Royal Bank of Scotland has unveiled a package of support to help Britain’s young entrepreneurs as new research reveals a “confidence gap” for many who plan to start their own business.
The majority of managers in the UK have little or no confidence in the Government’s current economic policy, according to new figures released today by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), with almost one in five giving it a vote of no confidence.
Treasury officials will on Monday start the final stage of the search for a new governor of the Bank of England, a “person of undisputed integrity and standing” to tighten City regulation, keep the banks up to the mark and help avoid a future financial crisis.
Put the executives to one side for a second, we believe that the heart of the UK economic recovery will be driven from the engine room of our organisations and this is in the hands of the often underrated and undervalued ‘middle’.
Tom Saville, employment solicitor at MLP Solicitors, explains how the changes in pensions law will affect SMEs and how they can prepare.
Entrepreneur who gained £120,000 of investment from show forced into administration by cuts in Feed-in Tariff
Lloyds Banking Group has joined forces with one of the UK’s key business organisations to implement a mentoring qualification open to its employees involved in the Government’s mentoring initiative.
Business Secretary Vince Cable has today announced a new partnership with UK bank Metro Bank to help boost the growth prospects for small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs).
Applications are being welcomed for the UK’s leading Awards scheme recognising the achievements of women working in IT. The 2013 FDM everywoman in Technology Awards were launched by the UK’s largest female business community, everywoman, in association with womenintechnology.co.uk to recognise the achievements of women working in the sector and to encourage a pipeline of new talent who will become future industry leaders.
Consumer confidence levels amongst young people in the emerging or growth markets are nearly four times higher than in the UK whilst optimism levels about the future are five times higher according to a report published today
This is a time of great uncertainty in business. How long will the recession last? How many dips will there be? What on earth is going on in the Eurozone? How will all of these issues impact on my business? How should business leaders tackle these questions? Simon Hartley founder of Be World Class discusses