Andrew Ramsay is the fifth generation owner of bacon-curing business Ramsay of Carluke. Before he took the reins, things hadn’t changed much at the Scottish firm since its founding in 1857. They have now.
Insurance may not be the most exciting purchase you ever make as a business owner but it is one of the most important. Without comprehensive cover, claims made against you could prove costly and may even put you out of business. If you have employees, employers’ liability cover is actually a legal requirement.
If you thought your job was tough, it’s time to get a bit of perspective. “One of our students walked all the way here from Afghanistan, says Jane Delfino, who runs Manchester Academy. "Another got a letter from the Red Cross saying her entire family had been butchered in Somalia. And one kid witnessed his grandmother being beheaded in Iraq.”
RB knows how you’ve missed your weekly dose of business humour, so the Friday funnies are back with a vengeance! Enjoy.
Alex Albone had a midlife crisis. Instead of buying a flashy car, he set up Pipers Crisps.
The latest economic data has confirmed what many of us have suspected for a while now: the UK is in recession.