In a recent World Economic Forum (WEF) report on gender equality in the workplace, the UK was placed 18th in an international ranking, raising the question of what we need to do to compete with international peers. At our annual First Women Summit, experts discussed the best practices from around the world which could help answer this and close the gap.
What if I told you that the next time you walk into a business meeting, you should turn down that stiff handshake and embrace your client – potentially a complete stranger – with a compassionate, embracive, six-second hug… crazy, right?
Britain’s employers are willing to pay three per cent more for staff members than they were last year, as revealed in a study that has listed the five cities and five sectors in the country that pay the most.
A couple have been on a globetrotting adventure for four years by combining business with pleasure through a “freedom lifestyle” that allows the duo to work just 20 hours a week, earn $10,000 a month and stay in luxury accommodation.
A panel at our First Women Summit 2016, supported by the CBI, tried to tackle the issue of whether females sometimes needed to turn a blind eye to inappropriate behaviour in order to further the case of women in business.
As part of the Internet Retailing UK Top 500 campaign, seven British retailers have been granted “elite” status for the ecommerce and multichannel services provided to consumers.
As an entrepreneur, I’m proud my business subscribes to a Jedi culture. At a time which has seen many businesses lose the trust of the people, including the likes of Volkswagen, wouldn’t it be great if more business owners installed a Jedi culture to help make the world a better place?
London-based Admedo, the programmatic advertising platform used by the likes of Boots and Airbnb, has secured a $6m Series B investment led by MMC Ventures.