Over the past few weeks, I’ve attended seminars by the renowned Jim O’Neill of Goldman Sachs and senior economists at UBS. Every time I pick up the paper, more and more economists are sprouting up, with diametrically opposing views on our economic direction. Why were most of them strangely silent before the credit crunch?
Forget Gordon Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares, Bolton entrepreneur Hilary Devey is hitting TV screens to trouble-shoot Britain’s small businesses back into shape.
Retail sales fell sharply in January as the weather had a significant impact on all sales, data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) shows.
With this year set to be another tough year for businesses – especially startups and SMEs – entrepreneurs really need to be concentrating on saving money to survive and grow the business. But many believe that the current HR burden is holding them back.