The world is going through a rapid shift currently, with massive economic transformations, political changes, and innovations happening all the time. Although there has been some uncertainty in the investing and trading space recently, many experts agree that now is the perfect time to start getting involved with the currency space. Forex, or the art of being able to ...

Below, you’ll find a few of the best virtual onboarding practices to guarantee you set up your future employees for success in your company. 1. Keeping Everyone Accountable When you have managers working at a distance, they aren’t able to have the same ‘over the shoulder’ type of onboarding experience. Because of this, they will have to make specific ...

Many companies, organisations, the civil service, and armed forces use aptitude testing as part of their candidate selection and recruitment processes. The reason is that aptitude testing works and it’s one of the most widely proven and effective ways to identify the right candidates, increasing hiring success rates. What are aptitude tests? It should be noted that aptitude testing ...

The FTSE 100 rose above 7,000 this morning for the first time since the end of last February, shortly after the pandemic triggered sharp falls in global stock markets. The index rose for the fourth session in a row, adding another 46.02 points, or 0.7 per cent, to reach 7,029.52. It was led higher once again by its travel, ...

Having been made redundant during the Covid-19 pandemic, Mark Rodgers of Cheese on Towcest’ in Northamptonshire took the plunge and decided to launch his very own online cheesemonger business. What’s the story behind your business?   I’ve always been obsessed with cheese and have always wanted to be a cheesemonger – I just love cheese and everything about it! ...

Vauxhall will stop producing the Astra at Ellesmere Port in Cheshire and close the plant completely in April next year unless the Government can incentivise it to build a new model at the site. A briefing on manufacturing volumes issued by Vauxhall’s parent company to suppliers shows the production of the current model of the Astra is expected to ...

A fresh row over the Welsh language has erupted after travel experts claimed flight safety was being put at risk by new mandatory announcements for pilots landing in Wales. A Notice to Airmen (Notam), due to last until the end of the month, directs pilots to make a 143-word announcement about Covid in English, Welsh and an officially recognised ...

Dulux has apologised after making fun of Tottenham Hotspur – immediately after being signed as their new sponsor. The paint brand said it was “deeply sorry” for social media posts that mocked the team’s performance and would investigate them. It’s the perfect match – Dulux has become the first ever Official Paint Supplier to football giant Tottenham Hotspur! To ...

Marks and Spencer has launched legal action against Aldi over a claim that the discount supermarket is infringing the trademark of its Colin the Caterpillar cake. M&S has lodged an intellectual property claim with the High Court this week relating to its rival’s Cuthbert the Caterpillar product. It argues that the similarity of the Aldi product leads consumers to ...

Naked Wines delivered forecast-beating full-year sales yesterday as the pandemic drove a sea-change in the willingness of American consumers to buy their wine online. Sales in the United States surpassed £150 million, making it Naked’s biggest market, as lockdowns and other restrictions persuaded American consumers to buy wine over the internet. In the past wine has been seen in ...