Millions of households will continue to face financial pressures in 2018, with money worries among the top three causes of stress.
Ask anyone who runs their own small business, and they?re sure to tell you how all-consuming it is. There is so much to do to establish a business, win customers and get repeat work, which could prove a lonely experience.
CFOs are under too much pressure, Dun & Bradstreet has found, with 56 per cent of its survey respondents citing board expectations to be unrealistic.
Citing “the pressures and unknowns” of Brexit as the driver of tough trade, Jamie Oliver will be closing down six of his restaurants. Some have suggested though, that it has more to do with the grub being served.
Despite research showing investment banks are putting money into tackling staff wellbeing, just 18 per cent of employees say firms have a positive attitude to mental health issues ? and thus regard it as a taboo topic.
It is widely acknowledged that marginal gains, the small changes in an athletes behaviour amplified across lots of areas, was one of the key mechanisms that helped Team GB go from 36th in the Atlanta Olympics medal table to second in Rio ? and it can be applied to your business.
What’s the first thing you do when you wake up in the morning? Do you pick up your phone to check social media, the latest news and weather, or are you straight into work-mode?
It’s been found that 31 per cent of CFOs and FDs plan to recruit specialist project professionals to improve productivity in the finance function.
As Holland and Barrett becomes the latest company to apply blanket cost-pressure to its suppliers, many smaller businesses once again face the dilemma of whether to comply, or fight back.
Days after the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) sanctioned Barclays for failing to check a £1.88bn deal it handled for “politically exposed people”, shareholders are calling for the bank to claw back the bonuses of those involved in the scandal.
One of the biggest battles for pressurized SME’s during the recession years has been to get pricing right.