Interview - Nicola Horlicks, CEO - Money&Co
By John Walding - 10 December 2013
As a successful fund manager, Nicola Horlick gained the monicker “Superwoman” in the City as she juggled leading jobs at Mercury Asset Management, Morgan Grenfell and Societe Generale and mothering six children.
She is now set to move into increasingly popular area of crowd funding with the launch of her new business venture Money&Co in the first few months of next year.
We caught up with Nicola recently to find out more and hear her view ...
Health and safety
Guest Blog - Health and Safety management tips to help in the event of a workplace accident
By John Walding - 6 December 2013
The Forum's adviser on health and safety issues, Martin Mulholland, gives his advice on what employers should do in the event of a workplace accident.
Despite a good deal of publicity from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) regarding changes to the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995 there is still some confusion among employers regarding their duties and what to do when it com ...
Five things you need to know about the Autumn Statement
By Alex Jackman - 5 December 2013
Pack away the popcorn and switch off the news, for all but the hardcore the Autumn Statement is done and dusted for another year. Whilst policy teams, newspaper editors and the opposition pore over details, the main facts are out there. So here's the main impact on small businesses, broken down for you by our policy team.
Ignore the growth forecasts (revised upwards to 2.4% next year), the important bits of information are:
Autumn statement, Budget, George Osborne