When it comes to popularity stakes in the business world, Sir Richard Branson is the reigning champion. Most recently, the chairman of the Virgin Group has topped a poll of business role models as voted for by UK SME owners.
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Paul Harris has been appointed finance director of retail emporium Liberty.
Remember that ad where an employee is “fish hooked” through his cheek and brutally dragged through the office? Part of the NHS’s anti-smoking drive, it was the most complained about advert last year. But it wasn’t the only one to spark a flurry of irate phone calls to The Advertising Standards Authority.
Take note of currency changes, urges FC Exchange managing director Nick Fullerton, who says that fluctuations can be turned to a business’s advantage.
Lee Marks, director of comms and surveillance firm Spymaster, has the low-down on bugs, bent business partners and bullet proof vests.
Jonathan Cook has been appointed group finance director of engineered steel producer Acertec.
Real estate entrepreneur Andrew Pattemore has changed his marketing plan several times to take advantage of the business opportunities presented by different areas.
The chief administration and financial officer of Colt, Tony Bates, has been appointed chief operating officer of the company.
For the uninitiated, a web accelerator affects how your audience views your website. It makes the videos stream faster; the music play uninterrupted; and the games run smoothly.
Crispin Mardon has resigned as finance director of Liberty.
Unbeknownst to the Dragon, Gremlins have attacked his business! Can Peter Jones save his vital files from those pesky little critters?!