Now the government has invoked Article 50 and formally started the UK’s withdrawal from the EU single market, SMEs with business concerns are braced for impact.
The UK’s economic future is uncertain in the face of Brexit gloom, however this isn’t the first time we’ve been here.
In the latest Barclays’ SME Hopes and Fears Index, exporting and international business growth opportunities were voted by businesses as the second most important influence on growth in 2017 at 30 per cent.
There is a current theory that we are all driven by fear, either a fear of success or failure. I’m not certain that it’s quite as clear cut as that, however I do know that fear plays a key role in the way we think about people, things and challenges.
Many have previously joked that we are more afraid of public speaking than death itself – but it’s a statement research has found to be true. We found out why, as well as how to overcome it.
Harnessing stand-up comedy taught me the art of crafting a successful pitch: devising a story that the listener can emotionally relate to.
We all have some type of creative genius inside of us and the only way to release it is to work on it. However, a recent TED talk drummed home the fact that great implementers of creativity also have some peculiar traits.
Fear can be helpful because it alerts us to danger, whether justified or not, but it can also wreak havoc on a business by choking creativity and ambition. Here's ten ways to slay your corporate dragons.
The New Year generally serves as an opportunity for people to set out goals and challenges, but the arrival of 2016 has revealed the ten biggest workplace fears that British professionals have – and the ten reactions they have when dealing with them.
Volkswagen (VW) has had a tough few months. It has dominated many headlines since it was revealed it cheated emission tests in order to meet regulatory standards. This, in itself is terrible, but when looking at why this came about, it has been suggested that VW wasn’t such a happy place to work.
Benjamin Franklin once said, “When you are finished changing, you are finished.” These are wise words that apply just as powerfully to business as they do to individuals.
Perhaps we don't need a survey to tell us that come Sunday people wish the weekend wasn't over, but according to reed.co.uk 22.9m Brits actually "suffer" from something called 'Sunday night fear'.