There are plenty of laborious admin tasks in business that are completely necessary to daily operations, but seem to get in the way of doing the things that inspire people to become entrepreneurs in the first place.
When it comes to innovation in FMCG, it’s easy to get trapped in the belief that it’s the big brands who are running the show.
There are changes afoot for salary sacrifice schemes, but that doesn’t mean fleet owners can’t make it work.
The other night, I watched a two-hour Apple launch presentation with some colleagues, pizza and beer. You really do need beer to get through these things nowadays.
A prestigious upbringing was brought to an abrupt end for Maximilian White, but a rocky lifestyle change as a child only made him more determined to succeed.
Never has there been a more divided topic than Brexit. The likes of James Dyson call for a “clean break”, while JD Wetherspoon boss Tim Martin deems it a risk. These opposing forces have even been likened with the Skywalkers – Dyson taking the place of Luke and Martin replacing Vader.
SMEs have rarely worked through a time of more challenge – and more opportunity – than the current period of digital disruption. When markets can change overnight and technology underpins virtually every sector, businesses need a new, strategic approach to secure success
Julius Caesar was an early adopter (“I came, I saw, I conquered”), Napoleon Bonaparte took up the mantel, Benito Mussolini fancied himself as such and Adolf Hitler came within an ace of succeeding. Now we have Jean-Claude Juncker.
A possible Brexit skills gap has prompted many businesses to start looking elsewhere for tech talent.
The new £10 note featuring Jane Austen has gone into circulation. It hasn’t been met with the best response though. Many dislike the accompanying quote, while others believe the note itself will soon be made redundant.
If you run a fleet and try to find ways to reduce emissions, you can help the environment and make savings at the same time.
The evidence is clear, hacking can result in serious financial damage to a business. However, high-profile hacking episodes are not being heeded by SMEs.