Germany is considering a law that would ban employers from looking for information about job candidates from social network sites such as Facebook. According to a draft of the bill, employers would be able to use publicly accessible information about applicants drawn from the internet but not from social networking…
Much of the high level of waste revealed in retail tycoon Sir Philip Green’s recent spending review of government departments, could be drastically reduced by using videoconferencing equipment to attend meetings, rather than travelling to attend, claims Avanta Managed Offices.
Wednesday’s government announcement of sweeping spending cuts was never going to be an easy sell but the message coming from business leaders is that the private sector is primed to take on the responsibility of fuelling economic growth.
Over the course of the Spending Review period, the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) will reduce its resource budget by 25 per cent. Taking into account anticipated receipts, the cut to capital spending by 2014-15 will be 44 per cent. The Department’s Administration budget will be reduced by…
Following the Chancellor's statement on the Comprehensive Spending Review today (20 October), the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) urged the Coalition Government to now put in place the missing link, namely a Small Business Programme for Growth.
As a result of its environmental commitment and close collaboration with suppliers and customers, Dell has topped Newsweek’s Greenest Companies in America ranking for 2010. The company moved to the top spot among Newsweek’s Green Rankings from its No. 2 position on the 500-company list last year.
The publication last week of Lord Browne’s long awaited report ‘Securing a sustainable future for higher education’ may have sparked dissent within the coalition government and felt the wrath of trade unions and student groups but the reality is it sets out a progressive roadmap for delivering quality and opportunity.
Entrepreneur champion Julie Meyer has told Business Weekly why she is backing the bosses of Britain’s innovative companies to thrive despite cuts anticipated in tomorrow’s Comprehensive Spending Review.