UK businesses are being encouraged to look in all directions to take advantage of globalisation and boost sales – West to the US, South to Australia, East to Asia and North to Scandinavia. But we shouldn’t forget to look upwards.
As a society, we’ve become very good at making stuff. So good, in fact, that we’re in danger of running out of the materials to make more.
Making exporting as convenient as popping down to your local high street Boots store is the aim of new venture Export Growth Partners.
The Institute of Leadership & Management’s latest report details how the 15,000 people who leave the UK Regular Armed Forces each year could benefit business.
More employee-owned businesses would improve UK productivity, enhance the resilience of regional economies, and motivate more engaged employees, says a new report co-authored by professor Joseph Lampel from Alliance MBS.
It’s amazing how the meaning of words change. Sometimes they are adopted to mean something completely different, and in other cases they can swap from being a negative to a positive. Take hustle, for example.
Would you start a business with your spouse? While many suggest it’s a line that should never be crossed, Kelly and Jon Barfoot, founders of Vegbred, explain how their differing opinions and set of skills makes their business thrive.
The recruitment process sadly neglects to inform business leaders what types of thoughts go on in candidates’ heads. So, it comes as a shock when an employee decides to try poisoning a colleague. When you decide to fire that employee though, take extra precautions.
Emojis are almost a way of life – people use them across social media and in tweets all the time. But should businesses be joining in, or is it unprofessional?
The Isle of Man might offer a slower pace of life away from the rat race, but one cryptocurrency business has found it to be just the right setting for its global business HQ.
Can you imagine finding it acceptable that every time you use the kettle, the picture on the TV loses quality or switches off altogether? Or, first thing in the morning, when everyone on your street is trying to get ready for work, the water comes out of the tap or shower at intermittent speeds and pressures?
Yesterday’s Pay Your Age stunt at Build-A-Bear backfired as the brand greatly underestimated the turn out. Queues stretched for hours and stores were eventually closed due to overwhelming demand.