The Bank of England reckons the economy will be flat lining again with its growth forecast being cut to close to zero. It has fuelled debate for new measures to stimulate the economy, but what happened to all the cash that has already been thrown at the banks to get the country moving again?
They told me I was insane, but I insisted things at Pimlico Plumbers would work much better for everybody – staff, customers and me, if we all came clean and told each other what we earn.
Let me offer support for the Venture Capitalist who has condemned Business Secretary Vince Cable as not being fit for office who is not supporting business.
I signed the letter to the Daily Telegraph quite simply because the 50p tax rate is a bad tax that’s bad for business and bad for the economy.
So the TUC has carried out a survey that has apparently found that two billion hours of overtime was carried out by British workers last year. On top of that, the union says that these extra hours could have resulted in a million extra jobs being created.
I have recently being doing some things with Volkswagen around some research they have done about helping other businesses be more efficient. It really is essential to look at your costs in your business and analyse them and make sure that you save as much as possible.
The most effective way to boost the growth of your business is to not wait for the business to come to you before taking on new staff, but instead, take on more workers to grow your business.
This morning it seemed pretty much impossible to escape from sound bites of Ed Balls trying to up his stock. It was hard to see what his tactic was, apart from alienating whatever part of the electorate that hasn’t already figured out that he doesn’t have a clue what he’s doing.