With the UK set for a blistering May bank holiday weekend, here are five tips employers need to know when considering the hot weather and their workplace.
The arrival of Storm Doris in the UK has caused various levels of chaos across the country, but SMEs are still taking chances with forward planning for such scenarios.
While unexpected weather is a common issue all businesses face, smaller firms are particularly at risk of being disproportionately affected. However, there are precautions companies can take to keep the sun shining.
High street sales have slumped to their worst level since the start of the global financial crisis in 2008 as retailers experience a "summer to forget".
There are some guarantees when the temperature starts to rise in Britain. The papers are full of photos of zoo animals eating ice lollies, people who usually whinge about the rain and cold start to complain about the heat, and the Trade Unions give the impression that every business in the country is running a Victorian sweatshop.
Extreme weather is blowing businesses off course, say Britain's small firms.
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Charlie Mullins argues that teachers should have a stronger work ethic to set the right example for their pupils.
A warm June and this weekend's heatwave have led to a pickup in sales for small businesses.