Majority of UK manufacturers say regulatory change is impacting business but are responding by investing in new technologies and Brand Britain. Continue reading
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Rural businesses employ 13% of the working population and represent 25% of all registered businesses in the UK[i]. The rural economy contributes 40%[ii] of the UK’s Gross Value Added (GVA) – over £400 billion. But rural areas are still being held back by poor telecoms coverage, particularly high-speed internet connectivity and 4G coverage.
When you take the plunge to become a freelancer or start your own business, you’ll find that time is now your biggest asset. This means that managing it well and having the right support to help you get your work done is a top priority. You may also find that it is expensive to get started, or at least that it’s easy to spend more than you’d like.
Throughout our careers, we experience many different personality types that influence our behaviours and professional personas. These encounters can often shape who we become as leaders, but have you taken the time to reflect on your management approach and considered how your team view your performance as a manager?
In the 1800s, farmers began assembling handcrafted mechanical watches during harsh winter months and the Swiss watch industry has dominated ever since. But with so much technology at our fingertips, what does the future hold for the luxury watchmaking industry?
We’ve all heard of T&Cs. They are the clauses in a contract that set out the rights and obligations that both parties should be aware of when they enter into a contract.
By David Chudwin MD
Fifty years ago, the Apollo 10 crew of Thomas Stafford, John Young and Eugene Cernan blasted off from the Kennedy Space Center to practice the steps necessary to land on the Moon. Four days later, Stafford and Cernan successfully flew the Lunar Module to within 50,000 feet of the lunar surface while Young remained in orbit aboard the Command & Service Modules (CSM).
Positive thinking can be understood in terms of how you explain situations and events; how you interpret, make sense and meaning of how and why things do and don’t happen.
New figures released last month by the Office for National Statistics show that UK exports to India have increased by 19% compared to the previous year. Asia as a whole is becoming increasingly important to UK trade. Continue reading
A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, design a building, conn a ship, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve an equation, analyse a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook a tasty meal, fight efficiently, die gallantly. Specialization is for insects. – Robert A. Heinlein Continue reading