The Great Debate UK

The ‘Right to be Forgotten': Something to remember

July 31, 2014

Steve Girdler is managing director for EMEA at HireRight, a global provider of candidate due diligence services. The opinions expressed are his own–

Sluggish U.S. economy may threaten UK business development

August 10, 2010

– Paddy Earnshaw is the Director of Customer Relations at Travelex Global Business Payments. The opinions expressed are his own.-

Budget should pave way for businesses to hire

March 19, 2010


Joe White is chief operating officer at The opinions expressed are his own. He will participate in a in a Reuters Budget live blog at noon GMT on Wednesday, March 24, 2010. Please tune in and join the discussion.

Glossy or matte? Women in the recession

October 21, 2009

Glenda Stone– Glenda Stone is chief executive and founder of Aurora, a recruitment advertising and market intelligence company, and co-chairs the UK Women’s Enterprise Taskforce established by Prime Minister Gordon Brown. The opinions expressed are her own.-

Simplify employment tax to kick-start recruitment

October 15, 2009

David Ellis-David Ellis is partner and head of human capital at BDO LLP. He specialises in the development of tax efficient, performance driven long term incentive plans for senior employees. The opinions expressed are his own.-

Skills shortage could hamper economic recovery

June 17, 2009

andy-powellAndy Powell is the CEO of Edge, an independent education foundation dedicated to raising the status of practical and vocational learning. Edge is leading the education and business communities in the second annual celebration of vocational qualifications, VQ Day (Vocational Qualifications Day), on 24 June 2009. The opinions expressed are his own. –

from The Great Debate:

China’s growth obsession may spawn jobless upturn

By Wei Gu
January 7, 2009

Wei Gu -- Wei Gu is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are her own --

China is pulling all the stops to keep the economy growing by at least 8 percent, a pace considered necessary to absorb millions of migrant workers and graduates that hit the job market every year.

from UK News:

Would you take a pay cut?

December 11, 2008

A small but growing number of companies are considering asking their workers to take a pay cut as a means of cutting costs without having to fire anyone.