The tough economic conditions of the last decade have proved hard on many an entrepreneur and those who survived or thrived have done so due to their ability to dig deep and adapt.
The majority of UK businesses are failing to communicate properly with their younger employees and it’s affecting their workplace morale and productivity, a new survey has found.
While full employment may seem a laudable goal, in nearly achieving it the UK has added to the pressure on SME’s to find the right staff, with the right attitude, and the right skill set.
Some businesses, including coffee chains and high street retailers, are using the Apprenticeship Levy in ways which it wasn’t designed for.
Where ministers want to give the Apprenticeship Levy time to find its feet, Charlie Mullins is calling for complete change in a system that’s inefficient and unworkable.
When I was a kid, there was an air of exclusivity that came with having a degree, much of which came from the fact that they were only accessible to well-off families who could afford to send their children to university.
After what feels like an eternity, it appears that people are finally starting to open their eyes and see what I’ve been saying all along. Universities are cash-hungry con jobs.
There have been significant changes to the scoring of GCSEs and as far as I’m concerned, this decision is completely bonkers.
The amount of young people out of work and study is creeping up and I believe it’s down to the culture of university brainwashing.
The news has been strewn with articles about millennials, or Generation Y, in recent months. Those 20-somethings who are struggling to get on the property ladder, who crave a more flexible approach to work, and who rely on dating apps to find romance. But what of so-called Generation Z?
Sustainability is not a new concept; from the tax on plastic bags and green businesses to zero waste restaurants and homes, we are all aware of the fragility of our planet’s resources. But why is it important that youngsters are aware of sustainable business concepts though?
Gone are the days where successful retailers can be one dimensional. In order to compete, they need to have a multi-dimensional strategy with online, offline and interactive.