Are You Ready To Be An Entrepreneur?

The number of entrepreneurs and small business owners in the economy is growing as many jobs created in recent years have come from the sector. New entrepreneurs, women and the over 60s account for some of the increase as flexibility and the ability to earn extra income is attractive and often necessary.

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Focus For Success

In a world dominated by distraction the ability to focus is an essential ingredient of success. The old-fashioned habit of giving our attention to one thing at a time is back in vogue, as the relationship between focus and success is rediscovered. But what does it mean for today’s digital generation raised on a diet of interruption and disruption?

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Are You A New Economy Entrepreneur?

Many types of jobs and even the idea of a job for life are relics of the past as the nature of work changes. The digital economy is creating oodles of temporary jobs offering freelance work for everything from cleaners to drivers to lawyers to doctors. But what does it mean for the future?

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Is Lower Corporation Tax A Good Idea?

Politicians and business leaders want to reduce the rate of corporation tax from its current level of 21% to 12.5%. Supporters suggest it will attract more businesses and create thousands of jobs. Critics suggest it will cost up to £300 million pounds a year and will have to be paid for by cutting public services. Who is right?

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Is It Time To Be Your Own Boss?

The number of people working for themselves has increased in recent years, as more of us make the decision to start a business. Being your own boss has never been so popular as entrepreneurs are in favour all around the world. Many reasons are given for the change but three are worth considering: changing markets, changing society and a changing population.

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