Day two of the Sage Summit 2016 has come to an end. With Richard Branson the main attraction for the day, other developments saw Sage CEO Stephen Kelly talk inspiration, the Internet of Things and instant messaging met finance, while international trade minister Liam Fox dropped into Chicago to discuss the UK-US relationship in the post-Brexit world.
Kicking off day two of the Sage Summit 2016, Sage CEO Stephen Kelly grilled Richard Branson on stage, which saw the billionaire entrepreneur discuss chasing the impossible and how he overcame his darkest day.
On 28 July 2016, the repeal of section 52 of the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988 (CDPA) comes into force, meaning some artistic works will now fall back under copyright. It provides a long-stop date of 28 January 2017 for the final stocks of products that may now infringe copyright to be sold through or destroyed.
With the UK breathing down Sam Allardyce's neck to bring the somewhat deflated England football team back to life, we spoke to Peter Istead, managing director for Hudson, to find out what mindset attributes he will require in order to succeed.
Cisco's "2016 Midyear Cybersecurity Report" (MCR) suggested firms are unprepared for future strains of ransomware as fragile infrastructure and poor network hygiene are providing ample time for adversaries to operate. We spoke with leaders from Lloyd’s, Fujitsu and Arbor Networks on the subject.
In 2015 UK M&A boomed, leaving UK firms in strong demand as demonstrated by the acquisition of ARM Technologies. Whilst the rise in deal flow reveals bosses are clearly capitalising on this, they spend more time planning the firms’ exit rather than what they will personally do once they achieve an exit.
Andrew Burgess, founder and CEO of equimedia, explains why attribution marketing is needed to drive business success across all sectors .
Online giant Amazon will be stepping up its drone tests in the UK after the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) granted it special permission to experiment without being hindered by the rules that typically bind such technology.
With the high profile collapse of BHS, and high street footfall falling year-on-year, these are worrying times for UK retailers. But what if they could predict approaching woes ahead of time and take evasive action?
Trading overseas can have many benefits. But finding those international leads can be so difficult, and so prohibitively expensive, that many exporting businesses feel landlocked. The question is, where to begin?
Your business is launching a new brand or product. There’s a clear gap in the market and it has the credibility to enter the space with kudos. Your product’s been masterfully co-designed with your consumers and the marketing has been tested to within an inch of its life. What could possibly go wrong?