Asda may be a huge supermarket with thousands of employees, but according to documents recently shown to the Guardian, over 800 section leaders could be looking at having their hours and pay cut, or face being made redundant. It seems as though competition from smaller, but upcoming rivals, such as Lidl and Aldi, is… Read more »

  Competition in the food business, in particular the supermarkets, is fierce. Just look at all the choices of stores and shops we have. Two of the smaller supermarket chains Aldi and Lidl, have grown over the years and also increased their market shares. Lidl in particular have done well over the years, and at… Read more »

  The pendulum always swings back the other way, and it is a good example of supply and demand; one moment wages are low due to high unemployment, and the next wages are rising due to low unemployment. Supply and demand, when there is a shortage of workers, wages will rise, which is what we… Read more »

  Do you like who you work for? Do you like your job? You had better like it and the company, because you are going to spend many hours a week, and many years there. Some people like their job, but not their employer. Some like their employer, but not the job so much. Liking… Read more »

  The Department For Works and Pensions has previously stated they are closing 70 jobcentres across the country. The full list has been updated to be 87 jobcentre closures, and has been shared by the Mirror, and can be viewed here. Can you imagine working for the DWP at a jobcentre and being made redundant?… Read more »

  As consumers we see an increase in the cost of goods and services and have to make changes accordingly with our budgets and spending. We only have so much money to work with, and must fit our buying habits in with that amount of money. Businesses experience and have the same set of financial… Read more »