Long range weather forecasts are notoriously difficult to get right. Nevertheless, when recent reports suggest we might have snow as early as October this year (just to top off a lovely summer), it’s time to start thinking about it.
Mike and Catharine Chalton of Home Instead Senior Care in the Wirral were last night revealed as the 2011 bfa HSBC Franchisees of the Year, supported by Express Newspapers.
The word Mumpreneur has finally achieved the recognition it deserves after being entered into the Collins English Dictionary.
The future of our economy depends on the development of entrepreneurial skills within our schoolchildren today. I think our education system could do so much more to promote entrepreneurship to young people from an early age. From the time they can read and write, I think we need to give young people the opportunity to learn, test and develop the skills required to survive in business.
IBM has opened its registration process for this years SmartCamp, the exclusive global event aimed at identifying early stage entrepreneurs who are developing business ventures that align with IBM’s Smarter Planet vision.
Entrepreneurs were hailed as the “lifeblood of Britain’s economy” by the Business Secretary at an event to celebrate the best of UK enterprise.
Designing a new website or revamping your existing one is an exercise that most organisations should really be looking to undertake every two to three years. Trends and styles on the web change year-on-year and, in the case of a revamp, if you wait much longer than that, your website can end up looking dated and stale says Kirk Potter, C2 Software’s Research and Development Director
PepsiCo today announced the 10 start-up companies from across Europe that will make up PepsiCo10 – a programme designed to discover and support emerging technology companies.
You may have seen the recent coverage of Carlos Tevez ‘ refusal to play in Manchester City’s game against Bayern Munich earlier this week. Whilst football clubs and players may seem quite far removed from the usual ‘employee – employer’ relationship the same considerations do still apply.
The face of the UK’s workforce will change dramatically as a result of the Government calling time on the Default Retirement Age. From 1st October, employers will not be able to use the DRA to compulsorily retire employees. As a result, workers will get older and companies will have to review their recruitment policies to ensure they continue to stay within the law.
This summer, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has been contacting small businesses across the country with information and warnings on who is eligible to pay VAT, what the deadlines are, and the penalties of either not taking action within the deadline, or disguising revenues for VAT avoidance Diana Flier, senior compliance analyst, Intuit UK explains what you need to be prepared for.