Profits

Is This Tesco's Darkest Hour? It's Had A Few Others...

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 22.09.2014 | UK

Things aren't looking good for Tesco. Britain's biggest supermarket has just suspended four senior executives after admitting it overestimated pro...

Female Football Boom is Advantage for Advertisers

Tom Mellor | Posted 11.06.2014 | UK Sport
Tom Mellor

After decades of playing second fiddle to the men's game, women's football - at last - has slowly become one of the most popular sports in Britain...

In Memory of Bob Crow - Why I Remain a Committed Trade Union Member

Kester Brewin | Posted 11.05.2014 | UK Politics
Kester Brewin

"Who will replace him?" These were the words that a colleague in education spoke when he heard about the sudden death of Bob Crow. Not an administrative enquiry, a question concerning who will put their name plate on his office, and who will take his place at meetings - no, this was in deeper meter, resonating with the feeling that "they don't make them like him any more".

Are You a Dangerous Liability to Your Own Business?

Ashley Ambirge | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK
Ashley Ambirge

You're a liability when you know less than you should. You're a liability when you're not working as smart as you should. And you're a liability when your work isn't as good as it COULD be. Because businesses are run by people. And if the person behind the business is stagnating--so will the business.

Productivity for Profits: An Interview With Tina Forsyth

Dr Monique Y. Wells | Posted 11.03.2014 | UK
Dr Monique Y. Wells

I had the pleasure of interviewing business leverage expert and solopreneur CEO Tina Forsyth about the enigma of being profitable when you operate a business that generates $100K or more in revenue. I invited her to be my guest because I heard her speak passionately about this topic on her Women on Top telesummit.

10 Ways to Create a Compassionate Workplace

Andy Fraser | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Andy Fraser

Since today is World Kindness Day and most of us will be spending it at work, I thought this would be a good time to share a few tips on how we can transform our workplace in a way that benefits, well... basically everyone.

M&S Profits Fall To Lowest Level In Four Years

PA | Posted 21.05.2013 | UK

Marks & Spencer's annual profits fell to their lowest level in four years today after clothing sales slumped. Underlying pre-tax profits for 2012/1...

RBS Swings Out Of The Red

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.05.2013 | UK

Taxpayer-backed Royal Bank of Scotland said the government should be able to start selling off its stake within a year as the bank reported its best q...

HSBC UK Operations Hit By PPI And Bank Levy Cost - Loses £670m

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Thomas | Posted 04.03.2013 | UK

HSBC's results revealed a less rosy year than analysts were expecting, with the UK operations losing £670 million as a result of the ongoing cost of ...

A Picture Worth a Thousand Words

Nikita Malik | Posted 02.04.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Nikita Malik

Would you rather have a stock certificate or a piece of art decorate your wall? Given the exponential evolution of the art market in today's economic environment, they may very well yield similar returns.

Tesco Reports Drop In Profits

PA | Posted 02.12.2012 | UK

Supermarket giant Tesco reported a fall in group profits today as a return to sales growth in the UK was overshadowed by a downturn in Asia and Europe...

Energy Prices Set To Rise Again, British Gas Owner Warns

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.05.2012 | UK

British Gas owner Centrica warned on Friday that costs of energy will continue to rise. Citing the rise in wholesale gas prices, Centrica said it w...

Falling Lloyds Profits Hit By PPI Claims

PA | Posted 01.05.2012 | UK

Taxpayer-backed Lloyds Banking Group revealed lower-than-expected profits on Tuesday after it took an additional £375 million hit to cover payment pr...

Shell Profits Rise More Than 50% To £18bn

PA | Posted 02.04.2012 | UK

Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell today reported profits of $28.6bn (£18.1bn) for 2011, a jump of 54% on a year ago. The improvement for the Anglo-Dutch...

As Reiss Celebrates Rise In Sales, Is Duchess Kate To Thank?

www.mydaily.co.uk | Posted 28.02.2012 | UK Style

It's no secret that whenever Kate Middleton steps out in a high street bargain, it prompts a retail frenzy - and it seems that one of her favourite st...

Thomas Cook In Talks With Banks As Trade Plummets

PA | Posted 22.11.2011 | UK

Thomas Cook has said it is in further talks with its banks to shore up its finances after trade continued to deteriorate amid plummeting consumer conf...

JD Sports Lost £700,000 In Stock During Riots

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 20.11.2011 | UK

Retailer JD Sports has revealed that more than £700,000 of stock was stolen from 16 of its stores during last month's riots. "We are currently wo...