Archive for January, 2014

Mix business and pleasure? The growth of the relational economy

Mix business and pleasure? The growth of the relational economy

The old proverb says don’t mix pleasure with business, but a new and thriving sector of business seems to be developing around mixing exactly this. A January 2014 survey by eHarmony has made the claim that more than half of couples are expected to meet their partner over the internet within 20 years, with this […]

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Linking skills to benefits: stepping stone for young unemployed

Linking skills to benefits: stepping stone for young unemployed

Monday’s (January 20) announcement from the shadow Work and Pension’s Secretary, Rachel Reeves MP, could mark a radical shift in how the UK utilises its workforce, especially young people. The Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary outlined plans to have all claimants of Jobseeker’s allowance sit a basic skills test within six weeks. The idea being […]

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Business Innovate Soft Launch

Business Innovate Soft Launch

The new progressive Business think tank, Business innovate opened for business with its official soft launch on the morning of January 16. The soft launch, kindly hosted at the KPMG offices in Salisbury Square, London, saw a broad range of individuals with connections to different sectors of UK business come together to discuss the remit […]

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