KFC shut down numerous chains over the weekend after running out of chicken. Even now, 600 stores remain closed and it has left many curious as to what happened.
Whether you are for it, or against it, everyone can agree Brexit has proved to be the most significant challenge businesses have faced in a generation. The resulting uncertainty caused confidence to drop, but the fog may finally be clearing up.
A study by the Equality and Human Rights Commission has shown that employers still find pregnancy a “burden” in the workplace.
Magnus Jern, chief innovation officer at DMI, takes a look at the opportunities AI could afford businesses. He notes, however, that recognising potential issues with the technology is also key.
In my experience, the most precious commodity in life is not gold, diamonds or even Bitcoin, it’s time – and it shouldn’t be wasted.
Recently published research states that 58 per cent of SME owners think the impact of modern-day invoice fraud on their business would be minimal and that they would lose only a small amount of money if they were targeted. Sadly, this confidence is misplaced.
Internet giant Google has rolled out a new feature on its web browser, which will automatically block the likes of pop-up ads. First announced in 2017, Chrome’s VP of product management, Rahul Roy-Chowdry, said it was time someone eradicated “annoying online adverts.”
January’s headlines were dominated by a food hygiene scandal at one of the UK’s most prominent meat suppliers. The revelations have driven food safety to the top of the agenda for European FMCG companies.
The overarching advice for GDPR preparation is to take it one step at a time, do your due diligence and – crucially – don’t panic.
When someone tells you about a problem, it can be hard not to jump in with suggestions and solutions. But authors Karen Meager and John McLachlan suggest you try these three things first before giving advice as a manager.
The world’s biggest advertising companies are struggling. Falling share prices for giants like WPP, Publicis, Omnicom and Interpublic Group were the story towards the end of 2017.
Having cut his teeth in the debt collection world and then moved into finance, Jamie Waller knows a thing or to about the more under-appreciated industries operating in the UK.