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New research challenges the myth that permanent workers are more loyal

08/11/2011

New research involving UK bosses, contractors and permanent employees reveals just how employers view contract staff in comparison with their permanent counterparts, with some of the views woefully outdated.


 

UK firms top global corporate responsibility reporting ranking

07/11/2011

Nearly every Global Fortune 250 (G250) company now reports its corporate responsibility activity, with the UK topping the global ranking according to the KPMG International Survey of Corporate Responsibility Reporting 2011.


 

UK tourism industry prepared for biggest ever marketing drive

07/11/2011

The UKs vital tourism industry is to benefit from a further injection of 27 million, Cultural Secretary Jeremy Hunt today announced.


 

500m fund to unlock the potential for economic growth

07/11/2011

Communities whose ambitions for economic growth have been stuck in the mud could benefit from a multi-million pound boost to help get their building projects off the ground.


 

Sharp fall in sentiment among smaller manufacturers

07/11/2011

Sentiment has fallen sharply among the UK's small and medium-sized (SME) manufacturers, as firms predict a slight decline in production over the next three months, the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has said.


 

HMRC tackles construction industry tax dodgers

07/11/2011

A new taskforce to tackle tax evasion in the construction industry was announced on Monday by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC).


 

Royal Mail invests an additional 15 million in its Christmas operation

07/11/2011

Royal Mail has announced it is gearing up for the busy Christmas period by investing an additional 15 million in its operation to handle the festive mailbag of around two billion items.


 

Eurozone retail figures fall as recession fears mount

07/11/2011

Data released on Monday by Eurostat has shown that retail sales in the 17 countries that share the euro fell sharply in September.


 

G20 carbon emissions outpace economic growth

07/11/2011

G20 economies have reversed recent reductions in carbon emissions, as growth in carbon emissions exceeds economic growth among the worlds strongest economies, PwC research confirms.


 

1 in 4 UK album sales now digital

07/11/2011

Digital album sales in the UK have already surpassed their 2010 total, as more than 1 in 4 albums purchased is online, The British recorded Music Industry (BPI) have said.