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A political context
From a pragmatic point of view, there are very few positive implications likely to materialise should Scotland vote yes. The concept of a William Wallace-type freedom may be tantalising, but it’s far from sustainable from a UK point of view.
When the BBC patrolled the streets of Scotland, votes were a mixed bag, but it did appear evident that the Scottish public were keen to step away from a Tory government with one gentleman saying he’s “fed up of …Read more
It’s no secret that the glamour of the 1950s pinup-style actress holding her lipstick stained cigarette while oozing sex appeal may be the original cause of a smoking generation. In light of scientific discovery uncovering a host of health issues including the big C, there is now a righteous stigma attached to the recreational habit.
The habit is now more generally associated with ill health, poor hygiene and a lack of self-respect which is a far cry from the associated image of the 1950 …Read more
It has been over a decade since the first equality audit was carried out in order to highlight the importance for businesses to embrace a more diverse workforce whilst ensuring that all individuals are presented with equal opportunities.
The audit carried out by the TUC found that all affiliated unions are running targeted recruitment campaigns at LGBT workers. This marks an impressive increase from just 38% of unions in 2011.
General Secretary at TUC, Frances O’Grady, said: “I& …Read more
Health and Safety legislation is a universal concept that relates to all business establishments. The law states that organisations must:
• Assess risk to employees, customers, partners and any other people who could be affected by their activities;
• Arrange for the effective planning, organisation, control, monitoring and review of preventive and protective measures;
• Have a written health and safety policy if they employ five or more people;
• Ensure they have access …Read more
The communication between businesses and consumers is one that has been heavily analysed throughout British enterprises. It is essential that businesses are able to speak to their customers in a language that they understand thus improving their customers’ communication with the business.
Small businesses all over the country are adapting to the importance of brand communication. British strategic outsourcing company, Mitie, has today endorsed the “Great Business Debate” …Read more