Over 160 of the UK’s most innovative and resilient public and private sector businesses has been announced as finalists in The National Business Awards sponsored by Orange. Organisations shortlisted this year include Diageo, E.ON, Cheapflights, BSkyB, ASOS, The British Heart Foundation, Aviva, LOVEFiLM, Wm Morrison Supermarkets, DVLA and Pearson.
A well written, well-designed brochure is an important marketing tool for the majority of businesses. Brochures offer a great opportunity to go into detail about your product or service. Les Haywood explains that as you only get one chance to make a good impression with your brochure. It’s worth taking the time to get it right.
New research finds that staff with mobile technology such as Blackberries work an extra 15 hours a week as they constantly check emails even out of the office.
Solicitor Chris Sherliker looks at the interesting case that Sainsbury’s has in the past week decided to take on major supplier Diageo with what might be considered to be a knock-off copy of its iconic Pimms’ brand and at the height of the thirsty Britsh summer.
Business owners who are fed up of staff pulling sickies are worried that plans to replace “sick notes” with “fit notes” could actually lead to more absenteeism.
Behind every aspiring entrepreneur or ambitious start up there is often an unseen business mentor in the background going out of their way to offer invaluable levels of advice and support.
Lord Mandelson, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation & Skills, has confirmed that he will be the keynote speaker at the Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award Dinner, to be held at The Victoria & Albert Museum in London on 29th October.
Researchers at the London School of Economics and Political Science have found an answer to the question ‘Do Women managers enhance your business’ Unfortunately, the answer’s “no”.
A staggering 26 per cent of Brits have used email to dump a lover from the relative safety of their office desks. While 32 per cent have used email to send a saucy message to a lover during work hours, suggesting email is just as important for flirting as it is for deserting!
Nationwide Media Group, the company behind three of the UK’s largest and most successful business shows, is seeing impressive re-booking figures of 50% for its flagship events. These figures come as the company launches its innovative Marketing Propeller offer which gives exhibitors £11,000 worth of free marketing services. Under the Marketing Propeller, exhibitors receive a range of tools to maximise their profiles before, during and after the events held in Manchester, Doncaster and Coventry.