Secrets of Success: Todd Davison, MD, Purbeck Personal Guarantee Insurance

Changing how personal guarantees for business owners work has relieved the stress of small businesses enabling them to grow. Since launch, Purbeck Personal Guarantee Insurance has protected over £120m in Personal Guarantees, giving business owners and directors the confidence to secure finance knowing that if the business fails, the majority of the loan would be […]

Young are forging a route to careers in traditional crafts

It is a craft that many associate with medieval times but, since the start of the pandemic, blacksmithing has made a comeback among young people. Britain’s first blacksmithing apprenticeship is set to launch this year as rising numbers of young people turn to traditional crafts. In the four-year course, apprentices will be taught how to […]

Young are forging a route to careers in traditional crafts

It is a craft that many associate with medieval times but, since the start of the pandemic, blacksmithing has made a comeback among young people. Britain’s first blacksmithing apprenticeship is set to launch this year as rising numbers of young people turn to traditional crafts. In the four-year course, apprentices will be taught how to […]

Easing of Covid rules ‘will lift cities’, say business bosses

Business leaders have predicted a revival in city-centre economies as workers return to the office after ministers lifted plan B Covid restrictions in England. Boris Johnson said that the government would abandon its advice for people to work from home with immediate effect and would drop mandatory face masks in public places. As England returns […]

Easing of Covid rules ‘will lift cities’, say business bosses

Business leaders have predicted a revival in city-centre economies as workers return to the office after ministers lifted plan B Covid restrictions in England. Boris Johnson said that the government would abandon its advice for people to work from home with immediate effect and would drop mandatory face masks in public places. As England returns […]

Boris Johnson calls civil servants back to the office to inspire private-sector employees

Civil servants were told to get back to their offices to set an example as work from home guidance was dropped yesterday. Government departments urged staff to return after Boris Johnson told them to “show a lead” after the end of plan B Covid-19 measures. Unions said that forcing civil servants back in to encourage […]

Boris Johnson calls civil servants back to the office to inspire private-sector employees

Civil servants were told to get back to their offices to set an example as work from home guidance was dropped yesterday. Government departments urged staff to return after Boris Johnson told them to “show a lead” after the end of plan B Covid-19 measures. Unions said that forcing civil servants back in to encourage […]

Universities face ranking system if they fail to satisfy students

Universities will be told that they “require improvement” in an Ofsted-style ranking if they do not tackle high drop-out rates, the student watchdog will say today. They will also have to ensure that more graduates get professional jobs. The Office for Students (OfS) warns that those offering poor-quality courses will face regulatory action. It is […]

Universities face ranking system if they fail to satisfy students

Universities will be told that they “require improvement” in an Ofsted-style ranking if they do not tackle high drop-out rates, the student watchdog will say today. They will also have to ensure that more graduates get professional jobs. The Office for Students (OfS) warns that those offering poor-quality courses will face regulatory action. It is […]

The new normal of a four day working week: How does it actually work?

The pandemic has changed the work structure and expectations for many businesses with many people now working from home; this has come with a mass of challenges and opportunities as this new way of working is reviewed and evaluated to create ‘new normals’. As the lines between work and home are blur even more, people […]