Andrew Sentance’s prediction came true. The PwC economic adviser maintained last month that interest rates were to rise – a matter recently confirmed by Bank of England governor Mark Carney. We take a closer look in our October 2017 economic statistics piece.
The British skills gap is a problem for businesses with ambitions of scaling up. How can you make sure you have access to the right talent?
According to Business in the Community’s Mental Health at Work report, 77 per cent of employees have experienced symptoms of poor mental health at some point, and 29 per cent have been diagnosed with a mental health condition.
A map of London, questionable knowledge on Jewish traditions and a race for one of the country’s few remaining “original” Amstrad computers – in week five of The Apprentice, candidates battled in Lord Sugar’s favourite product task, which, this year, was all about him turning 70.
While sexual harassment in the workplace is often considered an uncomfortable topic, the Harvey Weinstein case has seen more people raise their voice in outrage. It’s for this reason former defence secretary Michael Fallon no longer has a place at the prime minister’s side.
UK families are set to part with 54 per cent more cash on festivities this Christmas than those across Europe.
The retail sector is buzzing with discussion regarding the constant challenge of meeting growing consumer expectations and the weight that businesses should give to each of these expectations.
Business owners should not take softer skills, such as communication and resilience, for granted when pitching to investors.