A day to bring the importance of wellbeing to the front of people’s minds, Wednesday 7 September 2016 marks National Fitness Day. And given that wearable devices have commandeered such a strong piece of the healthy living market, Brits have revealed wild ideas about how tech will change the industry in ten years.
Launched out of Sweden, iZettle quickly made the UK its second home soon after starting up, and that trend continues today as the mobile payments business has acquired Scottish company intelligentpos for access to its cloud-based point-of-sale platform.
After today’s announcement that Sports Direct are going to offer casual retail staff at least 12 guaranteed hours a week, instead of zero-hour contracts, Peninsula's HR director, Alan Price, explains what employers need to know about zero-hour contracts.
Equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs has become the first of its kind in the UK to publish results indicating the performance of its investment portfolio, indicating which sectors have fared best and how deals of this kind compare against the overall market.
We all want more hours in the day to be our most successful and productive selves but that just isn’t possible – time is precious. I don’t know anyone who isn’t overstretched and overscheduled.
Though it was by coincidence, the Institute of Directors’ (IoD) review of corporate governance comes hours before Sport Direct’s annual general meeting (AGM) – where shareholders will allegedly pressure billionaire tycoon Mike Ashley for a change.
Student Cribs, a university accommodation business launched out of Bristol in 2002, has secured a £200m funding round that will support plans to scale across “high quality university cities” in the UK.