Business

19 April 2012

Businesses urged to instil competition in the work place to drive success

As Britain gets set for a year of world class sport, businesses are being urged to take inspiration from our sporting heroes by encouraging competition, following a poll showing many ...
3 April 2012

Employers back new Commitment to professional technicians

A new formal Commitment to professional technicians has been launched following an 18 month employers’ review revealing an alarming gap between the number of technicians in the UK and the ...
27 March 2012

Government accused of stifling businesses

The announcement of the Budget confirmed that business rates are set to rise by an average of 5.77%. Experts warn that the increase, coupled with the painfully slow rates appeals process, ...

10 January 2012

Increase in retailers falling into administration

The number of retailers falling into administration in 2011 was an 11% increase on the figure from 2010. According to research by consultancy firm Deloitte, 183 businesses fell into administration in ...
15 December 2011

Protect your career online

Over the past year Twitter and Facebook have already been banned in the workplace by plenty of employers in an attempt to protect their business reputation. This generation is tweet obsessed ...
14 December 2011

Do you fancy becoming an inventor?

If you've thought of something great, then well done, but it's only the easiest part that's over. Knowing how to turn your idea from a thought into a reality requires ...

5 December 2011

How to earn some cash with eBay

Buying and selling on eBay isn't a new trend but it's easier now than ever to establish yourself as a budding entrepreneur. Hugely popular and well known, eBay started as an auction ...
30 November 2011

Top tips for small business success

Every day across the British business landscape new companies are starting up and fresh ideas are being generated. 2011 has seen a plethora of bolder and better business ideas.  These gems ...
21 November 2011

The 5 Types of Horrible Boss Revealed

From the turbulent and explosive ‘Volcano’ to the smug and self-assured ‘Visionary’, a new study reveals that there are five distinct types when it comes to bad bosses in the ...
17 November 2011

Retail figures show promise in run-up to Christmas

Retailers can breathe a sigh of relief with the new figures released today from the Office of National Statistics. They have revealed that sales figures are considerable higher than the ...
4 November 2011

Christmas Is Cancelled For A Quarter Of The UK's Workforce

Company Christmas parties used to be the biggest shindig of the year, but as belts are tightened across the country, a quarter (25%) of Brits reveal that their work is ...
2 November 2011

Brits Are Forgetful In The Work Place

Forgetting to call people back at work and replying to emails are the most common jobs which slip our minds during hectic shifts at the office. Failing to remember colleagues' names, ...
7 October 2011

Britons Condemn Hackers But Are Divided On A Solution

Recent high profile hacks on websites and online networks of large organisations have resulted in Brits feeling concerned about the threat of hacking,  and calling for businesses and government to ...

26 September 2011

The Kennel Club reveals top businesses that are paw-fect for pooches

KENNEL CLUB REVEALS TOP BUSINESSES THAT ARE PAW-FECT FOR POOCHES From Bulldogs in the boozer to Old English Sheepdogs in the office and Beagles in the bank, the Kennel Club has ...

15 August 2011

Social shopping will help you get the best from your purchases

Online shops, price comparison sites and review sites are being put under pressure to put tighter procedures in place to prevent the practice of fake reviews becoming more widespread.  At ...

1 August 2011

Theo Paphitis's Tips for Small Businesses

In today’s current economic climate, we need more businesses to start up and be successful, but it can be tough. The reality is that many business people feel that they are ...

13 July 2011

Your High Street Needs You!

The public is being encouraged to buy at least one item from their local, independent shop to keep the high street alive. Skillsmart Retail and the National Skills Academy for Retail ...
5 July 2011

Avon's business tips after 125 years in the industry

This coming September, Avon celebrates their 125th anniversay. They've ingrained themselves in the beauty market with 6.5 million Independent Avon Representatives in over 100 countries and it doesn't seem to ...
15 June 2011

Avon celebrates 125 years - would you consider joining them?

As we all know, times have been hard over the past couple of years and truth is it's unlikely to get any easier in the next few. It seems to ...
8 June 2011

New radio show for budding entrepreneurs

A new radio shows aims to target people and give them that little extra push and knowledge to set up their own business. Unemployment is a word that we've heard a ...
6 June 2011

Red Magazine Network Event

Red magazine has announced another date for their successful Red Network events.  This events is targeted towards women who need that final push to find their passion.  Offering new contacts, shared experiences ...

23 May 2011

Tamara Mellon sells Jimmy Choo

Tamara Mellon the luxury shoe designer at Jimmy Choo has sold her stake in the company for £85million. The 43-year-old sold her part to luxury goods group Labelux, who also own ...
12 May 2011

Ambitious Mothers Unlock Entrepreneurial Spirit

A lack of career options for working mums is inspiring a new breed of mumpreneurs, a survey for Intuit, makers of QuickBooks financial management software for small businesses, has found.   Despite ...

11 May 2011

Majority Of Small Business Owners Use 'Gut Instinct' When Making Decisions

Key features:- 56% of small business owners would use gut instinct to make a business decision- 36% initiate change more in their business life than in their personal life- 81% ...