Having started a shoe business to change an industry that insists on putting women through pain, I couldn’t believe it when I heard that someone was told to leave the office for neglecting to wear high heels.
Gary Lyons, managing director at online storage box retailer Plastic Box Shop, shares his thoughts on how to remain competitive in a saturated market.
The issue of controversy has been in the news a lot lately, from JetBlue asking a passenger to change clothes before boarding to Facebook tweaking its policies on trending topics. With that in mind, we took a look at how businesses brought on a storm of criticism due to products or statements.
Supply chain diagnostics may not be the words you want to hear, but realising its importance and understanding the mechanics within the due diligence process can help deliver an 80 per cent more chance of success in M&A.
Today’s SMEs are waiting too long to reap the financial rewards of Research & Development (R&D) tax credits, according to Friend Partnership. The chartered accountancy firm believes many bosses could be securing repayments from as early as ten days from the submission of their claim.
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Whistleblowing is a topic that’s constantly featured in the news and with a number of high profile cases recently hitting the headlines it seems the subject is firmly back in the spotlight once again – and not in a positive light.
Uber has launched a business pitching opportunity dubbed UberPITCH across three UK cities, which will provide entrepreneurs the opportunity to win over investors with their idea during a car ride, while the most popular will get to meet the on-demand car service’s founder Travis Kalanick in Germany.
Eight hours a day (if you’re lucky); five days a week (if you’re lucky); with eight bank holidays and four weeks’ annual leave makes 233 working days a year. Assuming a 40-year career that’s around 9,000 days or 30 per cent of your lifetime – more or less.
The 18th edition of the Growing Business Awards is now open for nominations and has signed up Amazon as lead sponsor.