In what marks a world first, the UK’s sharing economy companies will have the opportunity to receive a stamp of approval in the form of a TrustSeal, which will act as a kitemark that signifies businesses are meeting good practice principles.
Steve Hill, director of external engagement at The Open University, outlines the priorities at the heart of the apprenticeships debate.
Law firm Leigh Day revealed it was investigating whether Volkswagen's (VW) admission that some of its cars cheated clean air tests in the US also applied to tests in the UK. If proven true, then it expects to soon handle one of the largest group claims in UK legal history.
Despite internal audits being vital for all businesses, a quarter of firms are failing to conform with international risk assessment standards.
It’s all too easy for a business to slip into a culture of mediocrity. Whether it stems from complacency, disengagement or fear of change, once the slide starts it can be hard to halt. Andrew Morris, CEO of the Academy for Chief Executives, offers some advice.
Picture care workers, cleaners and catering staff. These traditional women’s jobs have the unenviable distinction of being three of the lowest paid jobs in the UK – typically well below £10 per hour. And that’s a big problem – particularly in the adult social care sector, where attracting the very best is important to deliver quality of care.