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.
Author Charlie Mullins
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.
The British people need the right tools, if we wish to stand any hope of creating a truly skilled workforce that will make UK business a success.
After chancellor Philip Hammond’s economic reality check last week, it looks like the UK’s entrepreneurial army will have to roll their sleeves up and accept the challenge of pulling the country out of the mire again.
Eyebrows have been raised by the amount of money it will cost taxpayers to renovate Buckingham Palace, an iconic British landmark in need of a little love and attention.
As a passionate supporter of training up our next generation of workers, Charlie Mullins believes the Apprenticeship Levy is a key cog in the future system.
The end of last week was a whirlwind when, finally, some common sense was applied to the EU referendum debate – leaving it in the hands of parliament.