With inward investment into the UK food and drink industry at a three-year high, and Kraft Heinz’s short-lived Unilever takeover bid fresh in the minds of consumer and FMCG business owners, private equity funding is an increasingly viable option for many fast-growth firms.
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In wanting to free himself up to be the creative driver of his business, Nigel Shanahan has been on the hunt for a new CEO – and shares some valuable tips.
Like family members, peers may drive each other mad at times, but giving recognition to colleagues will create a culture of innovation.
Staff welcome packs can feel like being read the riot act, so we’ve found the companies that have quite literally turned initiations on their head.
From a moral and ethical perspective there are not many people reading this call to ditch traditional business that will disagree with it.
Fundamentally, business is about people. Your customers. Your staff – the old and new employees. People determine the success or failure of your enterprise.
Since the time it was appointed official timekeeper for the 1964 Tokyo Olympics, Epson garnered numerous achievements in large part due to innovative thinking – from creating the first analog quartz watch to being part of the STS-95 space shuttle mission – and we wondered how it used said innovation to drive business. So we asked.
For the first helping of Corporate Insights in 2017, we’ve spoken with Rackspace to hear how, and why, the company’s “fanatical support” office design fits into the operation.
To position Fordway for the future and ensure its culture was sustainable in the long term, Richard Blanford decided to review company values with all staff
Expansion into new international markets has instilled in Paul Beasley the innate knowledge that a tailored and bespoke approach is fundamental each time.