Press ponders the wisdom and reason for British Steel buy-out

BRITISH Steel late last year announced a “rescue deal” with China's Jingye Group, a move that was expected to safeguard up to 4,000 UK...

Grim UN report shows half-a-billion of world’s people struggling to find...

ALMOST half-a-billion people around the world battle to find sufficient paid work, a UN report on employment and social trends shows. The World Employment and Social...

Bezos’ billion-dollar bid to boost India’s SME business

AMAZON founder and CEO Jeff Bezos is launching a £770m bid to bring India’s SMEs online. Bezos said his firm will invest the sum —...

Tepid growth forecast in World Bank’s 2020 report

THE WORLD Bank forecasts a slight increase in global economic growth for 2020. But the operative word is “slight”: the bank’s prediction is for expansion...

UK car market stalled for fears of ‘emissions laws and Brexit’

NEW UK car registrations in 2019 fell to their lowest level in six years. A total of 2.31m new cars were registered in 2019, down...

How to write a job post in 2020: it’s a boom...

By Mareike Voget JANUARY is a boom time for recruiters. After the holiday season, many employees embrace the moment to change jobs and embark on a...

Employment on the rise in UK with more women finding work

THE UK's unemployment rate is at its lowest level in nearly 45 years, holding a steady 3.8 percent in the three months to October. Figures...

Walking a mile in China’s shoes likely to cost US shoppers...

US PRESIDENT Donald Trump may figuratively have shot himself in the foot. Another industry is about to become a casualty of America’s escalating trade war...

Women still ‘behind the eight ball’ in the technology industry

THE majority of female employees in the technology industry experience inequality when it comes to salary and career progression. Utah-based software company Ivanti has announced...