As someone who benefited from early exposure to a trade of interest, Charlie Mullins argues that all businesses should do more to provide work experience.
Author Charlie Mullins
Last week Matthew Taylor, CEO of the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce, embarked on a tour for his review of employment practices. After my experience at the Court of Appeal, I’m looking forward to talking with him – that includes the topic of the self-employed tradesperson.
On the back of his Court of Appeal knock back, Charlie Mullins exclusively tells Real Business why he still believes his stance on employment law is right.
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For someone who once employed Britain’s oldest worker, Charlie Mullins has a think or two to say about ignoring the retirement age and thinking differently.
It doesn’t take a genius to know that what works for some may not work for others, but the government’s intentions are right with the Apprenticeship Levy.
Last week bean counters at the Office for National Statistics revealed economic growth continued at the end of 2016, but we shouldn’t rest on our laurels.
While some may call it an invasion of privacy, Charlie Mullins thinks technology such as electronic monitoring are key to sorting out British productivity.
Whether it’s lauding accomplishments or knocking failing ones down, big brands get too much attention when compared with our nation’s real business heroes.
Far from giving schools a grade based on exam performance, the education system should have to show value by demonstrating student job success.
It is traditional to enter a new year with business optimism, hope and ambition. However, 2017 has the prospects for being one of the most challenging we’ve faced in recent years.
As Perry Como once crooned: ‘It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas’. But at the end of 2016, it’s not the candy canes and silver lanes that inspired that classic tune that’s painting a picture of Christmas, but instead it’s the spectre of strikes.
Amid the headline-grabbing furore surrounding our exit from the European Union the government announced a positive move that will help make sure small and medium-sized business don’t feel the brunt of the late payment culture.