Halfway through 2016, the term gig economy was thrown into the limelight. Although suggesting a new phenomenon had made an appearance, all that had really happened was that someone came up with a fancier name for freelance work, enhanced by the use of technology. It also prompted the question of whether we should change the law around it.
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Just when we became comfortable with the law on religious symbols when it comes to the workplace dress code, along comes a curve ball from the European Court seemingly, sparking headlines such as “Employers can ban Muslim headscarves”.
In the last ten years, there is no doubt that WiFi is redefining the workplace; employees can remain connected to the internet all day, without being tied down to a hardware device such as a computer that can’t be moved from a desk.
Nick Gold, managing director of Speakers Corner, unveils how his agency is morphing more towards consultancy from bureau thanks to a shifting business landscape – and why tackling the issue of trust has become paramount.
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Simon Burckhardt, managing director of Vonage and founder of the Home Business 100, outlines how investing in digital connectivity will impact the UK’s small businesses.
The recent 20th anniversary of Buffy the Vampire Slayer’s TV premiere offers a good example to businesses why great content, no matter how old it is, still appeals to customers.
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Warning. Restricted area. Deadly force authorised: This is the black ops sign that greets visitors to Area 51 – the top-secret US military base deep in the Nevada desert made famous by the TV series The X-Files.
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There are a number of ways you could use your money once you’ve secured it and there simply isn’t time to list them all. Instead, here’s a list of what not to do with your investment.