More than 1,400 firms went bust last month in England and Wales

The number of businesses going bust in England and Wales jumped last month to its highest level since the start of the pandemic, as experts predicted that the end of government support for indebted firms would lead to a surge in insolvencies next year. Some of the energy industry’s newest suppliers were among the […]

‘Right to request’ flexible work not granted for half of UK’s working mothers

Half of the UK’s working mothers do not get the flexibility they ask for, while those that do work flexibly face discrimination, according to a survey. The survey of almost 13,000 mothers carried out by the Trades Union Congress (TUC) and the campaign group Mother Pukka found that one in two had had a […]

Tips to make your small business thrive from star entrepreneurs

A lot of people have started to reassess their career choices, with many deciding to start their own business. As a result, there’s an appetite for businesses seeking startup advice. Sound Advice: get year one in business right is a fantastic podcast full of expert tips and advice from small business expert and leading […]

Tech CEO Dean Forbes named as one of Britain’s most Influential Black People

CEO of ERP software provider Forterro is named alongside Marcus Rashford, Sir Lenny Henry and Dame Sharon White in a list of the UK’s most powerful people of African, African Caribbean and African American heritage Forterro, a European provider of ERP software solutions to nearly 8,000 midmarket manufacturing and production companies, is proud to […]

Black Friday/Cyber Monday 2021 – How to stand out and win sales

This hotly anticipated event is just around the corner but what will it look like for businesses this year? Consumer interest in Black Friday dipped by over one-third in 2020 and as a result, businesses are looking to capitalise on the 2021 event both on and offline. It looks highly likely that the BFCM […]

Foreign lorry drivers to be allowed to make more UK deliveries

Foreign lorry drivers will be able to make an unlimited number of pick-ups and drop-offs in a fixed period in the UK under changes to rules proposed by the government to prevent shortages of products in the run-up to Christmas and into the new year. On Thursday, ministers announced a consultation on a plan […]

Could your smart doorbell cost you more than you think? The GDPR at your home

This week, a judge at Oxford County Court handed down what is believed to be the first judgment of its kind in the UK relating to the use of the ‘Ring’ doorbell, a popular smart doorbell system that is sold by Amazon. Smart doorbells use video and audio recording to alert users when someone […]

Sunak under pressure after ‘delay’ in business rates system overhaul

The Treasury is facing a backlash from businesses amid a delay to an overhaul of the outdated business rates system that is blamed for mass shop closures. Businesses had hoped that the government’s response to a “fundamental review” of business rates would be announced with the budget on October 27, but Rishi Sunak is […]

The role and efficiency of bitcoins in the digital world

In the present era, it’s very common to debate on bitcoins and how it is circulating in the market. It’s simple and well known that bitcoin is a popular currency, a type of network worldwide. But experts have it as well-established software that is expanding daily. Its role is entirely dependent on the capitalization […]