Job prospects for graduates and apprentices are looking brighter for next year as more companies expect to hire staff, according to a new report.
Like this page on Facebook for updates
Friday 29 May 2009
Sunday 24 May 2009
Ineos, the chemicals giant that is the UK's biggest private company, has all but secured a waiver on its debt terms to 17 July.
Saturday 25 April 2009
The prospect of the FA Cup finalists blaming the state of the Wembley pitch for a turgid match being beamed around the world, or, worse, Andorra's part-timers taking advantage of its bobbles and bumps to hold England at bay in June's World Cup qualifier, has persuaded the Football Association to replace the heavily-criticised turf immediately. It will be the sixth surface in two years.
Saturday 18 April 2009
Case notes: Bertie van der Beek, 23
Salary: Bertie does not yet have a consistent income. He currently earns around 150 every Sunday and is looking for more work.
Monthly outgoings: Bertie spends around 600 in living expenses.
Savings: Bertie has 400 in a HSBC current account.
Debt: Bertie has a student loan of 15,000 and an overdraft of 900.
Thursday 02 April 2009
With the repercussions of the global credit crunch no longer confined to the Square Mile and ordinary households tightening the purse strings amid fears for their jobs and pensions, it may seem perverse to call this a time of opportunity. Yet a period of upheaval can also be a time of renewal, with new business ideas arising from the ashes of the old.
Tuesday 31 March 2009
Outlook President Barack Obama gave a number of reasons for wanting to save the core of the American car industry yesterday after rejecting the survival plans submitted by management. Unfortunately, very few of these reasons were commercial. Rather, the President referred in dewy-eyed hyperbole to the importance of the automobile as an emblem of the American spirit that had helped to build the very fabric of the nation. The car, he concluded, was the very essence of the American dream.
Tuesday 03 March 2009
An eight-year agreement between the Rugby Football Union (RFU) and the English clubs could be torn up after less than a season because of the global financial crisis.
Friday 13 February 2009
Saturday 07 February 2009
Monday 19 January 2009
Troubled mortgage lender Northern Rock unveiled a new strategy today which will see it slow the rate at which it shrinks its mortgage book.
Sunday 18 January 2009
Saturday 10 January 2009
Northern Rock is looking for a new finance director after Ann Godbehere resigned less than a year after joining the nationalised bank.
Saturday 20 December 2008
Outlook: A number of readers have been in touch expressing scepticism about my argument in this column yesterday that Britain's car manufacturing sector is a special case worthy of state intervention. The theme which united their comments was that while the collapse of a bank is a systemic risk that must be managed, a troubled car-maker is no different to any other troubled company.
Thursday 04 December 2008
Entrepreneurship is all the rage on British campuses. Forget protest, hedonism or apathy, today's undergraduates, are passionate about setting up their own businesses.
Tuesday 25 November 2008
Woolworths' largest shareholder is determined that the struggling group should not be forced into administration, and is trying to derail plans to sell its 800-plus shops for a nominal price.
Isis, we are told, is a 'clear and dangerous threat to our way of life'. I’m sorry, but I just don’t buy it
Exclusive: 'Putin's Russia has been my biggest regret,' says Nato's outgoing Secretary General
'Women, walk wherever you want' posters taken down in Stamford Hill following 'unacceptable' signs separating men and women
There’s no excuse for Dave Lee Travis’s behaviour, but we need to keep a sense of proportion
Mark Reckless becomes second Tory MP to defect to Ukip in a month
Should gay sex be illegal? 16% of Britons think so
- 1 Reyhaneh Jabbari: Iran due to execute woman for murder of her alleged attempted rapist
- 2 Expert urges cat lovers to own just one animal each
- 3 Car tax disc changes: Two days to go - and they affect you much more than just not displaying a piece of paper
- 4 The Simpsons death: Creator Al Jean would 'kill himself' before character like Homer or Lisa
- 5 British man raped while urinating in bushes at Oktoberfest beer festival in Germany