Business

6 February 2006

Feminist author Betty Friedan

Feminist author BETTY FRIEDAN has died of congestive heart failure. She was 85.The writer, whose manifesto THE FEMININE MYSTIQUE contributed to the modern feminist movement in the 1960s and 1970s, died at ...

5 February 2006

Germans rethink nuclear phase-out

Berlin, Feb 5 Russia's gas shut-off to Ukraine and gas and power cut-off to Georgia after mysterious bombings earlier this month are fuelling calls for Germany to rethink the planned ...

30 November -0001

Getting Back in the Swing

Going back to work after a career break can seem a very daunting prospect.Many returners see the break as a chance to reappraise their career path; to change tack and ...

30 November -0001

Looking to Kick Start your Career?

Or maybe just give it a boost? If so, forum3 is the answer.READ ON FOR A CHANCE TO WIN A GOLDEN TICKET! With over 60 seminars to choose from, forum3 ...

30 November -0001

Get a Job You’ll Love!

It’s Sunday evening and you’ve got the Monday morning fear. It wells up inside as an all-too-familiar tide. You grit your teeth and promise yourself to look for something more ...

30 November -0001

Change your job for the better!

Change your job for the better!Do you feel chained to your desk and unable to achieve what’s important to you? Does work seem to eat up all your free time?Do ...

30 November -0001

Make Your Mark - start talking ideas

Make Your Mark - start talking ideas is the first national campaign of its kind designed to inspire young people to make their ideas real. With your help, we can ...

30 November -0001

Business startups - Reasons for going into business

Every year, thousands of people decide to set up their own business.This guide asks why you might opt to run your own business and looks at different ways of making ...

30 November -0001

Business start ups - Cashflow management

Cash is the oxygen that enables a business to survive and prosper, and is the primary indicator of business health. While a business can survive for a short time without sales ...

30 November -0001

Lowdown on Grants

A grant is a sum of money given to an individual or business for a specific project or purpose. A grant will cover only part of the total costs involved - the remainder should ...

30 November -0001

Business and Grant News:Technium Challenge

Technium Challenge Wales features a business planning competition running from 4 November to 5 May with a range of high value prizes targeted at accelerating business success.The annual Technium Challenge ...

30 November -0001

Grants Business News: The New Fusion Programme

LAUNCH OF THE NEW FUSION PROGRAMME FUSION is a unique all-island initiative for Ireland, which develops and supports partnerships between industry and academia.FUSION is a unique all-island initiative for Ireland, ...

30 November -0001

Latest Business News: Enterprise In Rural Areas

ENTERPRISE IN RURAL AREAS Rural Affairs Minister Alun Michael has praised an action-research programme to tackle social exclusion in rural areas through the use of social and community enterprise.Rural Affairs Minister Alun ...

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 ...

30 November -0001

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 ...

30 November -0001

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 ...