Category Archives: The Business Seed

Racing Silks

Jockey’s wear an arrangement of colours and designs when racing. The style is independent to the jockey and can be its unique marker on the race course. Paddy Power Horse Racing have made an infographic of the top competing jockeys and their kits so you can spot them easily on the course.

EUROS AND US DOLLARS CHART

This is the world’s most popular currency pair. It also represents the two largest economies in the world.  The Euro was mainly created to facilitate trade across the borders of the major European trading partners. The Euros and US Dollars chart helps traders to monitor the latest performances of the pair and assessing as well as predicting future rise or fall. This chart also presents over 70 technical indicators which are considered to be a very wide range. They include; ADX, regression,

Save big on fitness and leisure with Groupon

Most people will agree that staying in shape is important, but the sad fact is that not everyone can afford to do so. What with the high cost of fitness trainers and gym classes in the US, few can afford them because they're considered to be luxuries. Well, that might not be the case any longer. Thanks to the amazing number of discounts on fitness and gym services available on Groupon's new wellness section, it no longer costs half a week's wages to stay in shape. Check out the discounts on some

Nearly 50% of employees do their Christmas shopping whilst at work, almost 72 minutes of company time

As the Christmas shopping rush starts an online voucher code website looked into when and where people do their Christmas shopping, they were particularly interested in looking at shopping  during working hours. 48% of employees in the UK admitted to Christmas shopping on work time, spending on average 72 minutes doing so. There is a lot of planning and organisation that goes into Christmas, with time in short supply to do these tasks. With experts predicting more shopping will happen online

Preserving the Past for Future Generations with NTT Data

NTT Data is in the process of a undergoing a massive project that will transform how knowledge is conveyed for future generations. In partnership with the Vatican Library, NTT Data is digitizing the entire priceless collection to be accessible from anywhere in the world. The Vatican Library might be the most important collection of historic works of writing and artwork on the entire planet. It was the mission of the Catholic Church to preserve knowledge for future generations, and for hundreds

Who Knows Money More, Americans or Brits? Take The Quiz!

Test your financial knowledge by taking this short quiz! You can even win an iPad! Click image to take the Money Master Challenge (via TotallyMoney.com).

Euro Expected to Fall Below Dollar by 2017

Deutsche Bank has issued a report stating that it expects to see the euro fall below parity with the dollar for the first time in over a decade. Deutsche Bank is Germany’s biggest bank and is the second biggest currency trader in the world. They expect that the value of the euro will slip below that of the dollar by 2017.   This is the most aggressive call yet from the bank, although it does reflect what other banks have already noted. The majority of banks have already taken an incredibly bearish

What is the difference between a non-refundable and refundable tax credit?

There are a few major differences between non-refundable tax credits and refundable tax credits in Canada. While any tax credits are surely something positive for any individual or busienss, check out this post to learn about refundable ones which can actually be considered as payments! Non-Refundable Tax Credits A tax credit that cannot reduce the amount of tax  that a person or business owes to less than zero. If a tax credit were able to reduce the amount of tax that someone owes to less

What are the best business rewards programs for business travelers?

In today's globalized world, firms are doing an increasing amount of business with corporations, vendors, and clients from overseas. While many initial communications can be conducted over the telecommunications that are ubiquitous in this day and age, when the time comes to consummate a major deal, nothing quite seals it like heading over to your client's home territory, smoothing over any bumps in the process face to face, and starting a partnership with a firm handshake. As a result of this,

Who will be your employee of the month this February?

Employers often congratulate their staff for exemplary work throughout the year. Outstanding staff may receive rewards or employee of the month accolades for excellent sales, customer service or for going beyond the confines of their role. What about those who do fantastic work behind the scenes? The employees who often go unnoticed, but whose work is vital to the smooth running of the business. This month, take the time to reward the staff members who make up the infrastructure of your company. Where