A business’ biggest asset is its workforce. So why are there still firms out there that aren’t paying their people what they are entitled to?
Offering vocational training and apprenticeships are necessary to boost our economy, and in no way are they a second-best option for workers or businesses.
I’m not going to write much about Brexit, however now we’ve left the European Union the hard work starts here.
The business graveyard is littered with casualties of companies that have failed to either anticipate change or adapt to shifting customer demand.
The mistakes of the past and, to be honest, the present will very quickly come home to roost if a massive change isn’t made to the way we train people for employment.
Once, the best endorsement a business could receive was a word of mouth recommendation from a customer. – Has this changed?
As we enter the New Year, I’m happy to say that entrepreneurialism is alive and well in the UK.
So, there we have it, the latest chapter of the UK political farce has been closed. It’s now time for a new story, and it needs to have business as the central character in the plot.
In the week when our lives are going to be consumed by the General Election, I wanted to look at something a little bit more inspirational – the rise in the number of apprenticeships.
Small Business Saturday is an excellent opportunity to show our support for the small businesses that enrich our business community here in the UK.
Entrepreneurs may be the ‘idea generators’ for a business, but that doesn’t mean their staff aren’t equally entrepreneurial in their mindsets.
If there is one thing we’re good at in Britain, it’s starting businesses; the challenge is to make sure they can grow and become sustainable amongst all this political uncertainty.