The recovering eurozone and rising optimism seem to be going hand-in-hand. But out of a sample of six countries, the UK is least confident. This is partly due to Brexit, an issue which hasn’t actually spelled news for all, especially Billericay Fertiliser Services.
Regular readers of my column and, to be frank, most people who know anything about me, are aware of how passionate I am about apprenticeships.
After what feels like an eternity, it appears that people are finally starting to open their eyes and see what I’ve been saying all along. Universities are cash-hungry con jobs.
Despite being serialised in a far from flattering light by BBC TV show The Office, Berkshire town Slough has been found to be the best place to work in the UK by business review platform Glassdoor.
A prestigious upbringing was brought to an abrupt end for Maximilian White, but a rocky lifestyle change as a child only made him more determined to succeed.
Never has there been a more divided topic than Brexit. The likes of James Dyson call for a “clean break”, while JD Wetherspoon boss Tim Martin deems it a risk. These opposing forces have even been likened with the Skywalkers – Dyson taking the place of Luke and Martin replacing Vader.
Julius Caesar was an early adopter (“I came, I saw, I conquered”), Napoleon Bonaparte took up the mantel, Benito Mussolini fancied himself as such and Adolf Hitler came within an ace of succeeding. Now we have Jean-Claude Juncker.
The new £10 note featuring Jane Austen has gone into circulation. It hasn’t been met with the best response though. Many dislike the accompanying quote, while others believe the note itself will soon be made redundant.
The national employment rate is climbing, with only 4.3 per cent of Brits without a job. However, this may not be a cause for celebration.
Charlie Mullins discusses one of the most divisive Brexit topics, immigration and freedom of movement – arguing that UK SMEs need access to skilled workers.
There have been significant changes to the scoring of GCSEs and as far as I’m concerned, this decision is completely bonkers.
Last week thousands of students were on tenterhooks waiting for the results that would define their last two years of studying A-Levels. But while universities are vocal, what role are businesses playing in this process?