In 2016, employers will begin to feel the impact of the employment law reforms made by the first Conservative government. As such, here are the five most important pieces of legislation that leaders need to keep in mind.
In a move appearing to contradict what the government is trying to do through its Northern Powerhouse initiative, the department responsible for supporting British enterprise is closing its northern office in Sheffield.
easyJet has set course to prove the sky is the limit without a glass ceiling in place by introducing the Amy Johnson Flying Initiative, which is designed to boost the number of women taking on the role of commercial airline pilot.
There has been one issue in the past couple of months that may potentially cause a lot of complications in IT departments across the US and EU; the implications for cloud compliance of the recent nullification of the EU Safe Harbour Ruling.
While unexpected weather is a common issue all businesses face, smaller firms are particularly at risk of being disproportionately affected. However, there are precautions companies can take to keep the sun shining.
A common marketing message from consumer brands is "you will perform better with us." With that in mind, researchers examined whether using performance brands such as Nike had any effect on consumers' output.
Looking after your employees is good for business, with new research finding that it brings in 35 per cent more investment from socially responsible funds.
Small and medium-sized businesses are the lifeblood of our increasingly interconnected global economy. Yet, British SMEs trading internationally are at ever increasing risk of being plunged into confusion over currency volatility.
A study spanning 80 countries has analysed consumer feedback online to reveal the world’s most desirable luxury brands – Chanel came out on top, while hallowed watch brand Rolex was outshone by the Apple Watch.
With the surge of service outages from large banks, challengers such as Metro and Virgin Money – some offering more appealing rates of interest and few weighed down with the same unwieldy and dated IT – are providing the British public with compelling alternatives to larger counterparts.
As our annual Future 50 initiative prepares to name its sixth batch of disruptive and game-changing businesses set to dominate tomorrow’s business landscape, we look back on five from previous years to see what progress has been made.
The rapid pace of technological innovation has placed us in the midst of what has been termed as the “fourth industrial revolution” – what does this mean for UK firms