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Businesses advised to review contracts ahead of Government changes…

September 21, 2016 – 7:02 am | Comments Off on Businesses advised to review contracts ahead of Government changes…

Staffordshire solicitors Bowcock & Pursaill are advising business owners to review their employment contracts ahead of Government changes which specify where and how employees can work when they leave a business.
The consultation has been sparked …

Birmingham leads Midlands in foreign investment…

September 12, 2016 – 6:15 am | Comments Off on Birmingham leads Midlands in foreign investment…
Birmingham leads Midlands in foreign investment…

Significant investment by foreign businesses in Greater Birmingham & Solihull has resulted in a 188% increase in projects since 2011, according to the latest Department for International Trade figures released.
Despite the pre-EU referendum unease of …

Wilkes Partnership comment: Private message ruling important reminder for employers…

January 25, 2016 – 7:20 am | Comments Off on Wilkes Partnership comment: Private message ruling important reminder for employers…
Lisa Outram, employment law expert at The Wilkes Partnership

Following a decision from the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), that an employer can monitor an employee’s private messages at work, Lisa Outram, employment law expert at The Wilkes Partnership, comments:

High-skill IT jobs of the future can become the engine of the Northern Powerhouse…

January 6, 2016 – 6:30 am | Comments Off on High-skill IT jobs of the future can become the engine of the Northern Powerhouse…
High-skill IT jobs of the future can become the engine of the Northern Powerhouse…

16th December, 2015, London – The latest figures ONS figures on regional employment show that while the employment rate in the UK as a whole is increasing, there is still a significant gap between the …

Why your business will benefit from being in the Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For List 2016…

September 23, 2015 – 6:50 am | Comments Off on Why your business will benefit from being in the Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For List 2016…
Best Companies logo

New figures have shown that job candidates in the UK are less money-driven and are increasingly swayed by the reputation of potential employers, which further underlines the importance of having your business included in the …

Job Security vs Higher Wage…

June 1, 2015 – 6:20 am | Comments Off on Job Security vs Higher Wage…
Quantic UK

With full-time employment no longer providing the same security as it once did, it’s no wonder that more and more people across all industry sectors are considering self-employment.

Business Leaders’ Manifesto Launched…

April 17, 2015 – 6:50 am | Comments Off on Business Leaders’ Manifesto Launched…
Business Leaders’ Manifesto Launched…

The Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce has today (Tuesday) published its Business Manifesto. The manifesto sets out the priorities of businesses in Staffordshire. It identifies barriers to employment and economic growth.  It also recommends action by …

Low-Paid Job Creation Has Pushed Earnings Growth to Record Low…

September 12, 2014 – 6:00 am | Comments Off on Low-Paid Job Creation Has Pushed Earnings Growth to Record Low…
Low-Paid Job Creation Has Pushed Earnings Growth to Record Low…

The shift in employment from higher to lower paying industries, combined with rising levels of under-employment have helped push earnings growth to a record low, according to a new report published today (Thursday) by the …

CBI COMMENTS ON UK EMPLOYER SKILLS SURVEY…

January 31, 2014 – 9:02 am | Comments Off on CBI COMMENTS ON UK EMPLOYER SKILLS SURVEY…
CBI COMMENTS ON UK EMPLOYER SKILLS SURVEY…

The CBI commented on the publication of a survey from the UK Commission for Employment and Skills. The CBI’s most recent education & skills survey can be found here:
Neil Carberry, CBI director for employment and …

‘Real’ apprenticeships will guard against further job losses for British young…

January 10, 2014 – 8:31 am | Comments Off on ‘Real’ apprenticeships will guard against further job losses for British young…
‘Real’ apprenticeships will guard against further job losses for British young…

Unemployed young British workers must be provided with high-quality training or apprenticeships opportunities to stop new waves of eastern European migration exacerbating an already dire employment situation in the UK warned a leading entrepreneur today.
“More …

£1.4m package to boost city’s transport links to i54…

January 10, 2014 – 8:30 am | Comments Off on £1.4m package to boost city’s transport links to i54…
£1.4m package to boost city’s transport links to i54…

A £1.4m package of public transport improvements along the main route between Wolverhampton city centre and i54 South Staffordshire has been given the green light.
The joint project by Wolverhampton City Council and transport authority Centro …

Retailers need to get smarter about effects of online shopping…

January 10, 2014 – 8:29 am | Comments Off on Retailers need to get smarter about effects of online shopping…
Prof Phil Blythe from the IET

Online shopping in the UK continued to grow this Christmas with 63 per cent of online shoppers ordering three or more gifts online, but engineers are warning this switch in shopping style needs to be …

Top tips for business start ups…

January 10, 2014 – 8:26 am | Comments Off on Top tips for business start ups…
business start ups

The decade so far has seen start up fever sweep the UK. In 2013, according to Start Up Britain, more than 500,000 new businesses were set up, with the previous year’s figure standing at 484,000. …

sales-i survey reveals traits of successful salesperson…

January 10, 2014 – 8:26 am | Comments Off on sales-i survey reveals traits of successful salesperson…
Paul Black, CEO of sales-i

A survey of 254 sales professionals across the UK and USA has shown that their career paths may have been determined from an early age. Demonstrating the ambition and drive required to succeed in a …

Baker Tilly’s Weekly Tax Brief…

January 10, 2014 – 8:26 am | Comments Off on Baker Tilly’s Weekly Tax Brief…
Baker Tilly’s Weekly Tax Brief…

Baker Tilly’s Weekly Tax Brief
An end to tax tourism by multinational corporations?
News that seven US technology companies, including Google, Amazon and eBay, paid only £54m of UK corporation tax in 2012 has elicited hard-felt but …

New Year’s Honours recognise health and safety champions…

January 10, 2014 – 8:25 am | Comments Off on New Year’s Honours recognise health and safety champions…
New Year’s Honours recognise health and safety champions…

The Chief Executive and Trustees of the British Safety Council congratulate all of the recipients of awards appearing in the New Year Honours list announced last week. In particular the British Safety Council welcomed the …

UK business owner calls for more emphasis on business hubs outside of London…

January 9, 2014 – 8:30 am | Comments Off on UK business owner calls for more emphasis on business hubs outside of London…
UK business owner calls for more emphasis on business hubs  outside of London…

As the economy climbs towards recovery, the driving force behind UK Plc –  Britain’s SMEs – are finally looking at growth plans for the first time in five years. Beatrice Bartlay, Founder and Managing Director …

CBI RESPONDS TO LATEST BoE CREDIT CONDITIONS DATA…

January 9, 2014 – 8:29 am | Comments Off on CBI RESPONDS TO LATEST BoE CREDIT CONDITIONS DATA…
CBI RESPONDS TO LATEST BoE CREDIT CONDITIONS DATA…

The CBI responded to the latest Credit Conditions Survey from the Bank of England for Q4 2013.
Matthew Fell, CBI Director for Competitive Markets, said:
“This data shows that the availability of finance for growing business is improving and …

UK MUSIC ARTISTS COULD DOUBLE US ALBUM SALES BY 2025 – CBI…

January 9, 2014 – 8:28 am | Comments Off on UK MUSIC ARTISTS COULD DOUBLE US ALBUM SALES BY 2025 – CBI…
UK MUSIC ARTISTS COULD DOUBLE US ALBUM SALES BY 2025 – CBI…

New growth strategy outlined for the UK’s world-beating creative industries
As the Brit Award nominations are unveiled today (Thursday), the CBI believes UK music artists could double their share of US album sales by 2025 with …

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