South West companies are about to go to nuclear after a multi-billion deal with French group Nucleopolis to grow the industry was sealed.
With the first week in March marking National Apprenticeship Week 2018, serial entrepreneur Jan Cavelle identifies why Britain has never needed a super-strong apprenticeship system so badly, and why it should follow France’s lead.
SMEs need to get a better grip on productivity, Close Brothers Group suggests after analysing the thoughts of 1,400 UK, French and German decision makers.
“No matter where you are in the world, first impressions count,” Glassdoor’s head of international product, Tico Andrea, said. It was in reference to the company’s most recent research, which highlighted the global variations of interview etiquette.
We don’t all believe variety is the spice of life. Most of us stick closely to what we like and know – especially when it comes to office lunches.
Any company doing business online faces the possibility of being hacked. But while UK bosses acknowledge the need for strategy to mitigate digital risks, they believe most cyber issues don’t apply to them in the first place.
France drew attention at the start of the year with its right to disconnect law, which, by its title, suggests all employees have the legal right to switch off from their jobs when they leave work for the day, or are on holiday.
In a mini-series from Real Business called After Exit, we found out what company owners like Gordon McAlpine did after selling their business and realising all that hard work – such as snapping up a French Villa.
Business networking is often done over a beverage or two, so what better way to provide a corporate delight than in the form of a luxury wine tour in France this spring.
“Tired of the fog? Try the frogs! Choose Paris La Defense,” a new French campaign will say in its endeavour to attract British talent.
Under new regulations, UK employers with at least 250 employees will need to publicly disclose gender pay gap information from 2018. It is hoped that this radical shift in approach will help address inequality in the UK and bring it up to speed with its better performing European counterparts.
The nation’s broadband issues have transcended into the marketing space, with research suggesting two thirds of Brits are being misled by advertising – and experts are now comparing it to the horse meat scandal.