Small Business Saturday sales for 2016 amounted to a spend of £717m – a growth of 15 per cent year-on-year.
Economists from Warwick Business School (WBS), on their mission to see into the future, found little evidence to suggest Brexit would lead to disappointing growth in 2017. But it hasn’t stopped our November 2016 economic statistics feature from unveiling a few bumps in the road.
Real Business has been in Dublin as a guest of Sage, where we heard from a variety of Irish business leaders, who discussed the economic problems that are keeping them awake at night as part of the Sage Ireland Debate.
In November 2015, EY found that as football continues to grow, so does its economic impact – “the Premier League generated over £6.2bn in economic output that contributed £3.4bn to national GDP in 2013/14”. But its clubs are losing out when it comes to broadband football scores.
CV-Library has revealed the top ten breakdowns of the cities and sectors leading the way for UK job growth as a hiring surge takes place ahead of Christmas.
The UK seems to be struggling when it comes to scaling the global ladder of entrepreneurial countries, but the latest index shows we’re heading in the right direction – and that we could possibly prove next year’s forecast wrong.
Many a report has delved into the desires of the FD and CFO, but have you ever thought about what the career aspirations of young finance professionals today are?
Chancellor Philip Hammond announced a plan to pump £400m of venture capital funds into the British Business Bank to support the UK’s growing companies.
As part of his Autumn Statement, chancellor Philip Hammond promised to double Export Finance funds, taking “total risk appetite to £5bn”.
Job site Indeed has revealed the top UK employers for 2016, which have been ranked based on employee reviews that cover multiple factors.
In a bid to make the most of the festive season’s bargain hunters, the Amazon.co.uk Black Friday Sale will start on Monday 14 November and run right through until Friday 25 November. On the first day of Christmas…
The end of October saw two taxi drivers win a case against Uber with the help of GM Trade Union for the right to be classed as “workers”. Many suggested it would open the floodgates to claims against similar firms with on-demand staff – and news about Deliveroo suggests the sentiment is true.