Business

7 October 2016

Top Apprentice fails – what not to learn from this year’s candidates

The Apprentice is back. Last night we were introduced to the 18 candidates hoping to win investment from Alan Sugar, which saw them tasked with selling 'antiques' to the general ...
11 November 2015

Job Evolution Leaves Parents In The Dark

Times have changed in the world of work, with whole industries, such as Tech, changing in the last decade, the jobs market continues to change. Roles that parents would never ...
15 September 2015

Prince Charles Buys Diy Store for £35M

Britain's Duke of Cornwall has bought a B&Q store in Milton Keynes for a reported £35 million. The 66-year-old royal and his wife Duchess Camilla snapped up the DIY shop ...
15 September 2015

Google Releases New Payment Platform

Earlier this year, Google announced at its I/O conference that Android Pay would be coming out later this year. That day has finally come, if you live in the United ...

11 September 2015

100 days to get financially fit for Christmas

With just 100 days to go until the biggest, and often most expensive, holiday of the year, now is the time to start planning your finances so that you can ...
11 September 2015

Northern Ireland Man Gets 4 Years For Streaming Pirated Content

Paul Mahoney has admitted to being responsible for a "highly sophisticated fraud" that earned him around £300 000. The "social recluse" has plead guilty to conspiracy to defraud, acquiring criminal ...

11 September 2015

EU Court Rules That Travelling To Work ‘Is Work’

The European Court of Justice has ruled that the time spent by tradesmen travelling to their first customer of the day counts towards the 48-hour working week, which the UK ...

10 September 2015

Apple Unveils New Products and Updates at Keynote Event

The much anticipated Apple event took place on Wednesday where Apple's CEO Tim Cook, revealed upcoming new devices and updates. As every year, a new iPhone handset was announced. The ...

9 September 2015

Jobs and Prices Threatened by National Living Wage

The forthcoming introduction of a National Living Wage is already affecting jobs and prices in the UK. Next year April, as part of the government's strategy to rebalance the economy, ...

8 September 2015

An App That Might Bring Relief to Those Who Suffer From Motion Sickness

Scientists at the Imperial College of London believe that slight electrical shocks to the brain could be the ultimate cure for motion sickness. This method would lessen activity in the ...

19 September 2014

How to attract more clients without saying a word

Most industries are competitive, and as we know it only takes a few seconds to make a first impression.  Being successful is a combination of 3 key factors: knowledge, attitude ...
4 June 2014

Lack of sleep affecting work

Late nights and lack of sleep do productivity no favours, new research from AXA PPP healthcare has revealed – providing a timely reminder to employers to take positive steps now ...
15 August 2013

2.5 million home business owners now operate across the UK

Direct Line for Business (DL4B) have revealed that there are currently 2.5 million home business owners now operating across the UK, representing 52% of the total number of UK small ...
27 June 2013

Tips for Women to Climb the Career Ladder

For many reasons, lots of women can find it hard to get a foot hold on their chosen career ladder. With much speculation surrounding equality in the workplace, Ann Pickering, HR ...
4 June 2013

Equality For Women- An Interview With Jane Griffiths

The case for gender equality in the workplace is an on-going debate. According to the BBC, new statistics show that the Europe-wide figure for women in boardrooms is just 13.7%. ...
4 March 2013

Exclusive interview with Tina Boden

You have a background of self employment for over two  generations so tell us about this.   It actually goes back further than 2 generations; my parents owned pubs and a hotel, ...

4 March 2013

Exclusive interview with Nicola Bird

Tell us about Jigsaw Box. JigsawBox is an online platform which provides a home for people to create products and services that they can sell online. Through JigsawBox, people can package ...

20 December 2012

Girls Are Set To Turn Passion Into Profit In 2013

Gwyneth Paltrow released a home baking book, Cheryl Cole has an autobiography and Kourtney, Kim and Khloe Kardashian are set to take over the world with a wealth of businesses. ...
16 November 2012

Changing Style of Mobile Phones

The first few generations of mobile phones were entirely about function – designed for one reason only, to make and receive calls. Fast forward a couple of decades and modern ...
19 October 2012

Local Businesses Not Doing Their Bit to Help the Community

Small and medium sized businesses in the UK are missing a trick when it comes to supporting their local community, according to a new report released today by Rotary International ...
22 August 2012

UK businesses optimistic about growth prospects

The average company with a turnover of £20 million or less expects to grow its revenue by 88 per cent over the next five years – or around 13 per ...
14 August 2012

Lack Of Protection Is Significantly Impacting UK Business

UK businesses are being hindered by a lack of effective sickness absence management, despite over half (53%) of employers believing they’re well equipped to deal with long-term absence, according to ...

17 July 2012

Slouching at work could cost you your job

Your posture at work could be having a direct effect on your career progression and success, according to new research.  The research commissioned by Ergonomic specialist Fellowes and Body Language expert, ...
10 July 2012

What Trait Do You Desire Most In Your Boss?

Many employees wish to strike lucky by having a nice, kind, respectful boss, but new research shows that the most valued trait is a sense of humour. The poll, conducted by ...
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