Category: In Business

Sep 19

Passionate firms make more progress, research finds

Passionate teams are higher in team progress, regardless of whether that passion is focused on one or multiple team activities, finds new research. According to Associate Professor Ewald Kibler, Head of the Entrepreneurship Unit at Aalto, and postdoctoral researcher Bernadetta A. Ginting-Szczesny, team entrepreneurial passion (TEP) plays an important role in business ventures as it […]
Sep 15

Hundreds of UK businesses demonstrate against government inaction ahead of party conference season

Hundreds of business professionals walked out of their offices today to demand the Government takes firm and urgent action on climate change. Critically timed ahead of party-political season, this peaceful queue for climate and nature, ran from St Paul’s through central London. The gathering organised by Business Declares, Business Stand Up & friends, called on […]
Sep 14

UK Export Finance helps Surrey cleantech firm supply to 2.0 GW solar facility in India

A small cleantech firm in Surrey has secured a £4 million order to supply its technology to a projected 2.0 gigawatt solar facility in India, unlocking a major export opportunity with support from UK Export Finance (UKEF). Gas Recovery and Recycle Limited (GR2L) is a micro-SME business which has developed, patented and exported cutting-edge technology […]
Sep 14

UK exports to the EU boomed 4.4% in July

There was varied economic news this week, as the Government’s Office for National Statistics (ONS) released July’s economic figures. The UK’s economy shrank by 0.5% and imports also fell 0.4%. However, the international delivery expert ParcelHero says one bright light among the gloomy data is that the UK’s goods exports to the European Union (EU) […]
Sep 14

One in five workers undergoing fertility treatment have quit their job due to the way they were treated

One in five workers who have undergone fertility treatment quit their job because of the way they were treated during the process, new research has revealed. With 3.5 million people in the UK affected by infertility, Totaljobs, in partnership with the Fawcett Society, has conducted a new study to explore how employers can better support […]