Business

18 September 2007

London's media industries are failing to capture the capital’s diverse talent

Training, recruitment and employment practices in London’s film and television companies are making it hard for workers from poorer backgrounds and from ethnic minority communities to embark on careers in ...

5 September 2007

Alarmingly High Levels of Job Dissatisfaction in the UK

Nearly a third (31%) of British workers are unhappy at work and cost their employers more than £40 million a day* in daydreaming or trying to find a way out ...

3 August 2007

8.2m in serious debt, 2.1m struggling with repayments

- Women 13% more likely to struggle with repayments -(London, 02/08/2007) 8.2m British adults are in serious debt and 2.1m are struggling with repayments. That's according to the latest quarterly ...

3 August 2007

New Maternity Legislation Prompts Employers To Think Twice About Recruiting Women

Chalfont, UK. – 02 August, 2007: A new study published today shows that changes to maternity legislation, introduced from 1st April 2007, are resulting in an increased ...

1 August 2007

Teach Yourself Business French And Teach Yourself Business Spanish

Publication date 28th September 2007 Both Priced At £30 · Are you afraid of committing international business blunders? · Finding it hard to understand your international colleagues? · Do you want to win more ...

28 July 2007

EOC report warns sex equality still generations away

The Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) today warns gender equality is still generations away and calls for urgent action across all aspects of life to close the stubborn gaps within ten ...

24 July 2007

Education, Education, Education- Not If You Want To Be An Entrepreneur

A survey* of small business bosses has revealed that less than half (46 per cent) have a degree and only 11 per cent believe that having a good education is ...

6 July 2007

Team Sport Proves A Winner For British Businesses

A ground breaking new survey commissioned by Standard Chartered Bank has today revealed that companies which encourage their staff to participate in team sports are more likely to be successful ...

6 July 2007

Brits Getting Sick On Holiday

The weather may be saying otherwise, but the summer is here, and that means it's time for a holiday.But new research suggests that for many, the annual break will be ...

1 June 2007

44% of Women Secretly Aspire to Be Their Own Boss

- Two fifths plan to start their own business in the future -(London, 01/06/2007) According to research released today by EO London (www.joineo.com), the UK branch of the internationally recognised ...

16 May 2007

Media Mogul Kishore Lulla Scoops Top Honour At Asian Business Awards

Tuesday 8th May 2007 witnessed media magnate Kishore Lulla, CEO and Chairman of India’s leading media and entertainment company Eros International, being honoured with the BDO Stoy Hayward Business of ...

5 May 2007

Likelihood of Insolvency Increases With Age

- 1 in 4 indebted Britons struggling to meet repayments -(London, 03/05/07) According to the latest quarterly research published today by leading debt consultancy, Thomas Charles (www.thomascharles.com), problems with debt ...

28 April 2007

Bank forced to pay costs for wasting time over overdaft fees

A judge has ordered Lloyd’s TSB to pay the court costs of a customer who sued for a refund of their bank charges.Judge Andrew Kearney said the bank had to ...

28 April 2007

How to deal with nightmare customers

Like 80's fashion they just keep coming back. Follow FemaleFirst’s guide on how to turn an annoying customer into a buying one!The Try-but-never-buy Characteristics They come in every week, look at ...

28 April 2007

Web design to reach you e-tail potential

The cost, effectiveness and setup of web pages appear to be problem areas for a lot of boutique owners out there. Yet with the right advice, design and up-keep, ...

28 April 2007

Marketing your business online

Generating publicity and interest through marketing your business on the web is proving to be the most effective way for boutiques and other businesses in general to operate.The web has ...

28 April 2007

Can Women Have it all?

It has been a few years now since the Spice Girls burst on the scene with girl power. Yet the business world has been so what slow to catch ...

18 April 2007

Rosaleen Blair, CEO of Alexander Mann Solutions, announced as Veuve Clicquot Business Woman of the Y

Rosaleen Blair, the Chief Executive of Alexander Mann Solutions has been announced as The Veuve Clicquot Business Woman of the Year for 2007.The award will be presented at a gala ...

31 March 2007

Better off all round: lone parents reveal lifestyle benefits of being in work

An online survey among more than 1,000 lone parents in the UK has shown that over three-quarters (77%) of respondents who have gone back to work say that working has ...

30 March 2007

businesslink.gov.uk urges business to prepare for April launch of new Work and Families legislation

Online tool to help and comply with new maternity lawsWith only a short time until the new Work and Families legislation takes effect, businesseslink.gov.uk is urging businesses to prepare for ...

30 March 2007

Work and Families

As of the 1st of April the Work and Families Act will extend Statutory Maternity Pay (SMP) from 26 weeks to 39 weeks. Abbey welcomes the increase as it believes ...
14 March 2007

Navigating Money Minefield Made a Little Easier For Men

New independent booklet guides men through financial quagmireDo you know your ISA from your endowment or your debt consolidation loans from your annuity? Have you ever wondered how you can ...

14 March 2007

Navigating the Money Minefield Made a Little Easier For Women

New independent booklet guides women through financial quagmireDo you know your ISA from your endowment or your debt consolidation loans from your annuity? Have you ever wondered how you can ...

9 March 2007

Women in RA

Women in RA – A Union of Voices to urge Europeans to mobilise political decision-makers to help combat rheumatoid arthritisCelebrating International Women’s Day, women tell their story through Parliamentary debate, ...

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