Business

30 November -0001

Latest Business News: Government £80 mill For Hi Tech Development

£80 MILLION INVESTMENT IN WORLD-BEATING TECHNOLOGY Trade and Industry Secretary Patricia Hewitt MP has offered £80million investment to British business for research and development into the latest world-beating innovative technologiesTrade and ...

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East Midlands Development Agency Improves Business Help Scheme

EMDA HELPS MORE REGIONAL BUSINESSES The East Midlands Development Agency (emda) has increased a scheme which helps businesses in the region's deprived areas.The East Midlands Development Agency (emda) has increased a ...

30 November -0001

Housing Market Latest

Latest figures have provided further evidence of a slowdown in the UK property market.The Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML), British Bankers Association (BBA) and Building Societies Association (BSA) all report ...

30 November -0001

1 Person Joins Broadband Revolution Every 10 Seconds

One person in the UK is joining the internet's fast lane every 10 seconds, according to BT the telecoms giant.Including those connected via cable, almost six million people have a ...

30 November -0001

Buying a franchise

Taking on a franchise is an option worth considering for anyone who wants to run a business but doesn't have a specific idea or prefers the security provided by an ...

30 November -0001

Stephanie Villalba Loses Sex Discrimination Case

Stephanie Villalba Loses Sexual Discrimination CaseFormer executive at the London offices of Merrill Lynch has lost her £7.5m ($14.6m) sex discrimination case against the US investment bank.An employment tribunal dismissed ...

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Women With Children Still Sidelined By Business

Talented women with children are still missing out on the most senior posts in British public life because they are often pushed into low profile career deemed as suitable for ...

30 November -0001

TUC urges employers to tackle dyslexia

Dyslexia is known as the hidden disability and affects more than 2.9 million UK workers, according to the TUC, however, many employers hardly recognise the condition and not enough is ...

30 November -0001

Business start ups - Womans world

Traditionaly, in business, the role of entrepreuner has been a male one and according to statistics, there are still more men than women in business. However, the gap is ...

30 November -0001

Staring up in business

The dreams of many people across the UK involve breaking free from the rat race and becoming their own boss. Many people have a specific business venture in mind, ...

30 November -0001

TUC and The CBI Disagree Over Sickness Costs

Claims that UK workers take too much time off work due to illness have been branded a "myth"A report published by the TUC says UK employees take fewer days off ...

30 November -0001

Understand your competitors

Who are your competitors? There is always competition. Even if you're the only restaurant in town you face competition, from cinemas, bars and other businesses where your customers will spend their ...

30 November -0001

New Women Entrepreneurs Out-stripping Men

The gap between the number of male and female entrepreneurs has narrowed significantly as a big influx of women start their own businesses, a report suggests.The UK now has more ...

30 November -0001

Women The Who's Who Of Movers And Shakers

This week saw the publication of the fourth edition of Women's Biography, the journal of the most influencial women in government, politics, music, media, society.The book chronicals the ...

30 November -0001

Model Wins Compensation For Sexual Harrassment

A female model who shunned the advances of her female boss has been awarded £1,000 compensation by an employment tribunal yesterday.The tribunal found that Sonya Walker, 26, had been the ...

30 November -0001

Business Women And 1 Billion Litres Of Wine

Stressed single women down a billion litres of wine as sales of wine to record levels in Britain last year, a new report shows.The report by James McCoy, shows the ...

30 November -0001

Women In Business: The Film Industry

Women in the UK film industry earn less than their male counterparts despite better qualifications according to a recent study issued by Skillset.The research was a joint project by ...

30 November -0001

Government Affirms Commitment to Small Business

Economic secretary to the Treasury John Healey has highlighted the government's commitment to business creation in the UKSpeaking in Birmingham on Monday Healey promised to "take tough decisions to achieve ...

30 November -0001

Women In Business News: Equal Pay And Flexible Working

Career women who opt to switch from full-time to part-time work while their children are young often fail to regain their status or salary, even after they return to full-time ...

30 November -0001

Women In Business News: Equal Pay In the NHS

The outcome of a battle for equal pay for women could cost the National Health Service £20 billion plus.In a test case brought by the public service union Unison a ...

30 November -0001

Minimum Wage Rates Increase From October

The government has unveiled an increase in the national minimum wage.The Prime Minister Mr Blair announced at his monthly press conference the rate would increase to £5.05 in October 2005 ...

30 November -0001

Martha Stewart Released

US homemaking icon Martha Stewart has been released from a low-security jail after serving five months for her role in a shares scandal.Ms Stewart was flown home by private jet ...
30 November -0001

Martha Stewart Most Loved Entrepreneur

STEWART NAMED MOST LOVED ENTREPRENEURAmerican lifestyle guru MARTHA STEWART has been named one of "26 Entrepreneurs We Love" - despite her recent jail sentence for lying about a suspicious stock ...
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Martha Stewart Returns To Her Desk

MARTHA GOES BACK TO WORKAmerican lifestyle queen MARTHA STEWART returned to the headquarters of her New York company MARTHA STEWART LIVING this morning (07MAR05) to thank staff for supporting her ...
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