Apple's dominance of the business and technology worlds is seemingly unstoppable – even when the brand is hit with criticism – because, in a world where smartphones have become the norm, the iPhone is hailed as the king by many. But with the Samsung Galaxy S6 and HTC One M9 unveiled at Mobile World Congress, should Apple be worried?
During the GREAT Festival of Creativity, entrepreneurs such as Kelly Hoppen, Jo Malone, Angela Hartnett and Rupert Sanderson are leading the charge in terms of demonstrating the best of British creativity. Spanning from film, healthcare, tech and tourism, many partnerships have been forged between the UK and China.
Mike Ashley has garnered a fair amount of disapproval from Sports Direct shareholders. They rejected his share incentive scheme in 2012 due to tax reasons, voted against his £73m bonus package and accused the company of “disregarding” shareholder concerns, not to mention rejected previous proposals due to related performance targets. But it's not the last of Ashley v shareholders – there's a clash going on again.
Over half of British businesses say young people are leaving school unready for the world of work because they can’t communicate properly or work in a team.
From property magnates to advertising gurus, we have a look at the brothers who've made it big by joining forces in the business world.
“You'll never walk alone,” is a famous Liverpool chant. And it's due to this boasted and somewhat stereotypical loyalty that football fans have been the brunt of many studies. Let's face it, even when a team finds itself in the bottom rankings year after year, their fans still remain incredibly passionate about them. Wouldn't it be great if customers felt that way about a business?
Mobile World Congress has started, and mobile messaging services provider Acision has introduced a new service for businesses which will allow them to reach employees in real-time through digital interactive communications and training.
According to government figures, small businesses that export are five times more likely to succeed than those that don’t.
Some two years after going into administration, GAME Digital has purchased community-based games company Multiplay so that it can “drive deeper interaction with gamers”.
BlackBerry went back to its business-facing roots over the past year, and its latest innovation for companies comes in the form of a cross-platform enterprise mobility management cloud for SMEs across iOS, Android, Windows Phones and BlackBerry 10.
While the right amount of growth is a good thing for almost any business, too much growth – or more specifically, too much growth too quickly, can be a serious threat to your business’s financial solvency.
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