Welcoming today’s announcement of a deal at stage one of the Brexit negotiations, the Forum of Private Business is calling on the government to better understand the needs of British business as it begins trade negotiations.
The latest car registration data brings worrying confirmation that the long run of a retail driven economy may be starting to falter.
As the eight Small Business Saturday was hailed as a further success for independent traders, The Forum of Private Business has renewed its call on the government to increase support for small businesses with a particular focus on Britain’s high streets.
Phillip Hammond’s Autumn Budget has pledged to make Britain ‘Fit for the Future’ – announcing an increased living wage, tax thresholds and additional funding for new homes and vital systems like the NHS.
The key to building a business empire is to take measured risks. At each exit, I re-invested and rolled another dice. This enabled me to take a little for myself and invest a little back into a new venture.
In Europe, start-up culture is growing rapidly. While most aren’t likely to rival Silicon Valley anytime soon, some cities have become hubs for activity, packed full of new businesses and talent.
Millennials are notoriously choosy in terms of where they work. They vote with their feet if a wide variety of aspects of their job don’t live up to their expectations.