Tag Archive: Business community
In a week where political media coverage was dominated by the Budget, you may have missed news from Westminster that the government plans to â€œtighten climate rulesâ€ and â€œcut carbon emissions effectively to zeroâ€, as BBC environment analyst Roger Harrabin summarised.
New business owners are often portrayed as young, dynamic, tech-savvy people, running hot new start-ups. However, long life expectancy, later retirement ages and smaller pension pots mean an older generation of workers are feeling the need to launch their own businesses.
Chancellor George Osborne has called Britain's weak productivity a great economic challenge, saying we don't train enough, build enough or invest enough. Hourly output was 17 percentage points below the G7 average in 2013 (latest figures from the Office for National Statistics) – the widest productivity gap since 1992.
While there are many sensible ways to save costs and improve efficiency in the workplace, there are some times when things simply go wrong. We take a look at a few of the ways not to cut costs, and give you a few energy-saving tips that won't cause employee uproar.