EU citizens ‘need help from UK firms to resolve status issues’

WITH JUST 20 days for European citizens to apply for settled status in the UK, businesses should help with outstanding applications. That advice comes from...

Say it with flowers — or a green greeting card…

IT’S ALL about electronic communication nowadays, but the UK still produces 200 million greeting cards each year. And as with almost everything else, that...

A century after the flames, desire for justice smoulders

HEATHER LEAH SMITH looks at ‘Black Wall Street’, the Tulsa Massacre, and ongoing economic inequality in the US EXAMPLES of systemic racism abound in American...

Dreaming, perchance, of sleep? A UK firm has found a solution

A UK-DESIGNED sleep therapy solution is a step closer to capturing a share of an $80bn global market. SleepCogni, a data-supported device for people suffering...

UK firms ‘must prepare for realities of new relationship with EU’

THE realities of Brexit are beginning to bite, and could result in losses of £9.5bn for Greater London, with £2.2bn coming from financial and...

You want chips with that? Semiconductor shortage hits luxury car market

THE OWNER of Jaguar Land Rover, India’s Tata Motors, has announced a quarterly loss of more than £700m — and says a global semiconductor...
Social enterprise hair and beauty salon

Scotland, brave and bonny: beauty salon’s social mission

SCOTLAND’S first hair and beauty salon operating as a social enterprise has opened a second outlet in Edinburgh. Founder Kerry Anderson is behind the Brave,...

‘Endless tips’ with your tipple as NFTs move to the boozer

NON-FUNGIBLE Tokens, or NFTs, are taking the art world by storm, powered by the blockchain technology that supports Bitcoin. Stella Artois, part of the Budweiser...
Calculator, tax, accounts

Tax reform hits contractors in hip pocket, says survey

THE new IR35 reform coming into force across the UK could cause contractors to miss out on take-home pay, a study claims. Research by SME...

Female and over 50? You’re getting to the good part, Forbes...

By HEATHER LEAH SMITH FORBES will release its first 50 Over 50 list in June, focusing on US-based women who have found their calling or...

Home or office? Future is hybrid, say HR heads

MOST HR professionals — 65 percent of them — believe workers will divide their time between office and home after pandemic restrictions have been...

World Bank prices Sustainable Development Bonds for investors

THE WORLD Bank’s International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IRBD) recently priced two Sustainable Development Bonds – a $3bn, two-year bond maturing in April...