Hollywood has lovingly told us spies live in a high-tech, guns-blazing world filled with an incredible amount of car chases. But there are plenty of management lessons business leaders can learn from spies – apart from the gleaned 007 tips of buy a fancy car and suit.
Mindfulness isn’t a box-ticking exercise to be done each morning for ten minutes or so, or something experienced on an away day and then forgotten. It is a pragmatic philosophy and way to be which makes our lives easier and more rewarding.
When employees are prosecuted for falsifying or exaggerating business expenses claims, there are a number of charges they can face. It may be dealt with as “false accounting”, under the Theft Act 1968, or as an offence covered by the Fraud Act 2006.
“Tired of the fog? Try the frogs! Choose Paris La Defense,” a new French campaign will say in its endeavour to attract British talent.
Health body ukactive, in partnership with Tech City UK and AXA PPP, has launched health and fitness accelerator ActiveLab, which will come complete with the support of seasoned leaders from the likes of David Lloyd Leisure, Fitness First and more.
Every business can benefit from positive word of mouth – research reveals that 92 per cent of customers use reviews to help them make purchasing decisions. It stands to reason then that you should seek to gain a five star review.
Decisions are the perennial facet of the human psyche – should I or shouldn’t I? While the consequences of making a poor sandwich or movie choice are relatively immaterial, the wrong business decisions could have significantly worse implications.
The army of UK entrepreneurs has gained some new recruits in the past year, but it’s important to not let them fend for themselves too soon in what has the potential to become an economic war zone. Support British business!
When it comes to social media mistakes, SMEs tend to repeatedly make the same blunders, so you might want to rethink your social media policy.
Musician Imogen Heap has suggested the solution to people not investing in the “tarnished” music industry lies in tech and an automated payment process.