Posts tagged with: "business"

5 tips for retaining the best people in your company

People Management

Posted on December 20th, 2012

What is the most valuable asset in your company? The expensive IT equipment that is kept under lock and key in your office? Your office space itself? Or perhaps you think that the most prized possession of your workplace is the stock that you hold? In fact, there is nothing more valuable to an organisation… Read more »


Business in the 21st century: technology and new opportunities

Mobile Devices

Posted on August 24th, 2012

New technologies = New opportunities   Any business that is not keeping abreast of the latest movements in the technology world is missing a trick. Netbooks, smartphones and tablet computers are now all essential pieces of business kit that can help to increase productivity and innovation. It’s improving business communications, leading to effective decision making,… Read more »


How can effective collaboration give your business a competitive advantage?

Collaboration Image

Posted on July 20th, 2012

We all know that collaboration is a good thing for business. Two heads are better than one, as the old saying goes. But never has the means of collaboration with business stakeholders been as easy as it is today, whether that’s with employees, contractors, suppliers or even your customers. By adopting the right technologies, every… Read more »


Want to improve your business performance? It’s not just all about the numbers…

calculator

Posted on April 20th, 2012

When it comes to checking on the progress and performance of your business, it helps to have an eye for the numbers. Even more so if you know how to use those numbers to improve the way you work. Here’s a quick run through of what it all means… Financial reports are great for telling… Read more »


Stay positive for the upturn (it’ll help you beat the downturn!)

business economy downturn

Posted on February 22nd, 2012

As businesses are forced to face up to the economic and political challenges presented by changing landscapes and the global downturn, there are still opportunities for them to succeed and grow. But, with today’s economy as it is, they all have to work harder than before to stay successful until the upturn happens naturally. In… Read more »


ERDF don’t just invest in business. They invest in innovation.

ERDF invest in innovation.

Posted on December 16th, 2011

With £800 million of ERDF funding still available, the European Regional Development Fund continues to be a major source of economic development investment in the UK regions. In their midterm reviews of regional ERDF programmes (with reports at intervals between summer 2010 and autumn 2011), Regeneris Consulting reported that programmes have ‘just two more years… Read more »


It’s your move: why chess could change the way you think about business.

chess business

Posted on August 12th, 2011

When it comes to making tough decisions and choices, the current economic climate is a challenging time for business leaders across all industry sectors. Obstacles repeatedly block business development, you constantly need to keep an eye on your competitors’ strategies, and the pressure never seems to let up. It’s like a giant game of chess,… Read more »



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