Former Chelsea first team doctor Eva Carneiro has rejected a £1.2m pay-off from the club – and is set to bring legal action against Jose Mourinho for alleged discrimination.
“The culture of presenteeism is going to kill British workers” – that’s an actual title from an article in The Guardian outlining how working longer hours definitely doesn’t make us more productive. Now it seems staff feel their extra efforts have been in vain.
Virgin Trains has seemingly taken inspiration from Netflix with the launch of BEAM, a free on-board entertainment platform designed to deliver luxury and convenience with some 200 hours of content for passengers, including Captain America: The Winter Soldier, House of Cards, Top Gear and Frozen.
Despite wanting Augustus Pili to communicate to the younger man, the company thrives on the UK’s heritage and its thriving manufacturing sector. However, the firm's founder revealed to Real Business that relying on both those concepts doesn’t come challenge-free.
They say you can choose your friends, not your family – and the same applies to the workplace. Given the choice, most of us would choose different colleagues to the ones we’re lumbered with for eight hours a day. And yet, working with a diverse hodgepodge of individuals is strangely satisfying, and par for the course in a tight-knit office environment.
The impending closure of British Home Stores (BHS), which was once a giant of the high street, provides a stark warning to business of all sizes that to remain relevant or be consigned to the history books.
No matter the industry your business is in, taking note of consumer behaviour and pre-empting demand is invaluable in ensuring your business remains current and successful.
Garth Saloner, Philip H. Knight professor and dean of Stanford Graduate School of Business, talks innovation and entrepreneurship as Stanford prepares bringing back its Ignite programme to London for autumn 2016.