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.
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.
As was suggested by Mariano Mamertino, EMEA economist of Indeed: “Britain’s employment picture is starting to look more anomaly than achievement.” We unveil further details on the issue in our July 2017 economic statistics roundup.
At the 1992 Barcelona Olympics, Derek Redmond was deemed set to win the 400m. That was, until injury found him and led him down the corporate trail.
The 20th anniversary of Harry Potter has just passed us by, and we can’t help reminiscing. So we asked those of the business world how they would have used magic if they were tucked amongst the series’ pages.
The demand for digital skills has clearly outstripped supply. Against the backdrop of political and economic uncertainty, London Tech Week is the ideal time to remind our thriving city to fight to retain the title of Europe’s biggest hub – and that it needs to step up efforts to keep its digital darlings.
Although we may enjoy routines and feel completely at a loss if we don’t have things the way we are accustomed to, it is within our capacity to make considerable changes so that we are more efficient or more contented in our environment.
Dieter Newell, senior director at eBay, explains why recent conversations with business owners have shown him why entrepreneurial grit will triumph over any statistical doom-mongering.
Brits will undoubtedly be looking for major change after prime minister Theresa May triggered Article 50. However, March 2017 economic statistics remind us that Brexit is a two-year affair – so we don’t have to fear any hard-hitting figures just yet.
For the third consecutive quarter, SME revenue growth projections have been increased, according to findings from the first report of its kind in 2017.
Prior to the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), the EU Data Protection Directive made headlines in 1995 as the first official set of rules governing consumer privacy. But since then, we have become more connected than ever before.
Having been awarded an OBE by business minister Margot James, Etta Cohen explains why it has never been more important to move from conversation to action.