For businesses of any size, running commercial disputes through litigation or arbitration has always been a pain in the neck. Apart from the hassle, the absorption of management time and the real psychological stress of possible court appearances, the financial fall-out can be terrifying.
Organic farming has grown at a rapid pace recently, and yet organic agriculture only currently occupies one per cent of all cropland worldwide.
The UK currently sits in quite a strange position when it comes to employment, which has the potential to have an unlikely impact on entrepreneurship.
These days, it seems, almost everyone fancies being an entrepreneur, if not today, sometime in the not-too-distant future.
Like all buzzwords, the “business model” has evolved from something new and exciting to something more mundane and straightforward.
While blockchain is being embraced, with Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies the picture is very different with deeply held, and often hotly expressed, opinions broadly in the same opposing camps as for the last internet revolution: the World Wide Web.
Radley Yeldar’s Louise Ayling counters the argument that sustainability communications are “nothing but irrelevant PR puff designed to placate stakeholders and proffer a softer, more caring side of business”.
An online encounter between a blogger and a hotelier has gone global and it’s left people divided over who’s right and who’s wrong.
Blockchain is a word most people have heard used, whether in relation to cryptocurrencies or as part of wider discussions around new technology. But what is it? And how is it likely to impact SMEs?
The freefall in the number of new apprentices is one of the most depressing statistics I have read in a long time.
Many think the gender pay gap belongs to the elite; that it concerns discrepancies between the salaries of big-name actors or BBC talent. This impression may stem from the fact the newly enforced pay gap reporting only applies to companies with over 250 staff.
Scotland’s digital transformation continues with a quick pace, giving it the right infrastructure to become a gigabit nation.