Archive for October, 2011

Britain - Xmas Shoppers

Sales surge at John Lewis as Christmas shopping begins

Department store John Lewis has announced a 4 per cent rise in sales last week as ‘organised parents’ have been buying well ahead of Christmas.   The employee-owned firm said in the week to October 22, toy and fashion sales […]

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Barclays

Barclays introduces competitive 90 per cent LTV mortgages with zero fees

Barclays, through its mortgage arm Woolwich, is extending its range of fixed rate mortgage deals to 90 per cent loan to value (LTV) from tomorrow, including a competitive

Teambuilding

Why Teambuilding Doesn’t Work In An Ecconomic Downturn

In tough economic times lower sales trigger the need for cost reductions and a slimmed down workforce - often leading to low morale and disenchanted staff that are

Mistakes That First Time Buyers Should Avoid

The housing market remains as volatile as ever, making it difficult for first-time buyers to gain a foothold on the property ladder. In their desperation to purchase property,

Open for business

Why Most Companies Look And Sound The Same (And The Customer Decides On Price)

Everyone is saying the same thing - and no one is listening.   That's the reality in most industries. And when this happens the only way to choose is on

media jobs

A Quick Breakdown of Media Jobs

The world of media is challenging, competitive and hard to break in to, but it also includes some of the most exciting jobs out there, and plenty of

Britain - Credit Stock

Watchdog plans ‘premium’ account crackdown following bank scandal

The City Watchdog are planning to crackdown on high street banks following concerns that millions of customers are being mis-sold expensive fee-based current accounts costing up to £300

Halloween

Halloween should bring a treat for the high street

Halloween sales are predicted to boost spirits on the high street, with experts expecting shoppers to spend a record £315million this year.   Brits have taken on the traditionally American

Social Enterprise UK Launches Society Profits Campaign

It is hoped that the Society Profits campaign will be able to raise the profile of social enterprises with the public. These enterprises are being described on the

property-investments

Strategies for Property Investments

In case you have spare capital and are trying to find a secure return on your income, then investing in property may perhaps be something to consider. Whether

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