A gap between what employers expect and skills, attitudes and experience they see in candidates threatens to damage future prospects for growth, the British Chambers of Commerce claimed today.
"Public services are too important to too many people to be allowed to be the monopoly of the public sector," according to Francis Maude, minister for the Cabinet Office.
Creating an exceptional business has much in common with the highly regarded and hugely unexpected success of The Great British Bake Off, says Jo Haigh.
Every entrepreneur, at some point in their career, will be faced with the same question: how can I be sure it’s the right time to give up the safety of my job and become a full-time entrepreneur?
I am all for online shopping, however recent cases of leaking documents, and even worse, leaking consumer data got me thinking. Who exactly do I share my personal information with?
The UK tech sector shifted up another gear during the fourth quarter of 2013, with strong inflows of new work driving the steepest expansion of business activity for almost a decade, according to the latest KPMG/Markit Tech Monitor UK report.
A new scheme is offering primary schoolchildren £5 to invest in starting their own business.
In the ancient business world, companies used typewriters, paper, pencils and pens to operate to compose and store information. Although overhead costs like these took away from a business's bottom line, most never thought seriously of making their own employees buy their own supplies.
Every entrepreneur dreams of making it big and being the next success story to cause others to look on with jealousy.
Trading conditions for bricks and mortar and online retailers continue to come under close scrutiny in the national press, with industry observers looking keenly at the impact of internet shopping on high street trade.
Long gone are the days where simply having a website could propel a business offering above its competitors. Instead companies are looking to tackle their online presence head on, making it work hard for them – a move that has brought UX to the forefront of the web development community.