Eight in 10 office workers are regularly distracted by office noise. This is costing employers millions of pounds a year.
Ten years ago I was shortlisted for a First Women Award, in the Media category. I’d started my company Omobono in 2001 with two former colleagues and it was going well.
Ben Wright, COO at global brand and creative agency DesignStudio, explains why every business, no matter what it makes or sells, should recognise the power and financial value of good design.
Executive coach Helen Croft of The Results Centre discusses the issues surrounding gender equality at senior levels of business.
The Forum for Private Business, Manchester Metropolitan University for Enterprise (MMU), and the Family Business Forum have recently debated the pressing challenges that family businesses face and how the government can better support the growth and long-term survival of family firms.
A study from iconic furniture manufacturer Herman Miller shows the number of injuries we do to ourselves in the UK just by choosing to work later and longer.
The best destination for technology startups is London, according to research carried out by Pinsent Masons and Mergermarket of Europe’s most attractive cities for entrepreneurial ambitions.
Companies in the UK are ready to truly embrace mobility this year, as IT leaders plan to invest in smartphones, apps, video conferencing and more, according to study from businesses communications firm Olive Communications.
According to research there are only 30,000 high growth small businesses (HGSB) in the UK, which accounts for a small percentage of the 7m businesses in this country. And yet these HGSBs generated 68 per cent of jobs and in 2013 had an annual turnover of £114.4bn, creating £55bn of Gross Value Added (GVA).
An increase in UK exports has been a rare good story amid an anaemic recovery. But when picking which country to target next, SMEs need to be mindful of banned imports.
The UK tax system is costing businesses up to £10bn in hidden costs a year, with SMEs bearing the majority of this burden.
Robust retail sales have kicked off the new year, figures show.