Bank bosses should have their bonuses tied to increasing the number of senior women in their companies, according to a review being led by Virgin Money CEO Jayne-Anne Gadhia.
Despite 2013 legislation stating that debtors not paying within 60 days will be forced to pay interest and reimburse reasonable recovery costs, around 85 per cent of SMEs are affected by late payments. As such, we took a look at six ways SME owners could avoid being owed money by consumers.
Britain's music industry contributed £4.1bn to the UK economy in 2014, helped along by the global success of stars such as Ed Sheeran and Sam Smith – the voice behind the song for new James Bond film Spectre.
Research from One Poll recently revealed that several SME bosses rely on post-it notes as their only form of long-term planning. This, however, may not be a bad thing given that the pieces of sticky paper have strangely become the latest form of boosting innovation.
The UK's business leaders are in agreement that HS2 will be great for companies across the country, but almost half believe that operations should begin in the North – not London.
The topic of wellbeing and happiness in the workplace is high on the agenda, as a happy workforce is a productive workforce. Here is how to get the most out of your employees using insights from neuroscience.
You may not be considering the sale of your business for some time but, exit aspirations should play an integral part in your ongoing management.
Employment tribunal fees were first introduced back in July 2013, and since then, the number of claims has fallen by a staggering 70 per cent.
Many parents face the tough juggling act of raising a family combined with holding down a nine to five job. For women who have taken maternity leave there is also the dilemma of whether to return to work after they’ve had a baby and indeed whether to continue to pursue a demanding career alongside bringing up young children.
Bank lending has started to improve, but finance for small businesses is still difficult to obtain. However, there are a number of alternatives available.
The world is changing and constant innovation in the workplace is resulting in more diverse jobs – many of which weren't around years ago. As such, LinkedIn has found the ten jobs that are most likely to be misunderstood by British parents.
While 2014 saw all of Britain’s leading manufacturers have at least one female director on board, a recent EEF study urged firms to do more to tackle the industry’s outdated “dirty and unglamorous” image. As such, we asked four female manufacturers about the gender divide in the industry – and discovered how crucial it was to nurture talent from classroom to boardroom.