The Autumn Budget takes place at 12.30pm on Wednesday 22 November 2017 – ahead of it, business leaders from across the UK have voiced what they want, and expect, to hear.
When facing difficult times, restructuring the business to make efficiencies is often the only solution. Unfortunately, this can result in a human cost if it requires staff to be made redundant.
While sexual harassment in the workplace is often considered an uncomfortable topic, the Harvey Weinstein case has seen more people raise their voice in outrage. It’s for this reason former defence secretary Michael Fallon no longer has a place at the prime minister’s side.
It’s the stuff of economic nightmares, but this week’s interest rate rise brought it a step closer to reality. When banks increase the interest and charge for loans and overdrafts, thousands of zombie companies could be pushed into insolvency.
Full fibre is deemed the gold standard for broadband – and one of the reasons it is seen as such is that it removes the speed drop over distance that existing DSL products suffer from. But there may be a slight issue with Openreach’s roll-out announcement.
The Thriving at Work report commissioned by prime minister Theresa May at the beginning of the year is now complete, and it sets out ways businesses and government can make a combined effort of boosting staff mental health.
The government has launched a competition, named “Testbeds and Trials,” to scour the nation for ideas that will bring its ambition of 5G powerhouse closer.
October 2017 marks 30 years of Black History Month in the UK, but where do those of black heritage fit in with British culture and business?
Carolyn Lloyd Brown, founder of Heritage Angel, unveiled how Brexit led her to pursue opportunities beyond Europe – more specifically, in China.
In arguably the biggest declaration to come out of the Conservative Party Conference, I for one welcomed the government’s announcement to pledge a further £2bn into a “new generation of council houses” and affordable homes for rent – though its execution will be key.
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.
What prime minister Theresa May promised in her manifesto regarding corporate governance and excessive executive pay has fallen flat according to many.