The majority of business leaders in the UK would support stricter employment laws, including a higher minimum wage, if it meant protecting workers during the second wave of Covid-19.
The investment industry is being urged to do more to tackle systemic discrimination by promoting more black women.
More than 16 million jobs could be at risk in the UK if the country’s small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) do not receive targeted support measures to help them through the Covid-19 pandemic, researchers have warned.
The cost of everyday items will be “much more expensive” if the government cannot secure a free-trade agreement with the EU, a business group has warned.
Posted on 26th October 2020 in General business.
The number of people launching businesses in the UK has risen by more than 5% since last year, despite the hugely challenging conditions facing firms, according to analysis of ONS data by digital bank Starling.
Posted on 20th October 2020 in General business.
Wales will enter a two-week ‘fire break’ lockdown from Friday, First Minister Mark Drakeford announced yesterday (Monday).
Businesses are in desperate need of more financial support to avoid the “catastrophic consequences” of tougher coronavirus rules, the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has warned.