Only 15 per cent of UK retailers anticipate a better Christmas in 2010 compared with 2009, according to a poll of 600 independent high-street retailers.
… but careful cost-cutting can save your business. Serial entrepreneur Margaret Heffernan gives us six golden rules to get the best results when cutting costs.
Cobbler columnist John Timpson has a wealth of business experience. He shares his views on cost-cutting with us.
The number of people unemployed in Britain has risen to 2.5m, edging the UK unemployment rate to 7.9 per cent – the highest in six months.
LinkedIn has released the top overused buzzwords and clichés used in LinkedIn profiles. Cringe!
Patents are “practically worthless”, says John Mitchell, chairman of the SME Innovation Alliance.
Redundancies, poor morale and a shortage of skills: these are the issues affecting Britain’s managers as we enter 2011.
As workers spend 24 minutes per day making tea and coffee, what’s the cost for employers? And how do these numbers stack up against cigarette breaks?