As we approach the Islamic holy month of Ramadan healthy fasting and workplace routines are critical for employees and also for employers to understand so that staff performance can be assessed fairly.
Latest research data just released paints an optimistic picture for UK SMEs as they explore new markets beyond the EU with a one in four planning to export to a new country in the next quarter
A British blogger with a keen interest in business startups has been threatened with legal action and a bill that could stretch into thousands of pounds as Startup Britain demand he hand over the domain startupbritain.co.uk he registered before the support organisation existed
Having cash allows a business to operate. So managing your cash resources and making sure you have enough to meet your needs, e.g. paying wages, buying supplies, meeting your personal financial requirements, is absolutely critical. In this context cash includes credit balances at the bank and unused loan and overdraft facilities.
The greatest marketing initiatives may be clever and memorable, but of even more importance will be the simple fact that they helped a company sell more of its product or service to even more customers. Join our live webTV show at 1pm on Friday 5th April for advice on how to acquire more customers through clever marketing tactics
Business Secretary Vince Cable is set to get advice from two successful entrepreneurs appointed to help the government address the needs of small and medium sized businesses.
Wayra, the technology incubator run by Telefonica, the company behind O2 in the UK, have confirmed the appointment of new Academy Director, Charmaine Eggberry.
Peter Jones, the star of Dragons’ Den and one of the UK’s leading entrepreneurs is relaunching the collapsed camera chain Jessops he purchased out of administration at the end of January – However he admits he doesn’t know if the venture will succeed.
New research reveals that savvy travellers are securing new opportunities and climbing the career ladder whilst travelling by train
Whilst social & environmental responsibility and financial necessity are now aligned for many larger organisations, SMEs have been slower to recognise sustainability as a driver of bottom line business success, rather than a nice-to-have. Nathan Wimble, Commercial Director at The CarbonNeutral Company, argues that the imminent introduction of Mandatory Carbon Reporting (MCR) gives SME’s a chance to get on the front foot when it comes to managing their carbon footprint. For many companies it could be the start of a wider environmental sustainability programme that benefits their business as well as the environment.
Small businesses are at most risk of being prosecuted under the Corporate Manslaughter Act, lawyers warn, as figures reveal a massive rise in new cases opened by the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS).
Infiniti is not a car manufacturer that many will be familiar with, however this luxury manufacturer, aiming for forth place after Mercedes, BMW and Audi is definitely worth considering and given their partnership in F1 with champion winners RedBull Racing they really are a manufacturer with impressive pedigree.