Archive for October, 2015

Decisions to make for your company

5 decisions to you have to make when setting up a company

As the founder of a new business you need to decide what type of business you want to run. Many startups begin life as a company, but you can also […]

Royal courts of justice

Gay couple lose court fight for equal pension rights

A gay man has lost a legal bid for his husband to be recognised with the same pension rights as a wife would have in a heterosexual relationship. The BBC […]

funding your startup

Funding your startup

If you’re starting a new business, it is likely that you may need some funding from other sources. Know your business plan Before you start looking for investors, loans or […]

Bright idea

How NOT to name your business

In the current series of Dragons’ Den a company called Yogiyo were questioned on how they came up with their company name. They explained that Yogiyo in Korean means “over […]

Increase in minimum wage

Twenty pence increase in minimum wage to £6.70 per hour

The hourly minimum wage has increased by 20p taking the new adult salary up to £6.70 an hour. Introduced on 1 October, the new rate has come into force ahead […]