Author: Sophie Tyler

Brexit checklist released for UK businesses

A business organisation has launched a simple checklist to help firms keep their cash flowing through Brexit.

New Business Finance Council to support SMEs through Brexit

Business, Treasury and Cabinet Office ministers met banking chiefs last week to launch new Business Finance Council and encourage support for SMEs.

£32 million boost for UK businesses

The Bank Referral Scheme has helped nearly 800 businesses to access the investment they need to grow in the last 12 months.

Awareness is key to fighting cybercrime in recruitment

There has been a 33% increase in the cost of cybercrimes across all sectors since 2016, with ‘human-enabled insider threats’ now accounting for more than 90% of all incidents.

Flexible working has increased significantly in the last 20 years

By offering staff the choice to work flexibly, businesses can potentially access a more diverse pool of talent to push innovation, creativity and profitability.

Call for rail review to incorporate skills gap in reforms

Samuel Knight International has urged the Chair of the Review to ensure that talent shortages across the sector are factored into any proposed reforms.

BA and Marriott fines show the risks of being GDPR non-compliant

Alex Fraser, Director from Engage: “While this is the first major fine of 2019, the sheer scale of it should certainly serve as a warning to business owners.”

Work in the UK no less secure than it was 20 years ago

A new survey shows that the proportion of people categorised as self-employed increased from just under 13% to just under 15% between 1998 and 2018.