Technology failures caused by web traffic surges can be expensive, yet they still occur with predictable regularity. Here, Hyve director Jake Madders examines the risks of failing to predict and cope with such spikes.
Black tie dress code and glamorous locations, industry awards are a great opportunity for business promotion – but only if targeted in the right way.
A myriad of companies suffered crises last year that threatened, if not destroyed their reputations, which shows the importance of acting on poor corporate governance.
With around 2.46bn social media users in the world today, it is clear that the digital world has consumed us all. That’s why it’s essential for companies to implement a social media policy.
Innovation within a company can come in many forms and, for Alton Towers, its 2018 business agenda includes bringing a wooden roller coaster called Wicker Man to life – in conjunction with fire.
It’s always been up to employees to “wow” the company they want to work for, but we’re starting to see a switch, with bosses fighting amongst each other to hire and retain the best high performers. Pressure has been put on the recruitment strategy.
It’s natural for a business owner to feel defensive if someone attacks them through online complaints – but it’s important to protect an online reputation if you want to scale up.
Staff are often the most vital assets any business can have, but they also have the astounding ability to bypass data protection, whether because of revenge or innocent mistake.
The government reckons there’s 1.3m SMEs in the UK. Do the sums and that means they make up 99.5 per cent of all businesses.
If you are looking for ways to improve your business reputation, a new study has highlighted the benefits of charitable giving.
When it comes to marketing and advertising, causing offence can damage your reputation past the point of recovery.
Employer brand is key. While people may be attracted to working for you by the role and salary, your business reputation also plays a significant part in attracting top quality talent.