Financial crime continues to rise. Don’t be a victim
March 13, 2020
The finance industry is taking ever more innovative measures to limit criminal activities, but businesses need to be vigilant. Many successful scams are as a result of data being stolen in cyber-attacks on companies of all sizes.
Coping with coronavirus: advice for businesses
March 9, 2020
We find ourselves in a rapidly changing situation, and the public are already changing their behaviour in response to Coronavirus/Covid-19.
Using taxation to tackle the climate change emergency
March 4, 2020
Taxation has been used as a social engineering tool for centuries. Could it now be adapted to help to deal with climate change?
Payroll & employment: what you need to know by April 2020
February 18, 2020
Employers should be aware of a number of changes to employment law and payroll matters that will come into force during 2020.
Will Sheffield really be part of the Northern Powerhouse?
January 21, 2020
A 2014 report recommended major improvements to rail links between Northern cities, but will Sheffield feel the benefits?
Do you suffer from Baumol’s cost disease, and is there a cure?
January 14, 2020
Can observations about the rising price of services reveal anything about the fundamental principles and workings of our economy?
How to deal with unfair business reviews
December 16, 2019
Since the introduction of new technology, reviewing customer service has never been easier. But is there any way to avoid the fallout of a negative review?
The illusion of being one’s own boss: directors’ duties and responsibilities
December 10, 2019
Being your own boss is an appealing idea, but what are the legal obligations of running your own business?
Is it time to kick out the Footsie?
November 25, 2019
Every major news outlet broadcasts the value of the FTSE100 index, but does it measure anything of real relevance to our daily lives or business interests?