Identifying Authentic Brands: 10 Signs to Watch For

What is one sign or aspect you look for when determining if another brand is authentic? These answers are provided by Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most successful young entrepreneurs. YEC members represent nearly every industry, generate billions of dollars in revenue each year and have …

Business Highlight: Case Against Bayrock Founder Tevfik Arif Dismissed

The $250-million civil tax fraud case brought against former associates of Donald Trump, Felix Sater and his partner Tevfik Arif, has been dismissed by a Manhattan court. In late September 2017, the decision to dismiss the Bayrock cofounders was reached by the court. Bayrock, a company specializing in real estate, …

The Importance of Quality ID Cards on a College Campus

College is typically a time of newfound freedom, with many students leaving home for the very first time in their lives. But freedom comes with responsibility, both on the part of the student and of the college to provide and maintain a safe environment, which is why it’s important to …

Large firms not investing enough in productivity

A new report claims that 86 percent of Britain’s largest businesses are worried about raising their productivity with two-fifths (39 percent) calling their productivity ‘very concerning’, but that they are investing just 0.25 percent of turnover in measures to improve it, less than they invest in telecoms. The report by the …

New training initiative helps firms address mental health and wellbeing

Mental ill-health is responsible for almost 13 percent of all sickness absence days in the UK, while it has been shown that UK businesses could save up to £8 billion per year through better support in the workplace. To empower workers and employers across the country, iHASCO has launched a …

The Philadelphia Flyers have a new mascot, and WTF???

The Philadelphia Flyers revealed its new mascot Gritty — and he will haunt you for the rest of your foreseeable days. The scraggly, googly-eyed, orange-haired mascot was made public Monday morning, and looks like the result of an unholy union between the Babadook and a Muppet from Fraggle Rock. SEE …

Lyft launches default tipping, rating protections and more to keep drivers happy

Until autonomous vehicles are here, ride-hailing companies like Lyft and Uber have to attract and retain human drivers if they hope to sustain their businesses. Lyft announced Thursday a half dozen new driver-friendly features, from default tipping and in-trip tipping to ways to protect their ratings and an events planner. …

Online Slots Bonuses Entrepreneurs Should Know About

One of the main reasons why a great multitude of gamblers prefer to play at online casinos is because of the wide variety of promotions offered by them, compared to the land-based casino establishments. Bonuses related to online slots are the most popular among such promotions, and can be very …

Snyk raises $22 million to tackle open source’s security problem

Snyk announced today it has raised $22 million as the company seeks to plug the growing security holes in open source systems. “Our mission is to fix open source security, and that can only be done from within the open source community,” said Guy Podjarny, CEO and cofounder of Snyk, …

Do You Have What It Takes To Work From Home? These Are The Top Traits Employers Look For In Remote Workers

You know you want to work from home. And you’re pretty sure you have what it takes to be a remote worker. But did you know that there are a specific set of traits that employers look for when making remote hiring decisions? It’s true! Because remote work is a …

Flexible office market to grow by a third each year for next five years

The gig economy has helped lead to the doubling in size of the flexible office space sector since 2014 and it’s set to grow by up to 30 percent per year over the next five years claims new research published by JLL. Disruption or Distraction, a report delving into the growth …