I’m a supply chain consultant said Tim, a friend of my brother’s. What is one of those I asked? You know when you wished you had never asked and the person bores you rigid on some subject (usually themselves) or another. Well Tim was different
Did you know that one of the most common reasons for restaurants closing down before they have had a chance to succeed is capital under investment. Restaurants whose owners were too quick to establish themselves and were not prudent in setting up their restaurant.
If you’re looking to escape the stress of a traditional 9-5 job by opening your own business there are a few things to consider before making the move. Successful entrepreneurs spend a lot of time coming up with creative solutions to the situations that they may face as they get their business off
Cyber attackers are targeting small companies because they make easy targets. According to new research from the security company FireEye, 77 percent of cyber attacks are now aimed at small and midsized businesses (SMB). Sixty-four percent of SMBs have no security policy
How often do you get up in the morning and think to yourself ‘I really can’t be bothered going to work today’, I’m one of those people for sure. For many people across the UK and indeed the world they are not very happy at work. This is because we see work as a chore, a tedious but necessary
The Nestle Company was formally launched after Henri Nestle discovered how to remove water from condensed milk, making it possible to create milk chocolate. Caterpillar was formed to meet the needs of farmers who struggled to plow the fertile grounds of Stockton. Every company’s origin lies in trying
Wouldn’t it be wonderful to have a dedicated department that helped your business grow? In fact, you already do. Whether your HR department is one person who carries out HR functions alongside their other tasks, or a dedicated team, their focus is on keeping everything pertaining to your employees
Kevin Lawrence is MD of Odyssey management training – on a mission to eradicate mediocrity Odyssey specialises in leadership and management development, change, executive team development and organisational development strategy.
When companies get performance management right, they see it
There are several awards in the UK dedicated to celebrating the work of Britain’s brilliant entrepreneurs, but none more prestigious than the National Business Awards. Now into their 13th year, the National Business Awards are currently looking for entrants for their Duke of York New Entrepreneur