The number of women in FTSE 100 board posts won’t budge unless quotas are introduced, says Jane Shepherdson, boss of female fashion chain Whistles.
The City of London Corporation is taking a stand against workplace health, estimated to cost the UK economy over £100bn annually, by spearheading a series of initiatives to establish best practice in employee wellbeing across the country.
The number of small businesses in the UK is on the rise, with numbers reaching at least 4.5m. This growth didn’t just happen overnight, but over a five-year period, with an evident post-recession spike. The recession found many people redundant or jobless, leaving some no alternative than to become entrepreneurs.