It’s been suggested that UK companies are less competitive due to a culture of silence around mental health in the workplace – and the time is now for business leaders to show the way in encouraging conversation around the issue.
It’s all change for Tyrrells, the maker of “fine English crisps”, as the Herefordshire business has been part of a transatlantic deal to get acquired by Texas-based Amplify Snack Brands for £300m.
Sitting at home watching Usain Bolt saunter into a packed stadium then sprint the 100 metres in super-human time, it’s easy to feel that life as an Olympic athlete is worlds apart from those of us who sit behind a desk running a business.
As far as the data protection landscape is concerned, Brexit couldn't have come at a more challenging time – some might say fortuitous time. That being said, David Lello, director of Burning Tree, examines all the implications and deals with some of the arising issues.
When the Bank of England and governor Mark Carney cut interest rates to an all-time low of 0.25 per cent it was an admission that a storm is here – and it might be here to stay.
Leon, the natural fast food business inspired by the Mediterranean, has secured a £19m loan from entrepreneur-facing bank OakNorth to grow its operation with 50 new jobs in the next four years, which will create 1,000 new jobs.
Deloitte recently revealed that strategies involving expenditure or taking risk have been in sharp decline, with CFOs instead focusing more on defensive moves.
As his business begins to crank up growth, Jason Miller, CEO of commercial laundry business CLEAN, revealed what it's like to take on a successful family business and how the purchase of a competitor is opening up new horizons for the fifth generation company.
Success for any company is reliant on having a clear strategy and sticking to it. That is easier said than done for SMEs with aggressive growth requirements when you are desperate to do business with larger enterprises, with whom you will almost have to compromise to build long-term relationships.