After the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s promise of ‘help for the high street’ in his 2013 Autumn Statement, the government published guidance on 7 December concerning the ‘GREAT Ambition’, a programme committed to helping UK small businesses grow and prosper.
Only 42 per cent of employees around the world know their company’s vision, mission and values, according to a December survey of 300 global organisations that yielded 40,000 responses.
The unrelenting wet weather of 2012 is estimated to have cost the UK economy almost £600 million, according to a report by the Environment Agency (EA).
In July of this year, changes were made to the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) Claims Portal, allowing for Employers’ Liability (EL) and Public Liability (PL) claims to be logged in the portal for the first time.
The UK is susceptible to winter storms with heavy snowfall, icy conditions and gale force winds.