Month: <span>June 2016</span>

The dust is finally settling on the EU referendum result, but the future of the UK economy and the nation’s position in Europe is more uncertain than ever – in short, no one who advocated an EU exit has actually come up with a suitable exit strategy.

Not only that, the whole political party system has been thrown into disarray, with both major players undergoing leadership change and challenges.

None of which is good news for British business or anyone looking to invest in British business – so here are three things the boss of one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory organisations thinks investors need to consider in the immediate aftermath of the leave vote.


Updated Monday, June 27, 2016

Thursday’s historic referendum vote went in favour of the ‘Leave’ campaign, and so now the UK faces the prospect of a future outside of the European Union (EU) – and it’s a future that’s looking increasingly uncertain by the day.

So will small businesses be better in or out of the EU?


In exactly two weeks from now, in arguably the most important referendum in generations, UK voters will be making a decision on whether or not to leave the European Union (EU).

So should the majority vote leave, giving the Brexit campaign a win, what will the implications be for the UK and European economies?


More than half of all UK office workers are now allowed to work remotely, and a third report they are more productive when working outside of the usual workplace.

Figures from the latest YouGov Omnibus research found over half (54%) of UK office workers are currently able to work remotely – just under a third (30%) found this increased their capacity to put a shift in, compared to just under a fifth (17%) who said the opposite was true.

So what exactly does remote working entail? And is there a difference between that and flexible working? Let’s take a look…

Flexible working Guides & How-Tos Work from home

Intellectual property is a set of legal rights put in place to stop a person or business stealing another’s ideas, designs or products.

Just having an idea isn’t quite enough to secure intellectual property rights though, you’ll have to have something more tangible in place – so while having an idea for a book won’t count, any words you have written towards that book will.

So, if you’ve come up with the prototype for the next must-have piece of tech or a winning idea for a new business, here’s all you need to know about intellectual property in the UK…

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