Some will blame Margaret Thatcher, others will give her credit – her government triggered a major success story in the UK export sector: the export of education. It is now almost a quarter of a century since full cost fees were introduced for international (later modified to non-EU) students studying in the UK, whilst at the same time drastically cutting back on public funding for domestic students.
Just a quarter of search results on the first page of Bing and Google are the same.
Co-founder Nigel Oakwood on creating a place online where knitters can find the products they use, discover interesting new yarns, get inspired to make something new and perhaps make some new friends.
Accountant Craig Sullivan argues that this year’s revision to the PAYE legislation is only the latest in a line of tax changes and other regulatory movements that will hit UK business.
Phil Orford, chief exec of the Forum of Private Business, says small businesses need help to reach out to the world.
An average four out of five application instances available to employees are never used, according to Centrix Software research. These findings according to analysis of more than 3m desktops supported by Centrix Software’s WorkSpace iQ WorkSpace Management solution and are consistent across all sizes and types of businesses, including FTSE companies and major government institutions.
easyJet's Hugh Aitken talks to Real Business about why the airline is supporting this year's Growing Business Awards.
The prime minister will also highlight a planned £2,000 national insurance cut for small firms.
The idea of harnessing the success of social networks such as Twitter and Facebook and applying these techniques to business communication is not new. For several years, many thought leaders and vendors have been describing enterprise social networks (ESNs) as a solution to many of email’s failings, particularly in the areas of group discussions and capturing collective knowledge.
Charlie Mullins is sceptical about suggestions that ending school uniforms would make schooling more effective.