Our resident political and financial commentator, The City Grump is back to discuss the Government’s response to the coronavirus crisis.
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.
The mammoth rail project promised to deliver a better connected and more prosperous UK. Years, (and billions of pounds) later, is the dream still intact?
Brexit is causing ‘a loss of confidence’ in the UK’s financial sector. But are sentiments about indecision and delay enough to declare that a recession bound disaster is on its way?
What does the 2019 Spring Statement mean for SMEs up and down the country? Well, it’s good news, including the fact that taxation may drop whilst wages will rise, enabling employers to access and assess the best talent out there and be able to make them stay. However, it all hinges on the UK exiting the EU with a deal in place.
While the number of global M&A transactions rose by 2.9% year-on-year in 2017, the combined deal value actually fell by 2%.
The US and EU are working towards a future of zero-tariff trade. But this news has sparked an intriguing question: could we be heading towards a free trade world? If so, what would this mean for the UK?
Despite export figures being at an all-time high, concerns over regulation are holding businesses back.
A few slices of pizza cures many ills, but can it also serve up a much-needed boost to management skills?
The advantages of expanding overseas are vast – but things can quickly go wrong. Here, Rick Hammell, the CEO of Elements Global Services, highlights the common reasons why international expansion fails.
UK businesses are being encouraged to look in all directions to take advantage of globalisation and boost sales – West to the US, South to Australia, East to Asia and North to Scandinavia. But we shouldn’t forget to look upwards.
More employee-owned businesses would improve UK productivity, enhance the resilience of regional economies, and motivate more engaged employees, says a new report co-authored by professor Joseph Lampel from Alliance MBS.