Despite the recent enthusiasm for wellness initiatives, UK bosses have been dubbed strict by their staff, with 54.6 per cent feeling there is now less tolerance at work.
After a report from Accenture suggested 80 per cent of banks across Europe now see SMEs as a priority growth area, HSBC is looking to boost the market by creating a fund alongside Bibby Financial Services.
As an SME, you may think your business is worlds apart from a large corporate. However, SME’s can learn from large organisations, and thinking (and acting) big can go a long way towards helping your business survive and thrive in a competitive marketplace.
If you thought “Ukip The Musical” – yes, there was one – was the crème of the crop in terms of strange theatre productions, then you obviously haven’t heard that the Intellectual Property Office (IPO) received a trademark request for some Brexit-themed stage entertainment.
It’s little over a fortnight since the EU referendum resulted in Brexit, but in that time so much has already happened and so many new questions about the future of Britain have been raised that the vote itself is rapidly fading into a dim and distant memory.
Using three factors, job marketplace Glassdoor has revealed the top 20 UK towns and cities for Brits to seek work in 2016, and London has not made the cut.
Carlo Distefano’s first experience of the working world saw him work in a barbershop, but fast forward to the present day and his family-owned San Carlo restaurant group is generating a turnover of £60m.
Who knows how many change projects actually fail? There are statistics from influential sources such as McKinsey, HBR, Towers Watson and Forbes indicating that the figure is as high as 70 per cent. Of course, others dispute that the figure is quite so high. But if you want to steer clear of failure entirely, do not neglect the board.