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As Brexit continues to cause ripples in the UK economy, learn how the manufacturing industry is adapting and what the future might hold. Join us for an invigorating exploration of Brexit Unveiled: How the UK Manufacturing Industry Weathers the Storm.
Currently employers have up to two months to issue the statement to any employee working for them for more than a month, but from 6 April 2020 the right to a statement of written particulars will become a day one right.
Until the 6th April 2020, the rules governing IR35 will only apply to the public sector. From this date, the rules will also apply to the private sector, including charities
New minimum wage rates that will apply from the 6th April 2020. The increased rates were recommended by the Low Pay Commission, an independent body that advises the Government.
While the general discussion of Brexit has died down, to some degree, employers of EEA Nationals must continue stay tuned and engage with the challenges ahead.
Property developers and other professionals in the sector should consider how they can better target the buy to let market to yield greater profits, research suggests.
It has recently been reported that the affordable home crisis in Ireland has reached breaking point. Some have even speculated that it’s ‘the social issue of our time’
When it comes to buying property one of the key factors that should influence your decisions, is what buyers and tenants are looking for.
Investing with a consideration for more than just profit has been a growing trend over the last decade in the UK and globally.
Figures from the Bank of England reveal that the number of new mortgage commitments agreed by lenders fell to a two year low during the first quarter of 2018.
Any businesses with ambitions for growth can recognise the benefits of reaching out to new markets. As more UK SMEs look to shore up their growth plans by looking across international borders, what’s driving the trend?
When it comes to the future of the UK economy, it can feel like everything is up in the air as the government continues to grapple with the issues that the referendum has created.
It’s time for big businesses to move over, mid-sized firms are leading the way when it comes to economic growth in the UK. Ambitious small businesses are taking steps to seize opportunities and put their expansion plans into action.
Gloomy predictions about the future of the high street have been a common theme in the news over the last few years. A host of well-known brands are either gone or seem to be struggling against the modern shopper’s thirst for online options.
The UK economy is in a strange place. Employment figures are at a record high, but overall growth remains sluggish. Rosier figures for the long-term health of the economy come along, then they’re downgraded.
One of the biggest challenges facing SMEs is always finding the right staff to add to the workforce. It’s a perennial issue and something that businesses in every sector deal with.
With GDPR now in full effect, a huge number of UK businesses – large and small – are still leaving themselves open to data theft. For those companies that do fall victim to targeted attacks seeking valuable data, this could have very real financial repercussions under the GDPR framework
The gender pay gap has become a hot topic in the last few years. Some shocking figures have come to the fore from big and small businesses revealing the stark differences between the pay of men and women.
The housing crisis is one of the biggest issues facing the country right now. Councils across the UK are struggling to find enough affordable housing for those that need it, the government is trying to come up with solutions and, all the while, housing stock is becoming harder to procure.
The construction industry is a traditional measure of economic growth. Generally, when it’s doing well, the economy is doing well.