In an era of email, Slack, Skype and Google Hangouts, I?m a great believer that meeting face-to-face increases the chances of striking a deal and I?m not alone.
For hospitality firms, December is a whirl of Christmas parties and festive excess even if they?re the ones working hard to ensure everyone has a good time. But when the music stops in the New Year, the hangover hits pubs, hotels, and restaurants particularly hard with January blues.
Data projects have huge business value potential, which we will continue to see in the short, mid and longer term, but how can they be used to derive this value properly?
I’ve looked at the New Year ahead and what all businesses can do to ensure they have an effective sales plan to guide them in 2017.
When it comes to looking at 2017 retail predictions, we must first recognise the retail landscape is a changeable place that requires forward planning.
For small businesses, January can be a tricky time it’s usually a quieter period after the festive rush, which ultimately means managing cash flow from the beginning of 2017 will be key.
As 2016 reaches its end, Rob Hunter looks to the new year and reflects on why the pursuit of new business needs as much vigour as the very beginning.
The New Year generally serves as an opportunity for people to set out goals and challenges, but the arrival of 2016 has revealed the ten biggest workplace fears that British professionals have – and the ten reactions they have when dealing with them.
Celebration, parties, food and fun. They’re all part of Christmas, and for a gloriously long weekend, the closest many of us intend to get to working is gauging how much room we need to leave for pudding. So how to communicate what’s expected of the workforce over the Christmas period
As the end of the year rapidly approaches, thoughts are turning to how the past 12 months have gone and how we could do things better next year.
With 2015 here and many employees returning to work today (5 January), just 26 per cent of small businesses have introduced new year's resolutions for the company.
As you prepare to wind down for the Christmas break, you are no doubt already thinking about next year, and what you want to achieve, improve, or stop doing.