Business

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, ...

28 February 2007

Openreach - New Opportunites for Women

Broadband providers Openreach part of Telecomms giant BT have announced that they to actively seek to encourage more women into its organisation.Openreach, a new part of BT, was created on ...

28 February 2007

Sisters Are Doing It For Themselves

It’s International Women’s Day soon (March 8th) and FemaleFirst have decided to celebrate women who are actively selecting careers and life paths which widen and enlighten the role of females ...

28 February 2007

Women Who Are Changing the Role For Women

It’s International Women’s Day soon (March 8th) and FemaleFirst have decided to celebrate women who are actively selecting careers and life paths which widen and enlighten the role of females ...

24 February 2007

Job burn-out ups diabetes risk

Diabetes is linked to poor lifestyle.People who suffer from job burn-out may be prone to developing type 2 diabetes, research suggests.An Israeli study of 677 mostly male, middle-aged workers found ...

23 February 2007

Better off all round

Lone parents reveal lifestyle benefits of being in workAn online survey among more than 1,000 lone parents in the UK has shown that over three-quarters (77%) of respondents who have ...

5 February 2007

Dress For Business success

Is your fashion sense sabotaging your success at work? Will the cut and colour of your shirt really affect your chances of promotion? Avery Dennison Office Products believes that image ...

4 February 2007

Mum’s The Word When It Comes To Career Decisions

It’s official, Mums really do rule the family roost in today’s society, according to a new study undertaken by family ‘Bakers Born & Bred’, Warburtons. The national survey of ...

4 February 2007

Leading industry experts announced for Women’s Enterprise Task Force

The newly created Women’s Enterprise Task Force announced by Margaret Hodge, Minister of State for Industry and the Regions, will see a top line-up of expertise from a range of ...

29 January 2007

Brits Turned Off By Technology

53 per cent of Brits say ‘technology today is too complex’Britain in danger of becoming the ‘tech illiterates of the world’Technology marches on with new and advanced products hitting the ...

23 January 2007

Don’t Forget To Detox Your Inbox

Brits embarking on their annual January detox of healthy food and exercise are being urged to take their regime a step further this year. A recent report from Yahoo!, found ...

20 January 2007

BUSINESS AND UNIONS UNITE TO FOMENT WORKPLACE REVOLUTION

CBI and TUC to sign pledge to change the way we work'This concordat brings together the signatories in a joint statement supporting the development and implementation of smarter working practices ...