Some 2,200 graduate jobs went unfilled last summer due to students rejecting a previously accepted offer at the last minute – or even simply not turning up for their new job. This trend has been called gazumping.
Adam Smith may have coined the phrase, but Napoleon made it famous: England is a “nation of shopkeepers”. Today, Britain is a nation of startups, with a record 608,100 new companies formed in 2016 alone. But when it comes to helping startups to scale, we have lamentably failed.
It should be no surprise that the internet is e first port of call for most consumers searching for products and services, so fast websites are a must.
There are several reasons companies go public. Sometimes it’s to raise capital, or simply to acquire more business. But given the uncertainty miring the corporate landscape, curiosity about recent IPOs got the better of us. We asked bosses what made listing on AIM an attractive bet in 2016.
The year 2016 went down in history as a time of significant change. Before America headed to the polls, Britain shocked the world by voting to leave the EU. In the wake of the decision, there has been little action to note, and we have yet to realise the full impact of Brexit.
As his business grows and its reputation in all channels becomes increasingly important, acts of kindness are foremost in the mind of Steve Byrne.
The Regent Hotel in Cambridge is a family-run business. We caught up with its current hotelier to find out how it manages its energy contracts.
Tricia Cusden, founder of pro-age beauty brand Look Fabulous Forever, looks back on the experience of going into business with family – specifically, her two daughters.
With a new year underway, the talent pool is deep, so avoid overused corporate buzzwords and make sure you stand out to attract the best candidates.
As Donald Trump approaches his inauguration, the amount he clocks up in travel expenses should make business owners look at their expenses policy.