Workers around the UK are swapping their keyboards for crayons, according to a new study, with nearly one in seven (14%) using colouring books at work for productivity and relaxation.
You only need to take a quick look at our previous articles on customer service (although I’d really recommend having a proper read) to see how important great customer service is to a business not only maintaining its position in its market, but also to aid growth.
Posted on 6th April 2016 in Bits & Bytes.
April Fools’ Day – a day when some of the world’s best known businesses compete for publicity by publishing increasingly ridiculous stories. It’s only right that we summarise the best and worst ones! Pimm’s o’clock? Sponsorship is everywhere these days, isn’t it? You can have your logo on pretty much anything, if you pay enough. […]
The days of playing a small prank on a group of friends on April Fools’ Day are gone, in the modern day it is all about big businesses trying to get one over on you – usually hoping to gain some publicity in the process. But what happens when it all goes horribly wrong? It’s […]
Pele, the man who many consider to be the greatest football player of all time, is suing Korean electronics giant Samsung for $30 million (£21m) over claims that a lookalike was used in one of its advertising campaigns.
In order to avoid being stamped with the label of ‘wantrepreneur’, follow my three top tips for founders: Stop ‘looking for a technical co-founder’ and go get technical. If you can’t code, or at least have the initiative to go out and learn the basics, then you shouldn’t be starting a technical business. You also probably […]
Posted on 29th March 2016 in Bits & Bytes.
One lucky Alaska resident received a shock on the weekend when his Oculus Rift headset was delivered by the company’s founder, Palmer Luckey.
Multicultural marketing… what is it? Well, according to Forbes, by 2042 there will be no dominant ethnic group and we will be an increasingly integrated community. Great right? Sure, but is your marketing keeping up? With the awesome developments in demographic targeting via social media and email marketing we can now put out hundreds of […]
Attending events are part and parcel of the business world, however planning one for the first can seem like an overwhelming task. They’re often fraught with challenges and stressful situations, yet some organisers seem to thrive. So what’s their secret? We look at the top five tips to consider when planning your next event. Get […]
Forget extreme incentives, what do employees in the UK really want from their job? New research conducted by facilities and building maintenance specialists Direct365 has revealed what perks UK employees really want from their employers, with a further survey showing that 61% of people believe they don’t receive enough incentives. A new trend has seen some […]
Virgin Media Business today (Tuesday) launches its search for the most innovative and exciting businesses with the UK and Ireland’s biggest and most valuable pitch competition – ‘VOOM 2016’.
New research conducted by Direct365 has revealed what perks UK employees really want from their employers, with a further survey showing that 61% of people believe they don’t receive enough incentives. These findings correlate well with a study conducted by the Institute of Leadership & Management (ILM) in 2015, which found that 17% of the […]