‘Business’ Category

Simple Ways To Make Money From Home

Posted in Business, General on Thursday, October 22nd, 2009 at 10:41 by Jessica Haynes.

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Whether you need to establish a secondary source of income or replace your main income that has been lost, it is a good idea to look into money making ideas you can conduct at home. Many can begin to generate revenue immediately, and do not require you to spend time filling out applications and waiting to be hired. Here are some suggestions.

Moving Beyond Unemployment

Posted in Business, General on Thursday, September 17th, 2009 at 09:11 by Martyn Shaw.

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According to the Office for National Statistics, the rate of unemployment for July 2009 reached the highest level since 1995. Of that number, the number of unemployed persons who have filed a claim for unemployment compensation has exceeded the previous high that was reached in May of 1997. If you are among those who have lost a job recently, there are several things you must do in order to get over the trauma and move on with your life.

Finding the Right Job As The Market Improves

Posted in Business, General on Thursday, September 10th, 2009 at 09:13 by Jessica Haynes.

According to the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, the job market is in better condition than it has been in since the early months of 2008. For people made redundant by job elimination and similar factors, this is good news. The right job may be right around the corner.

Handling the Repercussions of a Job Loss

Posted in Business, Debt, General on Monday, September 7th, 2009 at 09:10 by Jessica Haynes.

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Most people find themselves stunned when they are told their services are no longer required. This is especially true then the announcement seems to come out of thin air. However, there are matters that must be attended to, and quickly. Here are some tips on what you should do after losing your job, if you are to maintain some semblance of normalcy around your household.

Consumer Confidence Continues to Increase

Posted in Business, Credit Crunch, General, Money Saving on Wednesday, August 26th, 2009 at 09:59 by Martyn Shaw.

The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales indicates that consumer confidence is at its highest point since the summer of 2007. Businesses as well as individuals continue to see better days on the way in larger numbers, with the confidence measure used by the ICAEW indicating that renewed hope in a better economy was significantly higher as the third quarter of the calendar year got underway, even in comparison to the general feeling of the populace as recently as March 2009.

Dealing With Flight Delays

Posted in Business, General, Insurance on Monday, August 24th, 2009 at 09:42 by Jessica Haynes.

Whether travelling to a holiday destination or taking care of business, flight delays can quickly spoil your day. Fortunately, there are a few ways to help ease the discomfort and turn an unpleasant situation into one that at least is less distasteful.

Understand Investment Opportunities Before Making A Commitment

Posted in Business, General, Savings & Investments on Thursday, August 20th, 2009 at 10:03 by Martyn Shaw.

Many people have lost money on investments during the recession. News of further losses continue to appear even as the recession continues to wane. The end result is that people who thought they had financial security find that their investments have left them in a position where they are unable to retire as early as they planned, and may have to settle for less than desirable circumstances even after working additional years.

What You Should Know About Working From Home

Posted in Business, General, Insurance, Tax on Wednesday, August 19th, 2009 at 10:21 by Jessica Haynes.

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When most people think about working from home, they see the immediate advantages. There are no long commutes to work, no office gossips to deal, with, and you can dress as casually as you like. However, there are some issues to consider before you jump into the growing pool of people who now telecommute to the workplace.

Leaving Stress Behind During Your Holiday

Posted in Business, General on Thursday, August 13th, 2009 at 09:26 by Martyn Shaw.

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For many people today, going on holiday is not the relaxing time it once was. With the recession continuing to impact employment and household finances, what should be a time of peace and quiet is often marred by worries of what is happening at home. Fortunately, there are ways to minimise the stress by taking a few simple actions.

Finding Employment When You Are Over Fifty

Posted in Business, General on Wednesday, August 12th, 2009 at 09:57 by Martyn Shaw.

While every age group has been affected by rising levels of unemployment, men and women over fifty often face additional hurdles when it comes to finding a new work position. In fact, studies indicate that for each year a person over the age of fifty is unable to secure work, the chances of finding a new job decrease significantly.