Today’s GDP figures showing a 0.8 per cent rise in output represent the third quarter in a row the economy has grown, supporting the oil tanker analogy that UK plc is slowly, but surely, turning around and propelling in the right direction.
The CBI has raised its growth forecasts for 2013 and 2014 and expects growth to gather pace in 2015 as the recovery continues to build steadily. Business investment and net trade are also expected to provide increasing support to growth over the coming years.
Entrepreneur and Dragons’ Den star, Peter Jones, has announced the start of trading for his nationwide enterprise competition Tycoon in Schools, where hundreds of children will compete in a bid to be crowned winner of Tycoon in Schools 2013.
60 per cent of bosses of small and medium sized businesses don’t always believe their employees when they call in sick, according to new research.
Currently, the accountancy sector is in the midst of a large scale migration from local IT services to Cloud computing. Working in the Cloud lends itself to more flexible, mobile work patterns with employees using their own computing devices.
David Cameron has announced has announced that a list of the owners of UK ‘shell’ companies are to be published in a government attempt to tackle tax evasion and money laundering.
A new report indicates the ‘Olympic effect’ among young people aged 18 to 25 in Britain today. The research, London Pride: The Young Adult Perspective, highlights a new feeling of positivity, optimism and hope following last year’s London Games.
Known as ‘Time-of-day services marketing’, it looks to bring the personal touch back to shops and create a unique experience for every variety of shopper.