Category: Business

Paul Lawton CSR

Paul Lawton Reveals Increased CSR Value to Charities

As an operator of a live web chat service, Paul Lawton rarely has time for a break. Wallsend-based Paul founded Chat Heroes in 2015, and...

business security

Are Your People the Biggest Threat to Your Business Security?

They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing. What if your password got into the wrong hands? How about if a journalist got wind of a...

corporate social responsibility at thought leaders event

Can Corporate Social Responsibility Create Thought Leadership?

Anybody can have an idea. It’s what we do with those ideas that counts. In a corporate world with endless noise, it is our responsibility...

retirement fear when selling your business

Is Retirement Fear an Obstacle to Selling Your Business?

Everyone has fears and sometimes these fears can prevent them from taking the action they need to reach their goals. This can apply to...

succession planning

Is Succession Planning an Achilles Heel for Family-run SMEs?

Succession planning is a vital part of growing a healthy business. Why are many family-run SMEs falling at this important hurdle?

staff loyalty

Can Sales-focused Businesses Improve Staff Loyalty?

It is an issue familiar to business owners, managers and employers the world over: What can be done to help engender staff loyalty? It is...

business networkers

13 Types of Business Networkers That You Ought to Avoid

We’ve all heard of the traditional social classes – upper, middle and lower, which were broken down even further into seven classes,...

business in china flag

Can the UK Successfully Do Business in China, Post-Brexit?

China is going to become a far more important market for UK businesses post-Brexit. It is seen by many as the natural alternative to the...

property market uncertainty

Can Uncertainty Mean Opportunity in the Property Market?

Generally, uncertainty is in the air, for business in the UK. The property market, however, has come in for some fevered speculation. Some...

brinkmanship in business

Where is the Place for Brinkmanship in Business?

What does it mean to take things to the brink? Politically, history has notable examples where negotiations appear to teeter on the edge....