Coronavirus has created many challenges for businesses and an area of discussion that has rapidly escalated in importance is around protection. Protection should always be an area of priority for a business, but the situation we find ourselves in has understandably brought this topic to the fore.
No matter what industry you work in there will be a level of marketing required to be able to reach the right people, and not only reach them but reach them with the right message and the correct language to gain their trust. This means that you are able to build a working relationship with them, whether as one of your customers, service user, service provider, supplier or even just a potential customer, it’s always a good idea to make sure these relationships are positive.
Securing a loan against your property for any reason comes with a degree of risk by its very nature. Some loans such as mortgages will of course need to be secured against a property, whereas in other cases, you may not need to secure the loan against bricks and mortar if at all. One of the key benefits of securing loans in this way is that from the borrower’s perspective, more money can be borrowed so long as there is enough equity owned by the borrower in the property.
Fintech ventures have changed the borrowing system, making it more accessible and reliable. This revolution has made private money lenders pose a constant threat to traditional banks. However, the current economic climate and popularity of this business have made it an easy target for scammers. This article aims to help you find a legit money lender and avoid any frustrations.
Being a remote worker can cause you to feel like you never actually have time off. You may find yourself replying to emails when you’re in bed, or texting a coworker about a project while you’re cooking dinner. For workaholics and perfectionists, the pressure to constantly be in work mode can become crippling without the structure and schedule office life provides. If you’ve found yourself struggling to meet deadlines or feeling overworked, here are some tips that can help you streamline your process.
The clean freaks were right. There is something to be said for disinfecting the office every day — and the benefits have never been clearer. As businesses reopen, most are working to reassure customers that their offices are clean and safe. To do so, they’re implementing new systems and developing solutions that have, in turn, taught companies everywhere a few lessons about cleanliness and ingenuity.
Like all businesses, law firms need to grow if they want to increase profitability. Whether it’s via expansion to new locations or through the acquisition of more clients, law firms must find viable ways to increase revenue if they want to achieve their growth targets.
Businesses are urged to continue their focus on keeping teams motivated and productive in the face of uncertainty. With some team members working remotely and others off ill, quarantined or self-isolating, it is more important than ever for businesses to retain talent, reduce presenteeism and maintain morale. So what can businesses do to pay attention to their employee’s mental health?
Corporate travel is something that businesses may have to undertake several times a week, month, or year, depending on the size and internationality of its work. When travelling that much, finding the perfect platform for hotel booking is absolutely imperative so that professionals can feel refreshed and ready to face whatever may come. Having been recognized as the Most Outstanding Hotel Booking Platform – 2020, we take a closer look at what ehotel offers to corporates and their business travellers.
The Amazon Business Exchange (ABX) conference is set to return after its debut in London last year, and will take place on the 6th and 7th of October as a virtual event.
Within any bull or bear market there are opportunities available for those willing to seek them out; and the current recession is no exception. Below are a few of our thoughts in answer to the question of whether it is currently a good time to be seeking to acquire or dispose of a business.
Data breaches are becoming more prevalent and the legal sector is a favoured target and is falling victim to cyber-attacks at an alarming rate. Guy Lloyd at CySure explains the 4 most common cyber threats and why the legal sector should step up its focus on cybersecurity.
Closing the books and completing reconciliations is not the most glamorous part of accounting, but it’s a vital last line of defense against identifying fraud and errors that might occur. The team at SkyStem have developed a way to automate the month-end close and reconciliation process, which has been named Best Account Reconciliation Software Provider 2020 – New York, in this year’s Global Excellence Awards. We take a closer look at the firm, and its founder, to find out more.
Recent research undertaken at the Queens University of Charlotte revealed that 75% of employers rate teamwork and collaboration as ‘very important’. This illustrates the value of a productive and hardworking team in the workplace. It’s widely considered that a group of employees who work well together is imperative for a productive business, and that behind any successful company is its staff. To ensure your company culture continues to thrive on teamwork, take a look at our five team building tactics.
Student finance has always been a difficult topic, but it’s even more so nowadays. The pandemic situation and resulting economic problems have forced many students to apply for student finance. This may be the only way for some students to apply for higher education.
An effective sales team can completely transform a business’s fortunes. With the right leadership, your sales staff can become the linchpin of your entire organisation. Here are three tips for training a sales team to have a transformative effect on your business.
Gold is always in demand. It’s one of the world’s most sought-after materials, offering a wealth of different opportunities for use. The team at Kirkland Lake Gold are committed to producing the best quality product, alongside with generating superior value for stakeholders. We look more closely at the firm and how it operates to see just what they have to offer.
Finding an attorney who can handle jury cases in a range of different areas is always difficult, but very few manage to achieve such exceptional results as Olivier Taillieu. Distinguished and respected by his peers, he’s a light in the legal system. In Acquisition International’s ongoing look at leading advisors, we profile him in the light of being named Leading High-Stakes Litigation Attorney of the Year, California.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is investigating more than 150 Coronavirus-related scams since the outbreak began, according to official figures.
With the help of two UK consultancies, law firms are starting to understand that 360-degree feedback should – and can – be better.
Tesco Mobile has revealed today a brand redesign to revitalise the brand expression and to align it more closely with the wider Tesco family. The UK mobile network’s new brand look and feel includes a refreshed logo and the use of bold brand colours and energetic visuals which aim to bring the best of Tesco to Mobile.
You might have heard the saying that a leader can’t be created, they are only born that way. This can’t be further from the truth as almost everyone can become a leader.
Global Platform Includes Pledge of 100,000 Pro Bono Hours Through 2025.
Very few professions are as versatile as that of an accountant. Unlike most skilled workers, including doctors and engineers, the accountant can potentially work in any industry. The ability to work with numbers, or rather make the numbers work for their employers, is a universally applicable and appreciated skill which has validity across the entire industry. As long as there is significant business involved, accountants will also be there to manage it all.
Tesco Mobile has announced the start of an ambitious two-year partnership with Crisis with the aim of helping thousands of people experiencing homelessness across Britain to reconnect with society.
As one of the most outstanding and multi-award winning care agencies, Overington Care Ltd. sets a standard in the industry that few could ever hope to match. Supporting individuals to remain independent in their own home, it is no wonder that Overington Care has been named Most Outstanding Home Care Services Provider 2020 – Devon in the latest issue of Acquisition International. We take a closer look at the services that this agency offers, and why it sets such an impeccable standard of care.
Can Artificial Intelligence (AI) really deflect calls away from the contact centre? This is the question many local government organisations are asking as they strive to serve the community at reduced cost.
Few can make the claim that their work has influence on an international level. Harish Salve is one of these lucky few. With a career spanning borders, representing businesses and individuals at the very highest levels, he is a worthy winner in this year’s Global Excellence Awards from Acquisition International. Recognised as Most Influential International Arbitration Specialist – 2020, we profile Mr Salve to see how he has achieved so much.
Although we are now seeing lockdown measures begin to ease, and we are heading towards our “new normal” – there is no doubt that COVID-19 has been a great challenge for many small business, however it has given them the opportunity to adapt, pivot and embrace digital. Whether you are a product or service led business – it may be the right time for you now to bite the bullet and set up an e-commerce site.
As the country continues to combat coronavirus, the government has urgently fast-tracked a bill through parliament to provide support to businesses across the UK that may become insolvent in the fallout of the pandemic. One of the measures that has been introduced restricts suppliers from terminating contracts with insolvent customers. Simon Key, partner and solicitor in Nelsons’ debt recovery team, discusses the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act and what it means for suppliers.
Whether a property is a small one-star hotel or a massive five-star place of luxury, it makes the community a better place to live. Dive into the economic impact of hotel development and learn why it’s essential to the well-being of cities, states and countries.
Data has ushered in a new digital era for businesses, society and individuals – one that’s revolutionizing customer and employee experiences, creating more dynamic, responsive, and personalised business models, and even sparking entirely new industries.
When acquisitions go wrong, it’s because of a failure to look after the people involved, and there are none more important than customers, writes Carlene Jackson of Cloud9 Insight.
Ian Carr, CEO of leading Ipswich-based law firm Prettys, explains how the legal field has survived during the pandemic and why this shows the legal system needs to continue to be digitalised.
Making a name for yourself in the world of business is no mean feat, especially if you’re a woman. With institutional biases and societal norms stacked against them, achieving success is something to be celebrated. Anna Stylianides is one of these names, earning the title of Influential Female Director of the Year 2019 – Mining in Acquisition International’s Global Excellence Awards 2019. We look a little more closely at her life to find out more.
In the time of pandemic, vendors need to show their human side and empathise with customers.