New finance directors have been appointed at companies such as Ultra Electronics, Invensys and JJB Sports.
There’s no stopping easyGroup firecracker Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou. The billionaire entrepreneur – and a speaker at our Entrepreneurs’ Summit in May – is setting up a scheme to encourage entrepreneurship in Cyprus.
Real Business columnist John Timpson has been profiled in another national newspaper, this time the Guardian.
Easyjet chairman Sir Colin Chandler is stepping down early, reportedly because he’s “fed up” with fighting with founder Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou.
The two million unemployed people in this country must be wishing Gordon Brown would take a leaf out of the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development’s book.
Chancellor Alistair Darling has admitted he underestimated the extent of the recession amid claims the government will hike up taxes in April’s budget.
UK employers will no longer have to apply statutory dismissal and disciplinary procedures when disciplining staff under new changes to the statutory law.
First it was Twitter, now it’s Flutter. Or is it? Here’s a brilliant viral video from Slate. Lessons for all of us here in viral marketing.
Coca-Cola has bought a 10 – 20 per cent stake in Innocent Drinks for £30m. The move follows months of speculation Innocent would seek investment from the multinational drinks company.
I do respect maternity rights – really I do. But the fact remains that for a small company they can be absolute disaster.
Seem to be slipping further and further behind at moment. Still have ISO audit to clear from last week ready for inspectors at end of month and now it is half-yearly assessment time again.
Today’s tips: Have a big breakfast during Ramadan and don’t expect to get much done in the afternoon. (Read part four here.)