Even when there is a limited budget, businesses must realise that it is important to think about innovative and creative ways to reward people for strong performance in line with the company values. This was best highlighted when Admiral boss Henry Engelhardt handed staff £1,000 as he prepared to step down.
On 22 February 2016 Google finalised its roll-out of the permanent removal of all right hand side text ads across Search Engine Results Pages [SERPs] worldwide. Climb Online director Mark Wright unveils the changes that followed this update.
While many still ponder whether to hire a graduate or implement an apprenticeship scheme, we asked Phil Hitchox, director of commercial and business development at First4Skills, on his thoughts on how the two options compare.
The argument for Brexit seems to have come down to a question of “better the devil you know”. There are plenty of people unhappy with our involvement in the EU, but equally people worry about the unknown. It is certainly an emotive subject, but perhaps the argument should really boil down to economic implications – will we be better off in or out
Kanye West wants to be known as an entrepreneur, not a rapper, and following his request for $1bn of investment from Mark Zuckerberg, Kim Kardashian’s husband has kept littering Twitter with his thoughts. As such, Real Business found the eccentric celebrity businessman has the skills to fill numerous job roles.
Dennis Fois, CEO of customer engagement specialists Rant & Rave, discusses how emotion is the next level for customer experience.
Who says that CEOs don't know how to have fun While many often dress up for black tie affairs, unbeknownst to many, there’s a a level of dress that goes beyond that – whereby leaders turn up to work as their favourite stars and fictional characters.
Business secretary chose to use the former factory of tea barn Typhoo from which to launch his £250m investment initiative aimed at smaller businesses in the Midlands.
It has been estimated that by 2022 there will be 2.5m job openings for engineers in the UK, but there are truly big business benefits of apprentices to help turn that prediction around for the better.
For companies with ambitious growth plans, seasonal requirements or large annual intakes, volume hiring can be a vital element of the talent acquisition strategy. Take Amazon, for example, which recently advertised for 7,342 new staff in a bid to fulfil a relentless appetite for expansion.
It's National Apprenticeship Week, so here are five ways British businesses can get future-proofing apprenticeships.
Towards the end of his career, early computer pioneer Douglas Englebert remarked that the digital revolution was the most significant progression in the history of humanity. He was right – no single development in all of history has had such a transformative impact on the way we see, think and interact with the world around us.