Business

6 May 2011

Making Technology Work For Your Business

For smaller SMB’s lacking in manpower, the need to invest in technology to help them thrive in the current economic climate is becoming increasingly essential. Making use of the right available ...

30 March 2011

Female Entrepreneurs Have Eye On Growth.

1 in 5 intend to hire more staff, creating 360,000 jobs in the next 12 months 28th March 2011: Female entrepreneurs could give a much needed boost to the UK economy, ...

24 March 2011

Kids Appointed To Tesco Kids' Board

Tesco is creating a new Board to help shape a key initiative - made up entirely of children. Six youngsters, aged from just nine to 12, will be selected on the ...

23 March 2011

Women In Business - Barjis Chohan

Barjis Chohan is a successful entrepreneur and the founder of BARJIS, an award-winning London based design company.  I caught up with her to talk about her company, finding her way in ...

16 February 2011

UK WOMEN MORE IMAGE-CONSCIOUS

UK women are far more image-conscious when on calls than their male counterparts according to research conducted by mission critical communications provider Cable&Wireless Worldwide. The survey shows that 94 per cent ...
20 December 2010

What To Do When Your Partner Brings Work Home With Them At Christmas

While many of us will be able to escape our jobs completely at Christmas, blocking out all thoughts of the world of work, it is those who are feeling most ...

14 December 2010

Christmas Time, Mistletoe And... Work

A third of small business owners will work on Christmas or Boxing Day this year, according to a survey carried out by popular UK business information website, FreeIndex. The results of ...

27 May 2010

Women Come Out On Top In Office Battle Of The Sexes

The battle of the sexes in the office has been exposed... and women have come out on top! A study into 4,000 workers found women are the most organised, are more ...

15 January 2010

Stolen Wallet vs Computer Virus - Which Is Better?

The computer virus. Three words that strike fear into the hearts of office desk jockeys and web surfing couch potatoes alike.Once you have caught one, life is never quite the ...
11 December 2009

Cambridge Woman Is Porter Of The Year

Girl Power ruled at the News on the Block Property Management Awards earlier this week when a woman beat five men to be named Porter of the Year.The awards ceremony ...
9 December 2009

Women Pull ‘Sickie’ To Shop

100% attendance in the work place is not on the list of women’s priorities according to recent research that revealed 1 in 5 women have pulled a ‘sickie’ to go ...
10 November 2009

Commute Smart

Research launched as part of National Commute Smart Week finds ‘smart commuting’ could dramatically reduce travel to and from work o 62% of commuters want to reduce time spent travelling to ...
25 September 2009

Local IT Student of the Year Top of the Pops with Mood Changing MP3 Player

Manchester’s Chris Green, who is studying at Sheffield University, has just claimed the title of BCS IT Student of the Year at the prestigious Science, Engineering and Technology Awards 2009 ...
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 ...