Archive for the ‘business’ Category

There are a number of safety courses out there, however some are mor common and more useful than others – the courses below are of significant importance in ensuring health and safety in business Simply put, health and safety training is an essential in all businesses in this day and age. Every walk of life […]

Learning a trade With the BBC predicting that “unemployment will rise by between 250,000 and 300,000 in the next 18 months to two years” the hunt for sustainable jobs is more relevant than ever. Many large companies are feeling the pressure of the credit crunch (try a bowl of credit crunch, fills you up until […]

Sandwich Boards Banned Westminster City Council plans to put an end to advertising via sandwich Boards in an effort to “improve the ambiance” of it’s busiest shopping areas. Fines of up to £2,500 will be leveled at those who employ people to hold the signs. Mobile advertisers have been a typical sight in areas such […]

Starbucks to close 600 stores Starbucks has announced that it will close 600 stores and reduce its 2009 expansion plans by half. This is a major move for the chain which is famous for its aggressive expansion plans. All the stores due to close are located in “major U.S. markets”, perhaps Starbucks technique of opening […]

Free Conservatory or Private Jet? Sellers turn to desperate measures as housing market struggles. House owners and estate agents are turning to desperate measures to sell houses, including throwing in added extras. As mortgages become less available sellers are finding it increasingly difficult to find buyers especially ones willing to pay full price. As sellers […]