Business

6 August 2009

Claire Young Gives Some Business Advice

For many people, setting up their own business can be a daunting thing, especially with the credit crunch sapping all our finances. But why give up on your dream? I ...

4 August 2009

Emily Cummins Interview

Emily Jayne Cummins is an English inventor and entrepreneur and at the tender age of 22 she is already an ambassador for The Women of Achievement and the Girls! Make ...

11 May 2009

Leading Retailers Launch Skill Academy

Some of the UK's biggest retail names and companies have launched the National Skills Academy for Retail, in the hope of creating the biggest network of retail training centres ever ...

24 April 2009

Annoying Email Habits Revealed

A new poll has revealed some of the most annoying emailing habits, which we are all guilty of committing.Email may have taken over from verbal communication, but when it comes ...

23 April 2009

Five Fight It Out For Veuve Clicquot Business Woman Award 2009

Five of the UK’s leading female executives have today been announced on the short-listed for the Veuve Clicquot Business Woman Award for 2009. The winner will be announced at a ...

20 March 2009

MOBO Entrepreneur Kanya King Launches ‘Build A Business’ Scheme

After famously re-mortgaging her house to generate money for the first MOBO Awards, entrepreneur Kanya King has teamed up with Thomson Local for her latest project.Kanya and Thomson Local are ...

3 March 2009

Economic Downturn Sees Rise In Mature Students

As the economy continues to decline, there has been a rise in university applications, in particular those applying who want to be mature students.There has been a marked increase in ...

23 January 2009

Sterling Slump On Recession Admission

In a long over due admission official figures have confirmed that the UK is now in recession for the first time since 1991. Gross domestic product fell by 1.5% in ...

12 January 2009

Government to track all emails

Every email in Britain is to be tracked by the Government in a bid to target crime and terrorist activity. The new scheme by the Home Office means that ...

11 December 2008

Boom for Online Shopping

Online shopping saw its busiest day of the year on Sunday, as Christmas shoppers recognised the benefits of shopping from home in a bid to cut costs during difficult financial ...

10 December 2008

Business Output Falls

The UK economy shrank by 1% between September and November, according to data released by the National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR). The fall comes on top of ...

9 December 2008

Global downturn: Female-run SMEs weathering the economic storm

In an impassioned cry for support from the engine room of British business, three out of ten SMEs fear they will not be here in 12 months time. However, the ...

21 November 2008

UK SMEs Lead the Race for the Carbon Pound

Making up 99% of all UK businesses, small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) are the driving force behind Britain’s economy. Against the backdrop of the current economic downturn, a new ...

11 November 2008

3.2 million to change career this year

Research shows in the last three years 8.4 million people switched careers, with 3.2 million planning on doing the same thing this year.It’s thought millions of adults want to “skill ...

7 November 2008

Britain's small businesses leading the way in low carbon technologies

Last chance for small companies to win up to £40,000The UK is the European hotbed in the innovation of low carbon technologies and attracts 41% of the total venture capital ...

31 October 2008

The Cash Chasm – the latest symptom of the credit crunch.

When personal finance stories lead the news agenda, you know it's time for people to take their own cash crisis a little more seriously. New research has revealed that ...

29 October 2008

Networks key to survival

Networks have oiled the wheels of commerce for centuries. From membership of ancient guilds through to the stereotypical old boys networks based on the school tie - close interlinked relationships ...

29 October 2008

Peter Mandelson Backs Female Entrepreneurship Initiative

Business Secretary Lord Mandelson has today announced his support for WEConnect, a new initiative aimed at connecting women owned companies with multinational corporations.WEConnect works to break down the barriers faced ...

2 October 2008

Data Protection Policy puts employees at risk

Six in 10 Brits have been put at risk of ID theft as a result of their employers’ lax approach to data security. Shockingly, nine in 10 Brits say ...

5 September 2008

Google marks it's tenth anniversary

This Sunday 7 September Google hits its tenth birthday. As it draws to the end of its first decade of existence the world’s biggest search engine is facing some unprecedented ...

3 September 2008

Federation Against Software Theft and Investors in Software Join Forces

The Federation Against Software Theft (Federation or FAST) and Investors in Software (IiS), two of the most respected, independent names in the UK software industry, have joined forces to strengthen ...

6 August 2008

How to help your small business

Join our small business clinic to answer all your business or start-up questionsIf you run a small to medium sized business or are thinking of starting one, you’ll know that ...

6 August 2008

London becomes ‘Silicon Met’

Will the capital’s VC community make London a rival for Silicon Valley?London is preparing to compete with Silicon Valley as the largest gathering of heavyweight technology entrepreneurs outside of the ...

23 July 2008

National VQ Day

All of them have taken vocational qualifications.Over 3,250,000 vocational qualifications were awarded in the UK last year according to figures released today to mark the first Vocational Qualifications Day (VQ ...

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