The average UK worker now puts in more than three weeks of overtime a year – just by answering calls and emails at home, a new study reveals.
The Government and the financial advice industry must work more closely together if there is to be any hope of reviving the UK’s savings culture, according to the CEO of the world’s largest independent financial advisory firm.
New statistics published today show a continued increase in the number of people starting an apprenticeship.
Financial services business volumes and income both grew strongly in the three months to June, but firms say they are less optimistic about their business situation than in the last quarter.
According to the latest Business Insolvency Index 1,841 firms (0.09 per cent of the total business population) failed during May – the same rate as in May 2011, and a slight increase from the April 2012 figures.
More companies than ever are looking at using HD quality video conferencing, according to research carried out by Virgin Media Business. However, concerns around the capabilities of current laptops and PCs (80 per cent) are holding them back from investing in the technology.
A new report offering a fresh glimpse inside UK businesses reveals that one in ten bosses earn more than £250,000 a year in basic salary, but half still insist they are underpaid.
The Government today published draft regulations determining what companies must disclose in pay reports.
Stephen Archer, Business Analyst and director of UK business consultancy, Spring Partnerships talks about how the Olympics will impact British businesses and the UK economy.