By Michael Baxter, Fresh Business Thinking In the post Civod-19 world, should government resort to electronic money printing press to resuscitate the global economy? In short, will it be time for helicopter money?
Raising investment in challenging times, with Julia Elliott Brown These are very worrying times, the current Coronavirus situation will affect each of us differently. I’m sure you’ll be wanting to know what is going to happen in terms of your prospects of raising investment right now. It may well be that raising capital is an […]
Julia Elliott Brown is the CEO and Founder of Enter the Arena, the UK’s leading equity fundraising expert and specialist coach. With 20+ years commercial experience developing and building high-growth start-ups. Today, she’ll be running a free webinar for entrepreneurs discussing ‘raising investment in challenging times’. In this webinar, Julia will deliver a masterclass on […]
Posted on 9th April 2020 in Coronavirus.
According to a Pipedrive survey conducted among 1,424 sales and marketing professionals during a virtual panel discussion on April 2nd, 63% of respondents believe the current ‘sales crisis’ due to the pandemic will end in four to six months. In addition, 62% of respondents said they have changed or modified their offerings to address emerging […]
A new app helping Welsh traders reach consumers in the fight back against the coronavirus has been launched. By creating a digital shop window, iTown enables consumers using the app to see what products are on offer locally in businesses such as corner shops, butchers, fruit and veg outlets, bakers, and food takeaways. Free to […]
The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme is going live on the HMRC portal on 20th April. We caught up with Lucy Cohen, co-founder of Mazuma, the UK’s leading Online Accountants for small and micro businesses to find out what that means businesses need to do to be prepared: Lucy writes that: To claim, businesses will need: ePAYE reference […]
ClearScore, the UK’s leading free credit score and credit marketplace, today reveals data that show the true cost of COVID-19 on the country’s credit landscape. UK consumers have seen an average 59% reduction in available credit offers across credit cards and loans, with self-employed and part-time workers (among them key workers) hardest hit. The data […]
Almost a third of businesses in the Midlands and the North of England are at high risk of collapse due to COVID-19 impacting on their supply chain, according to a recent report from Durham University Business School. The report reviewed over 1.7 million businesses in these geographical areas, spread across 99 different sectors, and found […]
The way in which accountancy firms are using technology to manage client engagements is becoming increasingly fragmented, leading many in the industry to believe quality is suffering under increasing time pressures and the need to juggle multiple applications to keep work on track. This is the key finding from a new study published by Huddle, […]
Disney’s new video streaming service has reached more than 50 million subscribers since its launch five months ago. Disney+ is the dedicated streaming home for movies and shows from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic, and more. As part of Disney’s Direct-to-Consumer and International (DTCI) segment, Disney+ is available on most internet-connected devices and […]
Posted on 9th April 2020 in Coronavirus.
UK job board Totaljobs has published its latest research examining the shifting emotional behaviours of UK workers during the unprecedented COVID-19 outbreak. The majority of workers are understandably experiencing fears for their health (87%), while the troubling wave of recent job cuts and furloughs has left two-thirds (67%) concerned about job security. This nervousness, coupled […]
By Michael Baxter, Fresh Business Thinking The number of new cases of Covid-19 in the UK are “not accelerating out of control,” says Angela McLean, top government scientist, at today’s government press briefing.
Posted on 8th April 2020 in Coronavirus.