By Christelle Fraysse, CMO, Workbooks Sometimes it’s like we can’t really see each other. Sales and marketing should work closely together, that’s always the ideal. But too often they seem to work in parallel, each ticking their own boxes and meeting their own KPIs, while missing out on the direct collaboration that would make both […]
A study conducted by Toluna and Harris Interactive, two leading providers of consumer intelligence, assesses how employees in the UK are coping with the shift in working arrangements. It reveals essential insights to help businesses manage people, culture, engagement and address their top concerns as the pandemic unfolds and they embrace a new normal. The […]
By Tina Stewart, VP for Global Market Strategy at Thales Disconnecting from your mobile device, laptop or tablet can be as good as a holiday. Simply taking a pause from emails and social media in favour of a good book or conversation is known to increase your mood and life satisfaction – but it’s also […]
By Kate Palmer, Associate Director of Advisory at Peninsula Recently, Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced a package of support to help employers survive the coronavirus lockdown and continue to pay their staff. The Chancellor said any employer in the UK would be eligible for the coronavirus job retention scheme and that Government grants will cover 80% […]
Fraudsters like to take advantage of people when they are at their most vulnerable and the current situation with the coronavirus is no exception. Many of them are using the disruption caused by the virus to their advantage, with Action Fraud, the UK’s national reporting centre for fraud and cybercrime, stating that victims have been […]
Just under one third of UK businesses (31 per cent) say their video conferencing system has crashed during a critical meeting since the Covid-19 outbreak, according to a new poll. The polling of 200 businesses decision-makers in UK SMEs is part of a 1,500-word report entitled Covid-19: Isolation Nation, from the Parliament Street think tank. The […]
According to research by Trend Micro, a multinational cybersecurity and defence company, the UK is the most heavily targeted nation for COVID-19 Coronavirus-related email spam. 20.8% of global malicious Coronavirus spam is sent to UK-based email addresses, the research revealed. France came second at 11.5%, while the United States came in third with 8.2% of […]
UK CEOs shun video conference systems and opt for email updates as millions turn to remote working to do their jobs, according to a major new report into how large and medium sized companies are operating during the pandemic A quarter of UK bosses (27 per cent) have failed to address their staff via video […]
By Andy Jane, CTO at Olive Communications The UK is on partial lockdown with many SMEs embracing for the first time a new flexible world of remote working following Government restrictions on only essential travel to work. This could continue for up to six months. First companies were faced with what’s being commonly […]
All organisations need a business continuity plan to ensure that if the worst happens (or even something slightly bad) there are clear steps to take to get operations back up and running as quickly as possible.
The paperless office isn’t a modern concept. In fact, an early prediction of the paperless office was made in a Business Week article which was published in 1975. Forty years on and close to one in three (31%) business executives responded to recent research from the Association for Information and Image Management (AIIM) admitting their […]
Posted on 9th November 2015 in Business Management .
By Dita Peskova, cognitive hypnotherapist at YouniqueTherapy.com Cold calling is an essential tool for many business owners – and to do it successfully requires good nerves, a thick skin and, of course, an ability to sell. However many people, despite its importance within their business, shun away from cold calling and find it extremely stressful. […]