The benefits of a diverse workforce are clear to see. But if the opportunity for diversity doesn't present itself, can it be an unrealistic goal for a small business owner? Diversity is a huge talking point in today’s business world. The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy recently released a report suggesting targets of 33 per cent women in senior leadership positions by 2020. Businesses have had to show their hand on their gender pay gaps. We’ve heard talk of race and disability-focused employment quotas, and there has been concern from some quarters over a perceived prejudice among UK employers towards transgender workers.
The Netflix hit show has taken over the whole church today so it is closed to visitors and tourists. It will remain open for services although there is only a 5.30pm evening prayers with entrance via the south door and not the usual main west door. Winchester City Council this morning tweeted a photograph of extras in the Guildhall courtyard off Colebrook Street waiting to be called. The drama, estimated to cost £100 million, follows the life of Queen Elizabeth II.
The secret to successful time management is working to your personality’s strengths. So, are you an action hero, diva, workhorse, yes-man or perfectionist? Matthew Jenkin reports
With the variety of serviced and flexible office solutions on offer today, businesses, in some cases, are now favouring a serviced office environment over a traditional lease option.
The UK economy grew more strongly than expected in July as the heatwave and World Cup boosted the retail sector. The Office for National Statistics said the economy grew by 0.3% in July, and by 0.6% over the three months to July - the fastest pace in almost a year.