Despite the changes we've seen in our personal lives due to tech, the workplace has been remarkably static – many of us still work in big offices. But Jason Fried has a radical theory for working: the office isn't a good place to do it – but with a few tweaks you can ensure everyone works without interruption.
Ahead of Britain's renegotiation, which is the first item on the agenda for the European Council summit, prime minister David Cameron visited France and Brussels to talk with key players to keep his reform demands on track.
It’s a case of “now you see me, now you don’t” at British businesses amid the rise of a new trend dubbed “ghosting”, which has employees depart their employment without a word to bosses or colleagues – never to be seen again… Who you gonna call?
With business confidence improving, the market for mergers and acquisitions took hold in 2015 and this year looks to be following suit. With the end of the financial year in sight, many bosses are beginning to consider personal circumstances, business forecasting and succession planning.
The recent furore around not only the free-fall of the Asian stock markets but also the continued drop in oil prices has prompted concerns about another global recession. Alongside changes in the structure of the UK Foreign Exchange market, bosses need to revise their recruitment strategies.
The UK’s tech sector continues to be championed by the government and key figures including London mayor Boris Johnson, so we’ve spoken with the leaders of tech ventures to discuss the difficulties faced on the road to growth.
In 2015 it was suggested that exiting the EU could cost the UK over €300bn. This was according to a report by Bertelsmann Stiftung, which has released a new study revealing UK firms fear a negative impact on companies were Britain to relinquish its title of EU member state.
As the business world evolves – spurred on by technology and increased globalisation – successful collaboration has never played a more important role.
Retirement used to be seen as a time to sit back and live life at a slower pace. Not anymore. Today, retirement is viewed as a time to reconnect with friends and family, to have fun and get fit. However, it all comes at a price and the workforce must be prepared.