Facebook posts rise in carbon emissions

Facebook posts rise in carbon emissions

Businesses are increasingly being told they have to cut their carbon footprint and Facebook is the latest major company to get into hot water over its higher-than-average emissions.

The social media site's greenhouse gas emissions were up by 25 per …

Flexible working could boost economy by £8.1bn

Flexible working could boost economy by £8.1bn

Businesses that make a greater effort to move towards flexible working strategies could benefit from a reduction in costs and increased productivity.

This could in turn generate up to £8.1 billion for the economy each year – or 0.5 per …

Firms urged to plug skills gap with older workers

Firms urged to plug skills gap with older workers

With a skills shortage predicted in the UK in the near future, businesses are being urged to pay greater attention to older workers to lessen the impact.

According to a report entitled The Ageing Workforce – What's Your Strategy?, older …

Businesses must work harder on social media

Businesses must work harder on social media

For businesses, communicating with consumers and clients is an important way to build relationships as well as promote brand engagement.

And one of the best ways to do this is by creating a dialogue with people on social media sites …

SMEs must “be informed” about flexible working

SMEs must "be informed" about flexible working

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that are wary about implementing flexible working practices should not worry as long as they plan carefully.

Newspaper the Guardian advises small business owners to keep on top of current legislation and have the right policies …