According to Personnel Today writer Susan Dennehy, “despite the coalition’s efforts to cut red tape, its final year in government has delivered what legal experts agree is one of the most complex sets of regulations that employers have ever had to handle.” We couldn't agree more, so we've compiled a list of the big changes taking place or being contemplated in 2015.
Clothing retail chain Bank have called in administrators Deloitte after “struggling in a highly-competitive industry”, putting 1,555 employees at risk.
John Lewis experienced its biggest sales week ever in a century and a half's worth of business, which was driven by adopting the American trend of Black Friday.
The NutriBullet is the “nutrition extractor” – don't call it a juicer or blender – brand that won the hearts of shoppers in the UK this Christmas, with John Lewis revealing a wild surge in sales.
Having been part of the advisory team at PwC that conducted a review of Graze ahead of an investment from Carlyle, Andy Gibbs decided it was the very business he wanted to work for.
Building a successful business means knowing who are the right individuals to call upon for support and advice.
Employment Minister Esther McVey has recently announced that from April 2015, the government will roll out an ‘older workers’ champion scheme across the UK. The intention is that over-50s jobseekers fighting ageism to get back to work will be given a new approach to preventing their talents from being wasted.
CFOs see a growing divide between good UK fundamentals on the one hand and concerns about UK politics and external macro risks on the other. This was the message passed down in Deloitte's fourth quarter survey of UK CFOs.
With 2015 here and many employees returning to work today (5 January), just 26 per cent of small businesses have introduced new year's resolutions for the company.
After a merger or acquisition takes place, there is often speculation about the cultural fit of the two companies coming together; for example, the media and stakeholders ask whether or not the smaller company will be enveloped by the larger one and whether the deal will help or hinder the growth of the companies involved.
For the first time since 2008's financial crisis, investment in shopping centres across the UK has soared.
Justinas Pagirys, director of the Business Development Department at Invest Lithuania, explains why the new eurozone nation could be the next country of choice for British business builders.