The April 5th deadline to protect pension funds is looming. Business owners and managers need to help their senior staff to protect themselves.
"I’ve always offered my sales staff fancy rewards to bring out their competitive streak. But it has started causing bitterness among employees that miss out – plus it just isn’t feasible during a downturn. What’s the best way to motivate staff without forking out thousands?"
In a sneaky peek at the upcoming episode of The Apprentice, the grizzly Amstrad founder reveals that he prefers the cut and thrust of business to making sweet love. Wonder what Lady Sugar has to say about that…
Am feeling better (and I don’t think it’s just because the sun is shining) – little gains are being made.
Unemployment has risen above the two million mark, leading one commentator to declare these are “the most doleful set of UK labour market figures since the start of the recession”.
The credit crunch and collapse of the pound against the euro has prompted a surge of bookings at Cairnsmill Caravan Park at St Andrews, a third-generation family firm.
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