Scaling businesses operating in traditional industries are challenging conventional business models by embracing technology. Fast growing ecommerce businesses are one example, which no longer depend solely on the traditional high street shop to shift stock, and have no limits due to location. The impact of digital is evident in product and services offerings, in experiences […]
The General Data Protection Regulation is ONLY a year away, and the implications on businesses that aren’t compliant are huge. Can your business afford to lose 4% of its annual turnover? Or €20 million? Register for the complimentary GDPR webinar on the 17 May at 2.30pm to learn how the new regulation is going to affect your […]
There was good and bad news from the latest report from Kantar Worldpanel, published yesterday.
Posted on 8th March 2017 in Business Education.
All Work and No Play: survey reveals that over 1 in 5 Brits think they will never be financially secure enough to retire:
Posted on 27th January 2017 in Business Education.
The use of learning and development technologies by businesses is on the rise and adding value to a number of companies, across a range of industries. In fact, according to eLearning Industry, the global online corporate training market is expected to grow by 13% per year up to 2017. And, when we consider the findings […]
A controversial last-minute cutting of The Apprentice panel suggests Lord Sugar may need a brush up on his franchise knowledge!
Posted on 22nd December 2015 in Business Education.
A commitment to continuous learning is a huge asset to challenge our current thinking and help us become more creative.
Whilst neuroscience may be the new industry buzz word, businesses are still failing to obtain a true insight into what their customers think and feel and what their decision making processes.
With the AA predicting car insurance will rise by up to 10 per cent over the next year, it is vital for insurance companies across the board to realise the importance of a strong and relevant customer retention strategy. And with figures suggesting that the cost of acquiring a customer is five times greater than keeping an existing one happy, insurers must ensure their strategy focusses on enhancing brand loyalty so that customers don’t walk away, should premiums rise.
Are you a dreadful public speaker? Unfortunately far too many people in business really don’t cut the mustard when it comes to public speaking. And yet, being able to present your business in a clear and engaging way is essential if you are to succeed.
In January 2015 Germany joined France, Italy and many Nordic countries in opting for mandatory targets of 30% for women on corporate boards. Early analysis appears to show that quotas work and have been highly successful across Europe. This could result in a quota system being considered at EU level. The UK Government currently has its own voluntary target of 25% female directors of FTSE 100 boards by the end of next year — which it is on course to achieve. EU intervention would mean an adjustment to this level.
Posted on 18th March 2015 in Business Education.