Why innovation is the key to sustainable business

Running a business is no easy thing.  For the past 18 years, I’ve been on that journey of entrepreneurship. A journey filled with buzzwords like MVPs, scaling, growth, hustle, work-life balance and whatever else fake gurus say on YouTube to sound fancy. And let me tell you, it’s a tough path to be on. The world really does not care…

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Post-pandemic worker shortage puts Brexit to the test

Cristian quit his job at an upmarket hotel in Cambridgeshire in July. The 34-year-old from Romania had climbed the ladder from waiter to operations manager during his 16 years working in the hospitality industry. He now works 30-hour weeks for a local supermarket as an assistant manager and delivers parcels on Friday and Sunday to make ends meet. “The world…

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UK Companies’ confidence at two-year high

Business confidence has hit its highest level for two and a half years, a survey suggests. The latest Lloyds Bank Business Barometer found that overall business confidence had increased by 14 percentage points to 29 per cent in April, beating the long-term average of 28 per cent. Both business and consumer confidence are being bolstered by the easing of lockdown…

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Business leaders set out plan for Covid recovery

A commission of 10 of the UK’s most powerful executives from firms including Tesco, Vodafone and Astra Zeneca has set out its plan for a post-pandemic economic recovery. It hopes the biggest crisis in over 300 years will reset the relationship between business and government to boost growth and living standards. It also wants more done to support UK suppliers…

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