A CIPD report found that leadership development relies too much on the capability of individual managers, with outdated organisational structures and cultures preventing would-be leaders from applying what they've learnt in training to their day-to-day work.
Lord Livingston recently pledged that he would help create a ‘Brit-elstand’ – a UK equivalent to medium sized export companies known as the Mittlestand, that form the backbone of the German economy.
The UK's leading alternative funders have offered to place their collaborative platform under independent control so that banks have a simple option for referring rejected business borrowers.
A new report by Nesta Impact Investments highlights the need for investment in social ventures and new technology if the UK is to avoid a care crisis.
It’s hard to overestimate the impact that Wally Olins CBE, who died recently, has had on the marketing landscape, almost single-handedly inventing the concept of brand management and embedding the idea of brand equity into the minds of marketers and business leaders, says Charlie Laidlaw.
Finding the right people to join your company and move it forward is a difficult task. But are you going about your hiring in the most effective way?
Foreign tourists are set to fuel economic growth in the UK with their annual spend expected to rise by 34% to over £27bn by 2017.
The CBI’s latest Growth Indicator showed output volumes in the three months to February growing at their fastest pace since records began; the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has confirmed GDP grew strongly in the fourth quarter; and British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) said it expects the economy to finally match its 2008 peak in the second quarter.
P2P Mailing was established in 2009, a mailing and distribution solutions provider. Five years on, the business is working with well-known retailers and going from strength to strength.
In recent days, the business world and wider community has been rocked by news that the Co-op, regarded as a bastion of corporate citizenship and a standard-bearer for the mutual movement, reported record £2.5bn losses.
The increasing popularity of social media has seen the medium move from the consumer to corporates with many using a number of platforms as effective tools for businesses.
The UK's brightest FDs and financial service providers were recognised last night at the FDs' Excellence Awards in association with ICAEW and supported by the CBI.