The Importance of Learning

It was only in the 1800’s that the standard of living for many people began to improve with any degree of significance. Until then the food people ate, the houses they lived in and the clothes they wore were concerned with survival. It was only the rich that could afford luxuries.

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Are Women Taking Charge?

The economy is changing and present within the change is even greater change for women. The economic change has happened over decades but is now at a tipping point. Women outperform men in university entry and in entry to a variety of professions and careers. Similarly, the portrayal of women as entrepreneurs, as politicians, as role models and in the media has changed, as women enjoy greater success.

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Can Flexible Working Change Your Life?

Given the increase in levels of access to the Internet in recent years, the practice of flexible working has grown. Employers like it because it reduces costs and improves staff recruitment and retention; employees like it because it reduces travel time and improves health and well-being.

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Why Are More People Starting Their Own Business?

The number of people starting their own business and choosing self-employed is growing. One of the biggest areas of growth is in small and microbusiness: those employing less than 10 people and in many cases just one or two. The trend looks set to continue as people make the decision to work for themselves and be their own boss.

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