Higher education applications from overseas students is on the decline – and Australia seems to be benefiting from it. This, Lord Bilimoria suggested, was in part due to non-EU citizens feeling insulted about being classed “an immigration problem”.
Broadband research has suggested that superfast broadband is the new norm and that confusion over availability has prevented us from making use of it.
If you had a bet on reserve goalkeeper Wayne Shaw eating pie during the FA Cup’s Sutton v Arsenal match then you may have won a hefty sum. He did exactly that – but the incident led to a few employment law queries, and his resignation.
In October 2016, adverts spread across Heathrow airports, comprising a frog in a tie and the text, “Tired of the fog? Try the frogs”. This was an attempt by Paris’ business district, La Défense, to court UK workers.
The arrival of Storm Doris in the UK has caused various levels of chaos across the country, but SMEs are still taking chances with forward planning for such scenarios.
The British Business Bank has created a £400m Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund that will be based in Sheffield to unlock growth alongside Local Enterprise Partnerships.
Like family members, peers may drive each other mad at times, but giving recognition to colleagues will create a culture of innovation.
Luxury holiday home group Park Leisure has packed up a £103m investment as the business embarks on new growth amid a CEO change.
The outcome of the EU referendum made many nervous, but Colliers International’s Cities of Influence report, which pinpoints London as an attractive place to do business, highlights that we shouldn’t lose faith.
The latest high-profile company to feel the wrath of the government is Debenhams, which was included in the largest list of minimum wage offenders to date.
In Ombudsman Services’ fourth Consumer Action Monitor, it came to light that the telecoms industry had the second most complaints in 2016 – only beaten by the retail sector.
The government’s green paper on corporate governance focuses on three areas for parliamentary debate: executive pay, strengthening the employee and wider stakeholder voice and extending current corporate governance regulations to large private businesses.