With the coronavirus outbreak forcing millions of people to swap their offices for their homes, the dynamic of the global workforce has changed dramatically in just a few short weeks. Fortunately, developments in technology have made the switch from the office to working from home a fairly painless process, however remote working is not without its risks.
Coronavirus has currently put many businesses on hold so far in 2020, however looking towards the rest of the decade, there are several trends that are taking hold, changing the landscape that entrepreneurs rely on. For those who stay current, these developments will offer opportunities to establish expertise in your chosen industry and stand out amongst the crowd.
67% of organisations are struggling to access their data to make business decisions.
Getting your small business off the ground is a trying time. You have already invested a lot of time and energy into making your dream of being an entrepreneur a reality, and sticking to a projected timeline is critical if you want to succeed in opening your business’s doors without going (too far) over your budget.
Growing your business is the goal of any new business owner. Starting up is excellent, getting those first customers are wonderful, but it is only when you surpass breaking even can you officially say that you have made it.
Online Trading Platforms in the UK More and more people are taking advantage of digital earning opportunities. Powerful platforms allow you to buy and sell currencies in the …
Existing investors continue to back company’s aim to transform flexible workforces in regulated industries.
Hotel management software provides a lengthy list of services to help you calculate your hotel’s return on investment. To measure and improve your ROI, you’ll also want to take a look at a few major aspects of your business.
RAK Ceramics is known for their wide product selection and ability to produce bespoke ranges for both small and large scale projects. Recently, the firm found success in AI’s Global Excellence Awards 2019 where they were selected as the World Leaders in Ceramics Production – 2019. On the back of this win, we profile the company and caught up with Group CEO, Mr Abdallah Massaad, who provided us with a glimpse into the innerworkings of the successful firm.
The fight against cancer has become one of the greatest in modern medical history, and scientific research continues to yield new medical methods for combating this disease. At the forefront of developing innovative technologies is Advanced Oncotherapy, a UK-based company focused on delivering proton-based radiotherapy. Heading into a new decade of medical advancement, discover why CEO Nicolas Serandour is being featured as one of Acquisition International’s CEOs to Watch in 2020.
Most commonly used in the trading world, market sentiment refers to the overall attitude of investors towards a particular market. Now, Apple’s Steve Jobs famously said he didn’t pay attention to market research and, instead, aimed to give customers something they didn’t know they wanted. However, for the average US business, reacting to market sentiment can often be a winning strategy.
Copper, a Google Cloud-recommended CRM for G Suite, has announced continued industry momentum following a flurry of new customer wins across small and medium businesses, in a year where the brand also raised $15M in Series C funding and appointed new CEO Dennis Fois.
Optimizt Technologies offers specialist engineering and technology services to a diverse range of businesses globally, including automobile, medical equipment and heavy machinery to name a few.
A cohesive digital marketing strategy is essential for any company that wants to maximise profits and gain new customers. Many organisations opt to reconfigure traditional marketing strategies in accordance with the digital arena, but this approach to digital marketing often has little impact because digital marketing offers companies the chance to target specific individuals through the internet – and interact with their desired clientele.
Founded in 2002 and now a market leader for IT recruitment in the Netherlands, Personnel Search IT Recruitment is one of the most reliable and professional offices within the industry. With a strong reputation for professionalism and success built by an elite team of senior IT recruiters, find out why this Dutch firm is one of the leading IT recruiters for the Netherlands in 2019.
Driven by the meteoric rise of visionary tech billionaires, the popularity of strong leadership in the workplace has soared in the last seven years. In 2012, just 14% of employees said strong leadership was an important factor in attracting them to a new employer. That’s doubled to 28% in 2019. While the value of strong leadership may have been boosted by tech entrepreneurs, its influence is not limited to Silicon Valley and Tech City.
We are experiencing a resurgence in the popularity of tough bosses in the UK. The “Imperial CEO” started to become less fashionable in the eighties with the decline in deference. The nineties saw the reputation of strong business leadership tarnished with corporate scandals unearthed in the aftermath of Robert Maxwell’s death; then Polly Peck; and attacks on overnighty bosses in regulation like the Cadbury Report. The collapse of Enron under Kenneth Lay; the banking crisis; and the arrest of Bernie Madoff further damaged the reputation of business leadership. Tony Blair presided over a dramatic collapse in voters’ faith in government amid, what the Guardian described as, signs the war was Iraq accelerated a post-Second World War decline in British deference to authority.
In a world that is increasingly focused on incorporating the latest technology and software, it is important to ensure that all industries have the ability to solve problems using high-performance computing systems. X-ISS is a cross-platform management and analytics solution provider for the High-Performance Computing (HPC) industry. As we examine why HPC technology is so important, discover why this firm is one of America’s most outstanding HPC management solutions providers in 2019.
London’s premier property Search, Investment, Development and Acquisition firm, Rehoboth has consistently delivered for the UK’s most prestigious property owners and developers. Rehoboth engages in development projects with industry partners to help alleviate the London housing deficit. With CEO Sanmi Adegoke at the helm, discover why this budding firm is home to our CEO of the month.
In September 2019 new rules will be implemented by the European Commission to improve online payment security and ease-of-use for consumers. But how will these affect retailers? Staff Writer Hannah Stevenson discusses.
When the GDPR legislation was being created there was a flurry of media reports and business commentary on the importance of data safety, with companies and individuals alike scrutinising their own policies and working on improvement. A little more than a year later and the interest has waned. However, as Staff Writer Hannah Stevenson shows, it is still of vital importance that data is stored and handled safely to ensure security for businesses and stakeholders.
Founded in 2006, Huddle is a privately held cloud-based collaboration software company that is headquartered in London, with additional offices in San Francisco,
JAMS is renowned for the first class service that it offers in its field across the US and internationally too. Recently, Lorraine Brennan of JAMS was recognised for her outstanding work in AI Leading Adviser Awards 2018
Despite the stereotype of the younger generation being frivolous with their money, it seems they are actually one of the savviest generations when it comes to turning a profit on their own. While they are hesitant to invest in stocks, millennials and generation Z are tapping into the hyper-short-term investment of fashion and beauty. For example, there’s a huge market for buying and selling trainers at the moment, or in vintage fashion.
The French government published an order which determines the right of UK nationals continuing to stay in France after the Brexit date of 29 March 2019, in the most probable event of no exit agreement being reached between the UK and the EU.
Brexit and business have become reluctant synonyms since 2016. Once the EU referendum was over, thoughts immediately turned to the ways in which a departure from the European Union would affect the economy. Today, three years on, the picture may not be any clearer. However, those in the business world are savvy enough to know that change in some way is on the horizon.
Angel Heart Home Care provides support for vulnerable adults who are wanting to live independently within the community. Following their success in AI’s Global Excellence Awards 2019 where they were recognised as the Best Luxury Home Care Services Providers, we profiled the company and caught up with Sounita Rachel Chummun who provided us with a detailed glimpse into the innerworkings of the award-winning services the team provides.
Globus Eight Inc provides IT security and support, healthcare domain support and IoT framework services. Following their recent success in AI’s Global Excellence Awards 2019, we profiled the firm and caught up with CEO, Alok Sinha who provided us with a detailed glimpse into the inner workings of the company and the award-winning services they offer to their clients.
On the 27th & 28th of November, Europe’s leading event for expanding business overseas will be returning to the London ExCeL.
Due Diligence Solutions is an independent business supporting IFA/Firms to complete their platform and DFM due diligence review.
Mindtrend provides people with the ability to share, explore and connect information in a meaningful, collaborative and machine-verifiable manner with the natural feel of blogging.
Atonix Digital develops and offers a suite of software solutions to help businesses and utilities to boost efficiency, increase the accuracy of planning, and to improve day-to-day decision-making in an everchanging landscape
Penetration testing is supposed to help organizations find and fix vulnerabilities in their systems before criminal hackers can exploit them.
Time does not seem to be the best healer when it comes to the plight of UK high streets, with major retail losses making headlines in many national newspapers.
Much of business, and in particular growth, is about the management of risk. In any industry the ability to understand a potential return on any investment (be it time, money or people) and act on it is crucial.
Keeping a close eye on your companies’ finances is an important role – but do you know how much your employees are costing you when there taking a break? Inn Supplies, leading supplier of paper coffee cups, looks in detail at the costs: