Today the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills has announced a £145 million boost to improve Britain’s e-infrastructure.
Businesses have today been called upon by ministers to help tackle employment related law, bureaucracy and red tape in the latest phase of the Employment Law Review.
This morning it seemed pretty much impossible to escape from sound bites of Ed Balls trying to up his stock. It was hard to see what his tactic was, apart from alienating whatever part of the electorate that hasn’t already figured out that he doesn’t have a clue what he’s doing.
The Prime Minister has vowed to defy the economic downturn and predictions of tourism displacement around the Olympics by announcing a £1bn boost in Games-related business.
I’m sure I am not a lone voice in the business community who thinks the 2019 deadline set in the Vickers Report gives the banks plenty of time to cook up another disaster.
The government must back rigorous ring-fencing of retail banking from investment banking in order to encourage banks to lend to high-growth, high-risk SMEs. Doing so is crucial to the UK’s economic recovery, according to a report by Will Hutton published today from the Big Innovation Centre.
A lack of jobs and higher university tuition fees have led to a growing number of teenagers and young people aspiring to be their own boss with a massive 80 per cent of 16 year olds saying that they have had a business idea for two years and they are now ready to set up their firms and become the next Richard Branson or Lord Sugar.
Skills Minister John Hayes has announced a package of new measures to make it easier for employers to take on large numbers of apprentices.
New figures released by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) show that female executives are earning as much as their male counterparts for the first time since its records began, albeit only at junior executive level.
Back in the headlines as a central plank of the Government’s plans to encourage warring couples to resolve their differences out of court, the mediation process can also be an essential tool in business dispute resolution that saves time, money and business relationships.