After chancellor Philip Hammond’s first Budget address to the Houses of Parliament, here is a full transcript of his 2016 Autumn Statement speech.
In just a few weeks” time businesses up and down the country will be preparing for the Christmas downtime, and while it may be tempting to enjoy the quiet period while it lasts, now is the perfect chance to reflect on the last 12 months and plan ahead to the New Year especially when it comes to getting your finances in order.
We hear from two experienced entrepreneurs about how late payments have been a big impact on their operations, but suggest some strategies to deal with it.
The need for data protection and privacy to be a strategic pillar within every firm will be greater than ever with the arrival of GDPR – the General Data Protection Regulation – which will step up data security requirements. But GDPR does not have to be a threat for those that ask the right questions and make the right decisions.
April is creeping ever closer and this year it doesn’t just mark the start of a new fiscal year, but also the launch of the long-awaited Living Wage and for some, their pension auto-enrolment staging date.
Nick Boles has outlined the “four simple steps” for businesses ahead of next year’s National Living Wage introduction, and said that the legislation will allow companies to reward staff “properly”.
While the share of female employment in large firms has increased dramatically, this hasn't been reflected in the make-up of executive boards.
Is flexible working allowed at your company According to Anne Cantelo, the founder and MD of Onyx Media and Communications, a Soho-based PR agency, more SMEs should allow employees to work flexibly.
Hiring your first employee is a big step in the evolution of any business, but many entrepreneurs are unprepared for the sudden added complexity of having to pay employees.
Business secretary Sajid Javid has announced tough plans to crack down on firms who recruit solely from overseas without advertising in the UK – or even in the English language.
The government's Department for Business, Innovation and Skills has enforced new laws in order to protect consumers' rights when it comes to the sale of digital items.
Geraldine Osman, the VP of international marketing at Connected Data, discusses what IT teams and bosses can learn about cloud computing and teamwork from the champions of collaboration – aka the best international rugby teams.