Category: Business

Robert Taylor, Royal Bank of Scotland

Royal Bank of Scotland Connects the Local Business Community

Although networking, itself, has value, there can be much more by making meaningful business connections.  This is the reasoning behind...

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Are You Exposed to Future Bad Debt?

Businesses with money owed to them often find themselves at the back of the queue when it comes to getting paid. If a company goes into...

upskilling

Is Workforce Upskilling Essential for Growth?

The RSA has previously highlighted the need for UK businesses to increase the upskilling of their workforces. In fact, businesses...

talent retention

Is Talent Retention as Crucial as Talent Recruitment?

Businesses need to attract and recruit good people to be successful.  The risk is that they place too much emphasis on hiring and not...

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Will Clean Air Zones Affect Future Fleet Business?

The UK Government’s air quality plan is controversial. It is inflaming opinion from different sides. Environmental lawyers are accusing...

business processes

Can Business Processes and Procedures Help Your Survival?

Businesses fail all the time. Around half of UK start-ups fail within five years, according to the insurer RSA, with survival rates lower...

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Selling Your Business: Why is Timing Crucial?

In his 1977 memoir about the Vietnam war, Dispatches, Michael Herr describes how the longer you serve, the greater your risk of being...

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Can Virtual Reality Boost Your Business Strategy?

Research and development is essential to growth for many businesses, allowing them to bring new products to market, or to keep up with, or...

Who is Responsible for Your Employees’ Financial Education?

Your staff come into work and they get paid.  What could be simpler? Obviously, there is more to it than this. Employers have a duty of...

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Employee Lateness: What are Your True Costs?

The costs of employee lateness can be considerable, estimated at around £9 billion to the UK economy annually, according to a Heathrow...