January and February aren’t renowned for being the kindest of months but the weather in 2014 has seen people all over the country suffer the effects of flooding.
Sustained and heavy rainfall has led to the ground becoming sodden and unable to absorb any more moisture leaving water gushing over the surface, cutting off roads and devastating homes and businesses.
No-one could possibly view the images of the floods without feeling sympathy for those affected.… Continue reading
Figures released today have revealed that the state of the UKs economy is in worse condition than analysts had previously believed. National output within the construction industry has shrunk by 4.8% in the first quarter of the year according to the Office for National Statistics, which will lead to a number of problems for analysts and investors who had previously believed figures to be much better than projected today.
The importance of growth within… Continue reading
The current economic climate has led to an increase in the number of companies outsourcing cost management to expense reduction analysts (such as NJ Grime who can be found here), reports suggest. As businesses find it more and more difficult to weather the economic storm, they are turning to external companies to help them manage their overheads and make savings without having to take the drastic measure of mass redundancies or total dissolution.
This… Continue reading
It is no surprise that with the current economic climate, car manufacturers have faced a looming crisis over the last few years. Widespread laying off of staff and plant closures across the country have been common in the news and things have been looking increasingly grim – that is, until recently. Recent figures reveal that emerging economies have actually enhanced the demand for certain British manufactured vehicles, with Jaguar Land Rover at the forefront of… Continue reading