As the high street reports new casualties, Nikki Hesford looks at why businesses need to start getting creative with their marketing
I’m supposed to say I’m disappointed that the Supreme Court has ruled against Pimlico Plumbers, by ruling that plumber, Gary Smith, was a worker, rather than the self-employed contractor we all knew he was when he was carrying out work for my company.
People frequently say they don’t have time to manage their stress!. “Don’t bother me now. I’ve got a job to do”. Sound familiar?
Bearing in mind that I am a dedicated and passionate business woman and that this is my first column for ‘Business Matters’ it would be odd not to give a nod to a subject matter which has been consistently hitting the headlines – ‘Women’. We certainly seem to be the topic of conversation this year!
Yesterday Theresa May once again proved it is she, not various members of her cabinet, who needs to be in another job.
Phillip Hammond’s Autumn Budget has pledged to make Britain ‘Fit for the Future’ – announcing an increased living wage, tax thresholds and additional funding for new homes and vital systems like the NHS.
Settling on a ‘no deal’ future as the UK’s relationship with the European Union is completely unthinkable, and there is no way in hell that such an arrangement can ever be allowed to happen.
Over my career I have taken business courses at Cranfield University, Stanford University and the London Business School (LBS).
A year ago this month there was a big match played in the UK; watched by a huge crowd, with the final score probably best-described as an away win: Remain City 48-52 Leave County.
From what I’ve read and heard, Matthew Taylor seems like a decent bloke, and someone I’d love to sit down and talk to as part of his Review of Modern Employment, that he is currently carrying out on behalf of the Government.