The Scottish Ex-forces in Business Awards shines a light on veterans in second careers in the private sector, showcasing their applicable skill-sets.
The British Ex-forces in Business Awards, the standout ceremony that commemorates veterans entering the business world, comes to Scotland on 3 December. Here’s what you need to know including who the finalists are.
The saying goes that there are only two certainties in life; death and taxes. But for SMEs, there is sadly one other unavoidable issue, and that’s the nightmare of late payment.
The frequency and cost of reported cyber attacks on SMEs are growing, how can they better protect themselves?
Like it or not, tax processes are about to go completely digital. My view is that concerns surrounding this transition come from fear of the unknown rather than anything else. SMEs should embrace this digital transition, as it could revolutionise the way they tackle their finances and for the better. I break down the perks of taking tax digital.
International Women’s Day has been and gone. But the UK still lags behind other world leading economies when it comes to the number of female entrepreneurs doing business. A new treasury led report proposes ways to change that, including the fact that doing so could release billions of pounds back into the UK economy.
There is no quick fix available to become GDPR compliant. Big businesses continue to be hit with massive fines as we speak. So employers large and small must continue to invest in ways to remain ‘data ethical’ in 2019 and beyond. Using my experience in data intelligence, I suggest five key areas businesses should be looking at to achieve GDPR compliance.
Is your business pitch falling on deaf ears” Well, new findings from The UK Angel Investment Network can explain why. They reveal the ten sectors angels are most interested in this year, as well as the areas which are receiving too many pitches. Read on to find out where your business falls.
The UK’s billionaire economy is becoming increasingly defined by those who are self-made. Whilst our island’s rich list was once dominated by legacy families and even aristocracy, entrepreneurs from humble beginnings are now gaining self-made ‘billion bucks’ status. Let’s catch up with some of Britain’s most iconic self-starters…
Who are the UK’s biggest taxpayers” How much did they contribute to the economy last year” Among the top-tier payers are EasyJet’s Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou, and James Dyson (despite the fact he’s planning on moving his HQ to Singapore).
UK wages have finally risen out of their ten-year slump, say experts from The Office For National Statistics. This is despite the oscillation of the pound and the stagnation of other sectors that have come from Brexit uncertainties.
We’re in the midst of a vegan revolution in business, and it’s not only about food choices, nor aggressive activism. These three founders are changing the way we see vegan businesses. They can be commercially savvy, and ideologically realistic as well as passionate about a cruelty-free economy.