With the news of the government’s plans to cut jobs in the public sector, together with the statistics that showed an ease in employment during June, the current jobs market certainly looks bleak. But one thought leadership strategist maintains that establishing yourself as a REAL thought leader is the only way to keep your job safe!
Sellafield Ltd received a top accolade for its Apprenticeship scheme at the Apprenticeship Awards, organised by the National Apprenticeship Service (NAS). The award recognises the firm’s success in using apprentices to meet the needs of its business and the community it operates in.
There has been a dramatic fall in the number of entrepreneurs and people looking to start their own business throwing into doubt the strong belief that the UK business sector has the capacity to lead the recovery in the economy.
As the owner and director of a successful rural business employing over 30 people across two locations in the East of England, l was approached recently by Business Matters who asked me if l’d like to become a regular columnist.
A new online service has launched, into the fairly crowded space, to connect investors with businesses looking for funding.
The founder of a social enterprise who was once given a month to live has won the Scottish heat of 2010’s biggest search for Britain’s best new business.
The leading business information provider, Equifax, has released its Business Failures Report for the second quarter of this year today. The reports shows a welcome slowing down in the pace of businesses going under compared to earlier in the year and all of 2009, however, the actual number of failures is not quite back to the pre-recession levels of early 2008.
The average annual salary has dropped by more than £2,600 in the last six months, it has emerged today.
Jasper Carrott is set to land a second multi-million-pound windfall from his angel investment in the Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? quiz show, following a landmark US legal case.
Small businesses with big ideas for tackling climate change are being invited to compete for awards of £40,000 each, as the Shell Springboard programme opens for its sixth year.