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.
Author Charlie Mullins
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.
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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.
We’ve had lift off at Heathrow, the green light from Nissan and economic success has grown in the three months since the European Union (EU) referendum.
Inspiring people to become entrepreneurs is a noble cause, unless, of course, you’re talking about what’s happening with The Apprentice on BBC1.
The army of UK entrepreneurs has gained some new recruits in the past year, but it’s important to not let them fend for themselves too soon in what has the potential to become an economic war zone. Support British business!
With Theresa May saying the UK now has to “make its own way”, British businesses must put customer service at the forefront to get ahead of competition.