UK based SMEs are getting that sunshine feeling when it comes to investing for the future.
With the evenings getting darker and summer holidays now a distant memory, now is the time to ramp up your business and staff, preventing a slump and encouraging retention, warns LinkedIn.
On paper, the British summertime is a cause for joy – sunshine, hot weather and bright evenings. But how are UK businesses marking the season?
It may be counter-intuitive but entrepreneur Richard Blanford finds that the summer holidays are a good time to sell – but you have to know products.
If you’re unsure whether you’ll be able to fill the vacancies you have available at your firm this summer, we’ve got the 15 jobs that Brits would gladly take on during the season of (broken) sunshine.
School’s almost out, the weather has cheered up and your employees can’t wait to get away from the office. Staff engagement is at its lowest during the summer, more than any other time of year, as staff look forward to their holidays or generally resent being stuck indoors while the sun is out – there are ways to manage this, however.
Summer is over for another year and the season resulted in very different business scenarios for leisure firms Ryanair and Halfords with a successful takeoff and unfortunate puncture on the respective journeys.
While the weather may have cooled, sales in the UK's shopping centres have started to heat up with the arrival of the summer holidays.
No longer is a prom just something British teenagers have to imagine by watching films like American Pie, for most can now have their own awkward angst-filled experiences as the US tradition has taken hold in the UK to result in a growing expense for parents.
The UK is currently experiencing a rare heatwave and luxury ice cream company The Cowlick Creamery has capitalised on the temperature spike to introduce a new range for man's best friend.
New figures from UKTI, the Government department responsible for exports, reveal impressive growth in Britain's exports of summer goods, including sports gear and summer food, last year.
Employee mass absences tend to happen over summer, especially during festivals and warm weather.