It’s that time of year again where stores are overflowing with customers and retailers are overflowing with problems. We’re taking a look at the biggest issues and how they can be dealt with to keep that Christmas cheer.
7/10 employees say they are more productive when they’ve been given the opportunity to work flexibly, whilst businesses are embracing the trend as it affects the way companies do business, changing their costs, savings and bottom line for the better.
The construction industry in the UK is showing positive signs of improvement, with activity in June at the fastest pace in over a year. House building is the backbone of the industry, with schemes coming from the government, like Help to Buy, creating increased demands and a much needed injection of life into the business.
The restaurant trade knows better than anyone the devastating blow a difficult economic climate can deal to their businesses. A limping economy means consumers are less willing to spend their hard-earned cash on luxuries like clothing and eating out. Added to this, trends can alter the shape of the sector rapidly, meaning that businesses need to be able to change quickly to keep up with the rest of the market.