Timpo’s on the warpath

Imagine the Timpson boss’s horror when he received a press release calling his shoe repair firm a "business casualty" and claiming that Timpson had been forced to renegotiate lease agreements to cope with the recession. "That is totally incorrect," Timpo tells Real Business. "I shall tell them so myself."

Dell turns Twitter pro

You’ve got to hand it to Dell. It recently announced that it had achieved more than $3m in sales via links from one of its Twitter accounts, making it one of the most successful examples of ROI from social media. Entrepreneurs tip their hats to the hardware giant.

Tuesday, 30 June 2009

Recruiting in these current times you would think would be a doddle. Our town is awash with redundancies and layoffs and businesses closing. With some trepidation, I put two jobs on line with Employer Direct, one for a line manager and one for a junior cabinet maker.