Paris tourism loses €750 million following islamic terrorist attacks
Aug23

Paris tourism loses €750 million following islamic terrorist attacks

Terror attacks in France have put off thousands of tourists from visiting Paris and elsewhere in the country. The capital has lost about 750m euros (£644m) in revenue since January due to the fall in visitor numbers, officials said. And the number of nights booked in hotels is down 11.4%. Strikes and floods have also played a part, with tourism across the whole of France down by 7%. Wealthier tourists in particular were staying away...

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Top 5 Office Furniture Designs for 2016
May13

Top 5 Office Furniture Designs for 2016

There has been plenty of research and studies into the office furniture and productivity arena. It’s great to see that CEOs and managers are coming to terms with the importance of creating the right working environment for employees. At the same time, it’s good to know what is in season or what’s set to be popular for furniture designs. How so? To keep managers on their feet and ensuring they create optimal working spaces with...

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3 Things to consider when hiring your next employee
Apr22

3 Things to consider when hiring your next employee

Hiring a new employee can be a nerve-wracking process for both the candidate and the employer. You want to make sure you get the best fit for the company, as well as hire someone who will be happy at your workplace. Interviewing and choosing the candidate is only the first in a long list of steps — one third of new hires quit their job after the first six months. Asking some key questions in the interview process will help keep them...

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The Top 5 Mistakes To Avoid When Firing Employees
Apr04

The Top 5 Mistakes To Avoid When Firing Employees

It’s not a situation that any employer wants to face, but it’s a fact of life. Firing an employee can be a difficult situation for both parties. You want to be sure to offer up reasons as to why the firing is happening. You also want to be compassionate because this is negatively impacting somebody’s life. The truth is though that a lot of employers act out of emotion or feel that they are justified, and they allow the firing to go...

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How information stored on the cloud is helping to fight cybersecurity
Mar30

How information stored on the cloud is helping to fight cybersecurity

Over the past three years there has been a significant rise in cyberattacks to businesses of all sizes. Attacks on companies such as TalkTalk, VTech, Ashley Madison and Target are all examples of the rising level of cybercrime worldwide. The challenge of securing data systems has become more difficult than ever. Since 2013, the number of data attacks have almost doubled, costing many more companies billions of dollars as well as...

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Ted Baker plans £45 million expansion after profits surge
Mar17

Ted Baker plans £45 million expansion after profits surge

Fashion chain Ted Baker posted a leap in annual profits as online sales surged and the group opened more stores. The retailer – which has 448 stores and concessions worldwide including 185 in the UK – said underlying pre-tax profits rose by 18.6% to £58.7 million in the year to January 30. Sales rose 8.9% across the UK and Europe, or 10.7% with currency movements stripped out, while online sales jumped 40.5% to £46.8...

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