The Lego Group has been named the most reputable company by British consumers, but just two British companies feature in the top 10.
We live in a culture where over-stimulation is the default setting. With brands constantly vying for our attention, we have become experts at filtering out the noise. For a brand to get noticed these days it has to distinguish itself from the humdrum, it has to rise above the background noise, like an overzealous choir-boy […]
As technology develops, what was there before generally becomes obsolete. You’re probably reading this on your phone or tablet, or a laptop. You’re less likely to be reading this on a desktop than at any time in the past 15 years. How do you store digital files these days? Certainly not on a floppy disk, […]
Facebook’s Global developer conference has given us a glimpse into its future and possibly our own. Facebook have announced a new feature which will allow businesses to utilise automated replies to messages. “Chatbots” are computer programs (lets call them robots) that simulate conversations with humans. Many commentators and experts are seeing chatbots as the future […]
Yes, is the short answer. According to new research, at least. A new study by the UCL School of Management, published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, claims that women are taking competition with their female colleagues far too seriously and it could be damaging their careers. Assistant Professor Sun Young Lee found […]
Posted on 13th April 2016 in Bits & Bytes.
We all get frustrated in some way when we’re out shopping, whether its heavy bags, tired feet or queuing to pay. But a new study has revealed what really drives British shoppers High Street mad.
Rome may not have been built in a day, but that doesn’t mean a company can’t. That’s exactly what I did with my team and new business partner. We set up and launched a business in just eleven hours. At the beginning of the day, we had no brand name, no customers, no employees, no website and […]
Workers in the UK’s most stressful, inactive and unproductive industries are losing up to 27 days a year, according to a Britain’s Healthiest Workplace.
You’ve just started a new job abroad but how do you communicate? Should you be direct with the Germans but not with the Japanese? Should you avoid first names in Poland but use them in Australia? If an Indonesian asks about your weight are they being friendly or rude? For people doing business abroad, and […]
John Lewis has opened a department dedicated entirely to the Internet of Things (IoT) at its flagship Oxford Street store in London.
The boss of the Co-operative Group has asked for a huge pay cut because his job is now easier.