SMEs in UK slower to adopt cloud computing than Europe’s firms: Small businesses in Britain are adopting internet-based software, storage and communication services more slowly than European peers, a survey of companies across Europe and published by The Telegraph suggest. The research findings, whilst not discussing American based businesses would also highlight that both Britain […]
Small businesses across Europe are missing out on new business opportunities because they are unable to respond to enquiries fast enough in a world where customers expect around the clock service.
£20m management training fund unveiled to help small business The Skills Minister John Hayes has called on senior leaders in SMEs to take advantage of funding that will support leadership and management training to help them grow their businesses.Business Matters reports that a round 13,000 small and medium sized businesses and social enterprises that demonstrate a […]
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Royal Wedding boost for ailing craft businesses. The Online marketplace Notonthehighstreet is expecting a 25 per cent increase in orders for Royal Wedding related memorabilia. The company, which is backed by venture capital firms Index Ventures and Greylock Partners, launched a Royal Wedding section on its site yesterday as well as a campaign to direct international traffic to […]
Customer service is king and rightly so. Gordon Jones, a Chartered Marketer and author of several booklets including Successful Customer Care on a Shoestring, explains why companies are investing so much in it and how it affects each and every of us.
Many business owners refuse to face their fears and insecurities – they have a lack of awareness of their own personality, of their strengths and weaknesses, and their impact on others. Ultimately this means they are less able to build an appropriate team around them. This is Mistake Six of the Seven most common ways people kill their business.
There are seven common mistakes that people make that can kill their business. Number five is “bringing in the wrong people”. This article looks at how you can avoid this mistake.
Are you fed up with feeling overworked, stressed and exhausted? Can you feel the weight pile on as your time sitting at a desk increases? Do you want to be fit and healthy but don’t have time to join a gym?
Being made redundant could be the best thing that ever happened to you, according to Rachel Bridge, The Sunday Times’ enterprise editor and leading business author.