Tag: business



Nearly 1 Million Fewer Retail Jobs by 2025 Says BRC

Nearly 1 Million Fewer Retail Jobs by 2025 Says BRC
Posted on 29 February, 2016 by Chris Grigorovsky under Business News, Economy, Industry News

According to a new report published today by the British Retail Consortium (BRC), there is to be an estimated 900,000 fewer jobs in the sector by 2025. The report suggests that store closures on UK high streets and town centres could exacerbate the... Read More

Hammerson’s Birmingham Commitment Welcomed by Business Owners

Hammerson’s Birmingham Commitment Welcomed by Business Owners
Posted on 17 February, 2016 by Chris Grigorovsky under Commercial Developments, Industry News

Birmingham’s business leaders have welcomed the commitment to the city by retail property giant Hammerson. Hammerson, who acquired Grand Central last month, recently announced that it would be selling a half share in Birmingham’s Bullring to joint... Read More

Colliers’ Backlash against Treasury’s ‘confrontational and costly’ Business Rates Appeals Plans

Colliers’ Backlash against Treasury’s ‘confrontational and costly’ Business Rates Appeals Plans
Posted on 4 February, 2016 by Chris Grigorovsky under Business News, Economy, Industry News

In an official letter to the Treasury, the Government’s reforming plans of business rates’ appeals have been criticised by Colliers International for the more confrontational, litigious and costly system it will create. It’s believed the... Read More

Quick Decisions Cost UK Consumers £520 A Year

Quick decisions cost UK consumers £520 a year
Posted on 15 January, 2016 by Chris Grigorovsky under Business News

According to a Barclays Blue Rewards survey, over 60% of Brits take less than a second to make a decision regarding the acceptance of a deal, costing them an average of £520 a year. On average, Brits are offered 14 deals per week, with 40% going for... Read More

Chamber of Commerce Cuts UK Economic Growth Forecasts

Chamber of Commerce Cuts UK Economic Growth Forecasts
Posted on 15 December, 2015 by Chris Grigorovsky under Business News, Economy, Industry News

The UK's economic growth forecasts has been cut by the British Chamber of Commerce amidst weak performance of the trade and manufacturing sector. It was reported by the BBC that the business lobby group has cut its growth forecast for 2015 to 2.4%... Read More

Silverstone Building Consultancy Expands Workforce

Silverstone Building Consultancy Expands Workforce
Posted on 1 December, 2015 by Chris Grigorovsky under Business News, Commercial Developments, Industry News

Falling in line with the business growth plan of workforce expansion to ten and £1m turnover by 2018, Newcastle-upon-Tyne based Silverstone Building Consultancy has recently recruited two new members of staff. The niche firm of building surveyors and... Read More

Non-executive Chairman Appointed by Bruton Knowles

Non-executive Chairman Appointed by Bruton Knowles
Posted on 9 November, 2015 by Steph Cowie under Business News, Industry News, Misc

Bruton Knowles, the leading commercial property specialist, has appointed Keith Brown as non-executive chairman. With an established track record in finance and general management, Keith Brown has vast experience of local, national and international... Read More

One Fifth of Suppliers face Bullying from Retailers

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Posted on 12 December, 2014 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

This time last year the retail industry was thrown into controversy when it emerged that some retailers, including department store chain Debenhams, had put pressure on suppliers to cut their prices as a means of “investing” in the bigger business. A year... Read More

Sydney to gain Second International Airport

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Posted on 18 April, 2014 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News, Worldwide Property News

As the global economy continues to strengthen, businesses and investors are taking notice of overseas opportunities which could prove to be extremely profitable. This has led to a boom in business travel which, paired with an increase in international... Read More

How will Your Business celebrate Halloween?

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Posted on 31 October, 2013 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News, Misc

Halloween is generally seen as one of the most exciting dates on the calendar, giving businesses the chance to show off their creative abilities in order to provide a little festive fun for customers and employees alike. During the recession, many... Read More