Hugely inspirational reading the RB Hot 100. These are the companies we all aspire to own – and while most appear to be beyond our dreams, when you read in more depth, you find tangible stories of the owners, family business or friends who have launched something together in the same way as more humble mortals do. Attainable dreaming.
There are many reasons to start a business. Inspiration, aspiration, or just to make enough money to live on. But the founder of AskHerFriends.com wanted to help other men keep their girlfriends.
Five years ago, Jeremiah Owyang, a strategist with Forrester, left the company for pastures new. While this in itself was not unusual, Owyang’s departure turned out to be quite a loss for Forrester, much more so than it would have been say three years previously, when social media had not yet quite exploded and less so then than it would be now in 2014.
Employers are increasingly concerned about the rising penalties for engaging workers who do not have the right to work in the UK. The complexity of the checks that employers must undertake to establish an employee’s right to work mean that mistakes are common place.
According to the Cohn & Wolfe 'Authentic Brands' report, UK consumers are the most sceptical in the world. For British brands, this may mean working a little harder to attract customers than their counterparts in different countries.
Women in low-paid jobs are on average 47 per cent more likely than men in similar employ to still be in low pay after ten years, according to CIPD research.
My all-time favourite quote is Oscar Wilde's famous: "you may as well, be yourself as everyone else has been taken.”
New research from Intrinsic has found that a large number of young employees prefer to address IT problems themselves rather than take it to IT.
Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and MoralDNA research shows that poor ethical behaviour is seen as a major challenge for employers, mostly in the public sector.
In a report to find the best country for businesses worldwide, Singapore has been ranked number one for the ninth consecutive year. The report comes from World Bank.
A place in the Profit Track 100 and a £100m jump in turnover in just two years have seen Dawnus consolidate its position in both the UK and overseas market with the continued support of banking partner, Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking.
A great creative idea has the power to win more customers. A truly inspirational idea has the power to transform a business. It's why many of us choose to work in the creative industry – to help brands grow, change, win, retain, sell, engage and ultimately add to the bottom line.