Top Tips for Small Businesses Affected by the Floods

Many parts of the UK have been affected by the terrible winter storms that resulted in record breaking flooding. Some areas are still struggling to get back to normality, with high waters continuing to cause problems.  If your business premises were affected, here are ten things you need to think about and work through to help you get back on your feet. Safety First If you’re able to get back into your property the first thing to do is make sure all your utilities are correctly and safely Read more [...]

Does your business need workforce management?

Workforce management systems cover a wide range of procedures that are essential to any productive workforce. It is such an important tool to have that it has also become known as workforce optimization. To put it simply, workforce management makes sure that you give the correct job to members of your workforce, who have the required skills, to carry out the job at the correct time. Workforce management software will help with the following aspects of a company: -        Attendance and Read more [...]

Better safe than sorry: why insuring yourself is important

Today’s world is one characterized by hazards and risks. Wherever you go, there is the chance that you’ll encounter some sort of inhibitive danger and this means that protection should always be high on your list of priorities. Take the example of David Beckham, who at the height of his football career insured his legs for up to £100 million with Lloyd’s of London. Of course, that doesn’t mean walking around in a full suit of armor – after all, not every risk you encounter will Read more [...]

How Not to Go Bankrupt During a Divorce

Divorce can be a very expensive business. Everything from paying for solicitors to paying child support can put a serious burden on your finances. London is the most expensive region in the UK to get a divorce. In fact, a grade A or B divorce solicitor in London may charge you £350 an hour for their services. Are you going to be able to come out of the divorce with money still in your pocket? Here are a few ways to ensure you don’t go bankrupt after the divorce. Know Everything You Can about Read more [...]

Professional Fraud Fighters Needed

The business world is rapidly changing. The news is filled with highly-public corporate scandals, evidence of terrorists exploiting the international banking system and exponential advances in technology. These threats and changes make cybersecurity a necessity for everyone. By earning an MBA in fraud management, you can be on the cutting edge and hold management positions in this growing field. But where do you start, and what career paths are available? Here’s a list of what to expect from this Read more [...]

A guide to starting to trade in foreign currencies

Forex or the foreign exchange market is the largest (and oldest) financial market. Some $4 trillion is traded every day, 10 times mores than any stock market around the globe. It is a market which is open 24 hours a day, unlike the stock market, and because it is no longer dominated by large banks and dealers anyone can trade today at any time of day or night. This is because brokers are now able to break down the larger inter-bank units into smaller units which are then offered to smaller dealers. What Read more [...]

What to do after a car accident

It may be a morbid thought, but it’s always best to be prepared. Car accidents are unfortunately becoming more and more prevalent across the world, and with car ownership at an all-time high, the stats are only going to go one way. So whether you just scratch your paintwork, or your car is a write-off; or if you’ve just had a minor scratch or someone has been seriously injured, you still need to be aware of the necessary actions in the immediate aftermath of a car crash. We have compiled Read more [...]

Shouldn’t Increased Business Activity Mean More Jobs?

Untitled9 Why don’t we start with the good news? As many news organisations have reported, there has been an increase in activity around the world, as far as businesses are concerned. Some of the most important benchmark countries, such as the United States and China, seem to be on an upward path again. This is especially important in regard to the United States, which is still the leading economy in the world. In many ways, as these two giants move, so does the rest of the world. As a result, the trickle-down Read more [...]

Top 10 Best-Paid Jobs of the Future

While banking, accounting, law and brokerage currently bring in most money in today’s economic climate, it would be a mistake to think that these professions will still be the highest-paid in 20 years time. The way we work, and the professions therefore deemed to be most valuable, will change and the financial climate will be very different. Here’s how to future-proof your profession and continue to earn good money even as the world changes. New Life, New Professions Job titles that Read more [...]

Small Firms Could Be Our Salvation

The news here in the UK typically focuses on big firms that have lots of employees, huge sales, and ambitious expansion plans. That’s if they have any expansion plans at all. Often, however, lost in the noise (okay, let’s call it the news) are the activities, aspirations, and goals of small firms across the UK. Many of these SMEs (small and medium businesses) are, in fact, the lifeblood of the UK economy. Some of the latest surveys and reports indicate that it is, in fact, the smaller, nimbler, Read more [...]
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