Much has been said about how much companies lose when it comes to time spent in meetings, with 40 per cent of respondents in a recent survey saying half of them are unnecessary.
Employment Tribunal fees have led to a significant drop in Employment Tribunal claims. However, Ministry of Justice official statistics still showed that in 2014/15 over 61,000 cases were brought, often involving multiple claims. These statistics confirm that wages and working time claims account for the largest number of claims, unfair dismissal, discrimination and equal pay claims are also significant.
Much has been said in the press lately about the pay packets of board executives and given the uproar, you could take a wild guess that they wish it could have been kept under wraps.
On the back of social media platform Instagram demanding British-based anti-litter app Littergram change its name to avoid confusion, we look at some of the other recent examples of big business bullying.
When Neil and Laura Westwood appeared on BBC2’s Dragons’ Den with their pitch for Magic Whiteboard, four out of the five dragons wanted to invest. They’ve since gone from cottage industry to mass production – and had to learn a lot about marketing along the way.
Charged with $72m of funding, Sirin Labs plans to shake up the mobile market with a new Solarin smartphone priced in the region of $10,000-$15,000, which promises to “bring tomorrow’s technology to customers, today”.
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has recently suggested supermarket prices and promotions “have the potential to confuse or mislead consumers, which could be in breach of consumer law”. We took a particular look at how Asda’s pricing tactics may be a ticking time bomb for the sector.
It may have slowed down, but China’s economy is still growing at three times the speed of the UK’s and there are still massive opportunities for outbound investment. Recent figures attribute a record-breaking $101bn worth of global deals to Chinese buyers in the first three months of 2016 alone.
Have you ever thought about the medium of video when it comes to your business? Well, if you haven't, there’s no better time than the present. Whether it's business-to-business (B2B) or business-to-consumer (B2C), there are many ways that you can use video to your advantage – here are a few.