With more and more businesses choosing to adopt hybrid working styles, it’s likely that the commute into the office five days a week, may never return. We’ve all had an opportunity to experience first-hand the positives associated with flexible working; the extra time in the morning to work-out, the gap between meetings to put on a load of washing, and ...

Tim Boote of sports nutrition company, Protein Rebel, talks to us about his business and why he’s looking to challenge the big, whey-based protein brands Tell us about yourself and your business… I’m Tim Boote and I’m the co-founder of a Crewe-based sports nutrition brand Protein Rebel (together with my wife), which is focused on clean ingredients and sustainability. Our ...

Accepting stress as part of life and learning how to deal with the challenges of business so it doesn’t impact you negatively. That’s the aim. Mark Wright, MD and Founder of Climb Online discusses those moments in life and business which push you to the edge. Whet your appetite with this then listen to the full version on the new Business ...

Fresh questions have been raised over Amazon’s tax planning after its latest corporate filings in Luxembourg revealed that the company collected record sales income of €44bn (£38bn) in Europe last year but did not have to pay any corporation tax to the Grand Duchy. Accounts for Amazon EU Sarl, through which it sells products to hundreds of millions of households ...

New research into the impact of the pandemic on the job-seeking landscape has revealed the huge levels of mistrust candidates have about the hiring process, as well as the tricks and tactics many are going to, to get hired. Confirming just how tough the employment landscape is, three quarters of respondents agree that job-seeking has become harder due to ...

The UK is falling behind with annual average salary increases, according to new research which analysed the pay rates for countries over the past two decades. With the pandemic meaning financial worry and pay freezes for many employees across the country, the research from payroll software provider Mitrefinch, found the UK ranks in 20th place for annual salary increases, ...

The prime minister has announced new trade and investment deals with India worth £1bn. It includes more than £533m of new investment from India into the UK, which is expected to create about 6,000 jobs. Downing Street said the new partnership will “pave the way” for a future UK-India Free Trade Agreement. “The economic links between our countries make ...

Hospitality bosses have lost a legal challenge for a faster reopening for indoor dining in England. The High Court ruled in favour of the government after a case was brought by Punch Taverns founder Hugh Osmond, and Sacha Lord, the night-time economy adviser for Greater Manchester. Pubs and restaurants were allowed to reopen – but only outdoors – on ...

The chief executive of Greene King has warned the government that lifting all restrictions on pubs next month is “absolutely critical” to restoring the industry’s fortunes. Nick Mackenzie said that the past year had been “incredibly challenging for the whole industry” and argued that if pubs were forced to maintain social distancing and coronavirus passports, the government would have ...

Arrival, the British-based electric vehicle start-up, is to develop an electric taxi with Uber. The partnership will involve Uber drivers helping to design the Arrival Car, which will go into production next year. The move is part of Uber’s plan to ensure that all its 45,000 drivers in London use electric vehicles by 2025, with its drivers in the ...

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