British Business

Reduce Diesel Duty to Fuel Economic Recovery

Charlie Mullins | Posted 13.05.2014 | UK Politics
Charlie Mullins

Next week George Osborne will announce his budget plans, and with the recovery gaining momentum I'm expecting great things. However, if we want to reap the benefits, provisions need to be made for the SMEs who pulled this country through the recession, starting with a targeted cut to the duty on diesel fuel.

WATCH: Did Cameron Just Curse British Model Maker Hornby?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 24.01.2014 | UK Politics

David Cameron took to the stage at the World Economic Forum in Davos to trumpet the British businesses moving their operations increasingly back to Br...

British Businesses Are Hoarding Billions That Could Be Invested in SMEs

Mark Mills | Posted 04.03.2014 | UK
Mark Mills

According to recent figures from the ONS UK Economic Accounts over £334billionn is currently being hoarded by British businesses. This staggering amount of money is effectively laying dormant in the bank accounts of major corporations, rather than being invested in British businesses and SMEs.

Entrepreneurs of Britain - Don't Let Them Downgrade Your Confidence!

Dan Sullivan | Posted 31.07.2013 | UK
Dan Sullivan

Entrepreneurs operate in a 'Results Economy', not a 'Time and Effort Economy.' Even if you bill by the hour, you only get paid sustainably if clients are happy with the value you create. This means shifting your mindset from 'How long am I going to spend on this?' to 'What am I going to achieve?'

Women on Boards - Top Men Talk Like Women at Last

Roz Morris | Posted 10.06.2013 | UK Politics
Roz Morris

All this 'women are really great' stuff used to be said just by women in women's groups. But not any more. Now it's in the political mainstream and even the CBI and the Government have got the point and have seen the business case for promoting women to top jobs.

Can You Spot a Zombie?

Richard Godmon | Posted 23.12.2012 | UK
Richard Godmon

If businesses and their advisers are communicating regularly, they will already have a very good measure of who they are dealing with. And if they do not, perhaps more than one of them is the zombie.

The Caring Future of British Business?

Emma Norris | Posted 28.04.2012 | Home
Emma Norris

Becoming a community hub is a challenging concept for many businesses. The existing work culture, obligations to shareholders and operational concerns can all be barriers to embracing a more community-driven way of work. But for those businesses that really embrace working with their local community the benefits can be enormous - adding value to both the economy and society.

Cameron Insists on Business as Usual, but Business Itself is Calling for Leadership

Chuka Umunna | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics
Chuka Umunna

With this government, it's business as usual when business itself is saying loud and clear - now is the time for change and reform.

Concern Over Clegg Red Tape Proposals

PA | Posted 24.12.2011 | UK Politics

Fresh moves by the Government to tackle red tape and stop regulators "breathing down the necks" of businesses have sparked concern among unions and in...

Lending for Growth – a Conference Priority?

Stian Westlake | Posted 03.12.2011 | UK Politics
Stian Westlake

What, can we hope for from the Chancellor today? At the very least, it seems likely that he will underline the importance of getting business lending flowing. But there's some hope that we won't have to wait until November's statement for a more definitive move on bank lending. Britain's businesses are watching.

Prince Andrew Quits As Trade Envoy

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 20.09.2011 | UK Politics

A friendship with a billionaire paedophile is never a good idea. Nor is being photographed with a teenage prostitute or having links to Gaddafi. But t...

Telegraph: Royal Couple To Be Business Ambassadors For Britain

www.telegraph.co.uk | Posted 16.09.2011 | UK

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