Organisations across both the private and public sectors are failing to properly monitor whether the anticipated benefits from projects and programmes are actually achieved, according to a new survey by leading change and project management consultancy
StartUp Britain has announced a scheme which will throw open empty high street shops to hundreds of start-ups desperate for an outlet, in a move to boost enterprise and retail growth.
There are continued intakes of breath, tutting and shaking of heads at the antics of the banks. Barclays is in for the most opprobrium but the banking community has been viewed as villains ever since Northern Rock was the first to have the wheels come off in 2007 – yes it’s nearly 5 years since this all kicked off.
As many people look to escape some of the wettest weather on record the ICAEW has provided some helpful tips for small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) on how to cope while staff are away.
SMEs are being touted as the saviours of the British economy and with Xavier Rolet, CEO of the London Stock Exchange Group recently stating that Britain’s growth is going to come from SMEs, who now account for one third of UK gross value added – this view is becoming firmly ingrained in the heads of many politicians, analysts and the media.
Alastair Kight, Managing Director of GRITIT, the UK’s leading winter risk management specialists on customer satisfaction
New research published today by Get Safe Online, the UK’s national internet security awareness initiative, reveals that the UK’s small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are under equipped to deal with online fraud and other cyber security threats.
The head of the CBI warns that a return to growth will not in itself solve the root causes of youth unemployment, and will call for renewed focus on the issue.
Almost a third of business owners do not enjoy being a leader in the current economic climate, new research has revealed.
Doug Richard, the Government adviser and former Dragons’ Den star, is preparing an angel investment network that will back “neglected” creative sector start-ups that he says have been largely ignored by investors.