Big Business

There Is Something We Can Do To Improve Social Mobility Right Now

Michael Mercieca | Posted 22.12.2016 | UK Politics
Michael Mercieca

Last week, KPMG released employee data proving that businesses can increase social mobility. The statistics show that the efforts they've put in are b...

Mike Ashley, Rotten Apples, Jenga And The Laws Of Karma

Jon Wilkins | Posted 26.09.2016 | UK
Jon Wilkins

I was playing Jenga with my kids at the weekend. To say it was taxing and frustrating - as well as being damn right difficult - is an understatement. ...

British Bosses Should Fear Their 'Credibility Gulf' With the Public

Tom Maddocks | Posted 21.06.2017 | UK
Tom Maddocks

Bosses need to work harder at learning to 'speak human,' sounding like real people who are dealing with the issues in a realistic way, being more honest about the problems they face, instead of simply repeating a series of 'key messages' in interviews while avoiding the tough questions.

Asa Bennett

Six Wars Miliband Has Waged Against Business | Asa Bennett | Posted 13.06.2014 | UK Politics

Ed Miliband has come under pressure from two former Labour ministers to be nicer to business and not give the impression that he wants to hurt British...

The B-Team a Turning Point for Business? Not Without the 'Boom'!

Marko Kasic | Posted 21.08.2013 | UK
Marko Kasic

I sincerely hope the B-Team lets the Millennial Generation lead them and that it doesn't turn into procession of corporate compunction by born again incumbent leaders. The world doesn't need apologies; it needs a new perspective that defines success. It needs a 'Boom'.

Screw Fair - Let's Treat Small Businesses Unfairly

Vivi Friedgut | Posted 23.04.2013 | UK
Vivi Friedgut

Chuka Umunna recently set a new year's resolution to not use the phrase 'SMEs' and accurately made the point that not all small businesses are the same so lumping them into a homogenous pile is wrong.

No Energy to Fight

Tony Schumacher | Posted 19.12.2012 | UK
Tony Schumacher

I used to drive a mini cab of a night for a living, assuming, of course, you can could it a living. Long nights and late night fights with the drunk a...

Why Big Businesses Must Be Creatively Led

Jim Prior | Posted 13.05.2012 | UK
Jim Prior

The biggest problem facing large organisations today is not a lack of desire to change but a lack of know-how. It stems from a fundamental leadership issue: the wrong types of people have been left in charge.

Labour's Reasons to Be Cheerful

Mags Waterhouse | Posted 19.03.2012 | UK Politics
Mags Waterhouse

January is a depressing month if you live in the northern hemisphere. Gloomy, damp, dark - and that's just the economic outlook!

Big Businesses Can Negotiate With the Tax Man, but Small Businesses Must Pay Up!

Jo Nockels | Posted 29.02.2012 | UK
Jo Nockels

HM Revenue & Customs got absolutely roasted by the media following the publication of the Committee of Public Accounts Report which revealed a scandalous story involving the usual suspects: big business, money and Sachs.