There’s an ongoing debate between hemp oil vs. CBD oil. Which one is better? The 2018 Farm Bill made the production of industrial hemp legal in the United States. Since then, hemp-derived compound cannabidiol has risen in popularity among consumers looking for natural alternatives to help improve their lifestyles. While hempseed oil has been around for decades, both hemp ...

State-backed coronavirus loans should be repaid only when business borrowers turn a profit, a think tank has warned. One in five companies are now “zombies”, with profits that scarcely cover their debt interest payments — and one in 23, employing a total of 1.8 million people, are technically insolvent with liabilities greater than their assets, according to Onward. Debt ...

A fifth of SMEs don’t think they’d survive another lockdown and would be forced to stop trading permanently if one came into effect, according to a new report. Simply Business spoke to over 500 SME owners across the UK and also found that a third feel they’d be impacted worse than the first lockdown but would survive. A further ...

FDM Group, a global leader in the recruit, train and deploy sector, today announces that it has achieved a median gender pay of -2.1 per cent for 2020, an improvement on the -1.7 per cent figure for 2019 and 0 per cent for 2018 and 2017. The results mean that FDM Group, which is committed to continually building a ...

The need for businesses to keep up continuity during the pandemic forced them to rapidly change their ways of working. However, in order to ensure their ongoing growth, a longer-term approach to cultural transformation is needed. By taking the opportunity to rebuild their company culture now, businesses can attract and retain much-needed talent, while setting themselves up for future ...

The coronavirus pandemic has catapulted us into a nation of remote workers, with companies realising that the vast majority of teams don’t always need to be in the same place all the time to function effectively. And while employees may have initially grumbled and found a new unfamiliar challenge grappling the difficulties of working from home – with distractions ...

A new study looking into the happiness of people at work has found 52% of Britons think their co-workers are their closest friends. It was also found their friendship is because they spend the most amount of time with them. Britons also think it takes a year to establish a friendship with a colleague. It was initially found that, ...

Pubs, restaurants, hairdressers and cinemas across England must have a system in place by law to record contact details of their customers, visitors and staff in the latest move to break the chains of transmission of coronavirus. These businesses and organisations had been advised to collect and share data, with many effectively doing so, but following the recent move to ban ...

For many people out there, your job is something that has a lifespan. It’s very rare nowadays that you’ll find someone who started in one job and stayed there for their entire working years until they retired. It’s only natural to change, grow, and evolve over time, and with that, you can start to get that itch that it’s ...

Consumption of perishable goods worldwide is rising, creating a need for more efficient temperature controlled supply chains or “cold chains.” In the UK, the cold chain logistics market is expected to reach over an estimated £18 billion by 2026. The pandemic is even intensifying this. Consumers are buying more of their essentials online and fulfilling such orders involving fresh ...