Despite Iain Duncan Smith's promises to put more emphasis on the clarity of retirement income, it took a freedom of information request to reveal that only 45 per cent of pensioners will receive their full state pension from 2016.
Deputy prime minister Nick Clegg and employment relations minister Jo Swinson have voiced opinions on a new government study that found more than half of the country believes childcare should be a responsibility for both parents. However, a review of recent reports suggests that belief still has a long road ahead.
Debt Guard Solicitors suggests that compulsory daily interest charges should be made law to punish businesses that pay late, unless they ‘opt-out’ and risk public criticism.
According to the World Economic Forum, not one country has closed the income gap between men and women. And no woman, no matter how rich, has been excluded from this fact. Arguably, it's rare to have clear evidence that the pay gap exists, but the recent Sony hacks reveal just how big the gender bias is.
The latest stage of the government’s apprenticeship drive has put businesses “in the driving seat” regarding design and funding of the training system.
Following the recent onslaught of attacks on Sony, Daisy Group data expert Walter Rossi explains that hackers are becoming increasingly sophisticated. It's time that UK businesses finally acknowledged it, or face the consequences.
With categories ranging from entrepreneurship to public service, engineering to finance, nominations are open for the First Women Awards – to unearth the nation’s premier senior-level business women and professionals.
Graduate recruitment in 2015 is to reach its highest level at Britain's top businesses in more than a decade and those graduating this summer will be paid higher salaries, claims a study by High Fliers Research.
One of the biggest challenges faced by tech companies is getting the word out about their innovation. Social networking is an essential promotional tool for any new business and can disseminate your message quickly and effectively.
It's finally 2015, and for many movie buffs this monumental date heralds the year in which Marty McFly travels to in the 1989 movie 'Back to the Future II'. Director Robert Zemeckis and screenwriter Bob Gale managed to get quite a lot right, but one thing they never could have predicted was the current legal battle revolving around the DeLorean car.
2014 was a good year for businesses seeking to raise new money on public markets, whether by IPO or secondary fundraisings – but what do equity markets have in store for British businesses in 2015?
Research from Barclays has discovered the top five most popular responses for why Brits wanted to create their own business ventures, and the bank also has tips for those that are also considering launching their own projects in 2015.