The cheapest UK cities for business trips

Comparing the cost of fuel, food and accommodation, the new research from Allstar Business Solutions: A Day in the Life of a Businessman, finds there is a large disparity in average spend across the 20 largest cities in the UK when embarking on business trips. The research considers average fuel usage over 24 hours, the

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'Trust your intuition': Meet the Mentors with Cath Kidston – podcast

The designer who created an empire around her trademark floral wash bags, tea cloths and crockery, reveals that luck played a big part in her success

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In the second episode of our series bringing together top business founders and budding entrepreneurs for a mentoring session, Cath Kidston shares her tips on how to build a brand with Louisa Canham, founder of Oxfordshire-based organic cosmetics startup La Eva.

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Newcastle takeover talks ended

Talks between Mike Ashley and Amanda Staveley’s PCP Partners over a potential takeover of Newcastle United have ended for now, a source close to Ashley has told Sky Sports News.
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Businesses reveal their top recruitment priorities for 2018

A new piece of research from CV-Library reveals businesses top recruitment priorities for 2018: from sourcing candidates directly and building talent pools for the future, to establishing a strong employer brand and succession planning. The study explored the views of 250 professionals with hiring responsibility and found that the main challenges that organisations are facing

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Six financial changes to make in 2018

Start-up idea: a gym named Resolution that opens in January, collects the annual fee and then turns into a bar named Regret for the rest of the year. Don’t set yourself up to fail. Instead, Richard Stonier, partner at Tally Accounts, provider of cloud-based accountancy software, explains six realistic financial resolutions that you can stick

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