Jason Cartwright, founder and CEO of Potato, explains which trends small business leaders should be looking at if they hope to cope with ever-changing pace of technology.
As part of the Conservative government's plan to boost the UK's productivity, business minister Sajid Javid has confirmed a £100bn fund to improve the nation's transport infrastructure over the next five years.
After addressing Britain's poor productivity in the summer Budget, the government has unveiled an overhaul of the education system as part of a series of measures that will help the UK populace bridge the skills gap.
As the Conservatives unveiled a multi-layered plan for improving the UK's output outlook, planning changes are being introduced to help labour market flexibility.
The "Fixing the Foundations" plan, published by the chancellor, and launched by business secretary Sajid Javid, made a point of acknowledging that "reliable and high-quality" fixed and mobile broadband connections "support growth in productivity, efficiency and labour force participation" across the economy.
Uber's name was mud during the 9 July London tube strike as the on-demand car booking service tripled prices to capitalise on stranded commuters. Reacting to the bad press, rival firm Gett has lowered prices to a flat rate of £10 for any distance in Central London.
Entrepreneur and Dragons' Den investor Peter Jones admits that sometimes the answers to big business challenges are just "sitting in plain sight".
Long after the headlines are forgotten, the summer Budget will be remembered for widespread changes to the principles that underlie UK taxation. But as we’ve come to expect from Budgets since the recession, for every tax break there is bound to be a tax rise elsewhere to compensate.
A new report from the OECD has revealed that while the jobs recovery has become more widespread and gaining momentum, millions of workers still risk being trapped at the bottom of the economic ladder – and time is running out to address that.
Business secretary Sajid Javid discussed the government's plans on Radio 4, saying that it needed to develop a system that wasn't abused by people using the right to study as a route to settlement. Will this discourage bright prospects from working in the UK, with a knock-on effect on productivity
DuneIm has appointed the CFO of The Go-Ahead Group as its new finance chief, which comes alongside the company experiencing a rise in sales.