October 2017 marks 30 years of Black History Month in the UK, but where do those of black heritage fit in with British culture and business?
Carolyn Lloyd Brown, founder of Heritage Angel, unveiled how Brexit led her to pursue opportunities beyond Europe – more specifically, in China.
In arguably the biggest declaration to come out of the Conservative Party Conference, I for one welcomed the government’s announcement to pledge a further £2bn into a “new generation of council houses” and affordable homes for rent – though its execution will be key.
Julius Caesar was an early adopter (“I came, I saw, I conquered”), Napoleon Bonaparte took up the mantel, Benito Mussolini fancied himself as such and Adolf Hitler came within an ace of succeeding. Now we have Jean-Claude Juncker.
What prime minister Theresa May promised in her manifesto regarding corporate governance and excessive executive pay has fallen flat according to many.
As was suggested by Mariano Mamertino, EMEA economist of Indeed: “Britain’s employment picture is starting to look more anomaly than achievement.” We unveil further details on the issue in our July 2017 economic statistics roundup.
It was recently reported that hackers posed as Microsoft staff to obtain passwords from MPs. Blamed on human error, and the result of “weak passwords”, the Parliament attack showed humans can often be the weakest link in cyber security.
The Supreme Court has dished out justice in terms of the tribunal fees staff have had to pay to bring a claim forward – and bosses need to be made aware of it.
As part of our Fleet For Growing Businesses hub we’ve produced an A-Z of key business fleet terms, and salary sacrifice is next to be demystified.
The long awaited Taylor Report is here. Led by Matthew Taylor (Chief executive of the Royal Society of the Arts), it was commissioned by the prime minister last October to consider how employment practices need to change in order to keep pace with modern business.
Making Tax Digital was a promised revolution to the UK’s tax system, but gained no favours among the SME community. New amendments, however, will give 3m of the UK’s smallest businesses more time to make the switch.
Prime minister Theresa May’s recent endeavours seem to be winning her no favours, ranking her low in terms of SME bosses’ favourite national leaders.