Digital will account for 50 per cent of the UK's advertising spend this year, according to a new advertising forecast from Strategy Analytics.
Businesses with a product not stocked by Asda, Waitrose, Morrison’s, Tesco or Sainsbury’s are being offered the opportunity to become the UK’s “next big success story in food and drink”.
A Series A deal worth $25m has been closed by file transfer platform WeTransfer in an effort to build out its offering outside of Europe and the US.
In 2014 a CBI and PwC report suggested that the UK's financial sector had a new-found appetite for recruitment, and if their rapid rate of hiring continues then there could be 26,000 more people employed in finance than that of Q2 2013. However, this is still 58,000 fewer jobs than at the end of 2008. Is this due to a skills shortage?
The Lego Movie seems to have perfectly captured the toy's cross-generational appeal. A childhood love of building own worlds and the lingering nostalgia felt among parents has boosted Lego into becoming the world's most powerful brand.
Since April 2014 a number of changes to claims issued and defended in employment tribunals have been introduced: potential claimants must refer their claim to ACAS first; fees must be paid; and, in circumstances where the employer’s behaviour is deemed to be malicious or have aggravating features, they may be obliged to pay a financial penalty (anything between £100 and £5000) to the government.
It’s said that great marketers have guts. Steve Jobs, arguably one of the greatest marketers ever, famously ignored anything that had to do with market research because he didn't believe customers knew what they wanted until presented to them. However, big data and technology has clearly revolutionised marketing in the way it gives access to information to better support a company and serve customers.
Whether an award has a helping hand in increasing revenues is a question we often ask. Of course, you prove the skills of your team and it gives you the opportunity to shout about your quality and standards, not to mention a boost in reputation. But what about the movie industry? Would an Oscar win actually have an impact on the share prices of movie studios?
Low cost leisure airline Jet2.com surprised 180 customers with personalised gifts upon their arrival back the gloomy UK after a holiday in Alicante.
The business that owns a majority share of Midlands-based football club Birmingham City have put the company into receivership, threatening the future of the second-tier team.
A further £400,000 is being given to the National Trading Standards (NTS) to help control the flow and sale of so-called “dangerous goods” in Britain.
Effective time management could be the key to SME growth, as study finds punctuality makes it 20 per cent more likely that companies will achieve increased growth margins than those with poor timekeeping and organisation.