Why both employers and employees need to embrace ‘lifelong learning’

For countless people over the years, graduation day was seen as an occasion that marked the end of their formal education. Many employees would encounter very little need in their whole working lives to formally build upon the knowledge base they had already acquired by early adulthood. But the digital revolution has shunted that world from existence and has created an entirely new order – one that requires an entirely different approach to both working and education.

Don’t let the unexpected trip you up when exporting to the US

For an SME, exporting can open up many doors to growth and expansion. A British Chambers of Commerce Report announced only last month that businesses that export can grow 20 per cent more than those who do not. With the world’s largest economy, the US is often seen as the land of opportunity. By exporting beyond the boundaries of the Eurozone, which is on the brink of another crisis, small businesses have the opportunity to substantially expand their empire.

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