Addison Lee, the London based minicab company that boasts 10 million passengers across the capital every year, has been bought by US private-equity firm Carlyle Group in a deal thought to be worth close to £300 million.
Britain’s female workforce is craving inspiration in the workplace to empower them to break away from traditional expectations, according to new a new study on flexible working released today by O2.
Increasing public scrutiny over the level of executive remuneration both in the private and public sectors has left many reward and HR professionals with the challenge of balancing public and investor interest with the need to create sustainable reward strategies that engage and develop high performing talent whilst protecting organisational values. The CIPD’s annual Reward Conference, which takes place on 23 May in London’s Cavendish Conference Centre, will examine this challenge as well as other topical issues.
As the country says goodbye to its longest serving and only female Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher a survey of UK small businesses reveals that more than 65 per cent blame the Coalition Government’s lack of courage for lack of investment and credit available to do them during the recession.
The website, designed by the Government Digital Service, which combines all of the UK government’s websites into a single domain has beaten entries from around the world to win the coveted Design Museum Design of the Year 2013 award.
The recent resignation of Britain’s first Youth Police Commissioner (YPC) provides important lessons in social media and recruitment for both employers and employees, writes Kayleigh Leonie, a solicitor in the Employment Team at Vertex Law.
Freezing conditions in March kept shoppers away from the high street with both retailers and small businesses say the exceptionally cold weather in March damaged business.
Auctions sales data for used car sales for March 2013 shows year-on-year values are up sharply as the market struggles to get quality stock.
Former Apprentice winner Stella English has lost her claim of constructive dismissal against businessman Lord Sugar.
A scheme through which thousands of children from across Britain are each handed £10 to start a business has been revived with the support of the Government and entrepreneurs including Innocent Drinks co-founder Richard Reed.
As official trade figures disappoint yet again, the CBI is unveiling a new package of export-boosting measures to help British firms unlock overseas opportunities. They include an incentivising tax break, a review of the practicalities of the Bribery Act and making export finance schemes easier to access.