Almost 85 percent of UK SMEs who operate internationally do not check the credit history of potential overseas customers or suppliers to verify whether a company is reputable, according to new research by Experian®, the global information services company.
Published: 16 October 2014
In his new book Greed: From Gordon Gecko to David Hume Philosopher Stuart Sutherland explores how Unconstrained greed is the heresy of our times. Gordon Gecko’s high-octane creed, ‘Greed is good’ went from the financial periphery and moved centre stage as the philosophical mood music of contemporary life.
Published: 25 September 2014
Back in March, chancellor George Osborne hailed the Treasury’s Budget as one for ‘makers, doers and savers’.
Published: 13 August 2014
The news that Barclays wants to increase the size of its bonus pool, and that RBS wants agreement for bonuses up to 200 percent of salary, was met with some incredulity. John Thanassoulis, Professor of Financial Economics at Warwick Business School, weighs up whether banks could possibly remain competitive without the bonus culture, as it currently exists.
Published: 23 June 2014
The Treasury needs to understand the private sector better, says Will Davies, who worked at Societe Generale for seven years before entering the property maintenance business as co-founder of aspect.co.uk, London’s largest of its kind.
Published: 7 May 2014
Six months ago, after nearly five years in the desert, we were wondering if there really was hope on the horizon.
Published: 2 April 2014
The changes to how people can take their pension benefits, announced in the recent Budget, represent a watershed moment for retirement saving.
Published: 28 March 2014
Economic recovery may be in the air, but if we want to ensure that we have the right foundations for sustainable growth, organisations must now rethink the way they approach the reward mix.
Published: 26 March 2014
It has become clear in recent years that we are going to have to work longer in order to
Published: 16 January 2014
For global CFD and spread-betting provider, IG, the recruitment
Published: 15 January 2014