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.
Author Charlie Mullins
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Last week’s news wasn’t dominated by goings on in the Palace of Westminster, but, in fact, by events surrounding a large white marquee in the picturesque English countryside.
While recent scrutiny of the salaries being earned by business leaders is important to monitor the pay gap, it should be left to shareholders and board members to determine whether the bosses at big companies are paid appropriate sums.
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The PR team of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn could learn something from the way businesses go about communicating with the public after his attempt to showcase the "crowded" nature of British trains backfired.
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There are plenty of things most of us are glad have been consigned to the history books, but it appears some company owners still have their feet firmly in the past when it comes to getting a fair day’s pay for a fair day’s work.
When the Bank of England and governor Mark Carney cut interest rates to an all-time low of 0.25 per cent it was an admission that a storm is here – and it might be here to stay.
It appears the days of presenting employees with a gold clock and a handshake when they reach 65 have been consigned to the history books as a record number of older workers are still in employment.
Everyone has a ream of excuses or things to blame when it comes to putting off exercise or being unhealthy and apparently employers can now be added to the list!