The construction industry has suffered particularly badly during the economic downturn but there are signs of light on the horizon.
The Bring Your Own Application (BYOA) trend is continuing to blur the lines between work and personal life, as workers make their own decisions about what applications they use to do work. While many large international organizations have embraced the BYOA trend, the concern for small businesses is how to ensure that their data remains secure whilst giving employees the freedom to work how they want, where they want, and using the apps of their choice.
Raising money for a start-up is one of the most time consuming exercises any Founder can undertake. When you start raising external funds it is all about timing and getting the timing right.
International networking authority Rob Brown shares why the festive season is the best time of year to open doors and close sales.
Starting a business Then you’ll be inundated with advice. Most of it blindingly obvious. So we asked some of our favourite entrepreneurs for some of the less obvious stuff they wish they had been told when starting out.
Shed Simove, entrepreneur, motivational speaker on creativity, comedian, and author of bestselling business book, ‘Success Or Your Money Back’ outlines his ingenious techniques for getting lucrative results.
Technology is booming across the UK. According to the latest report, London, which is one of the country’s largest and most innovative hubs, has seen the number of companies in the technology and digital sector double in the past three years. Digital and internet related business is the main driver here, with opportunities arising through growth in new digital media channels which in turn are shaping how companies and consumers interact.
You might have noticed that ‘the internet’, once a vast, lonely city, consisting of an ebay/Amazon high street and a couple of clunky government information noticeboards, has now become a very busy place indeed. It is estimated that during 2013 we’ve hit the billion websites mark and this is expected to double by 2015.