Simon Associates Management Consultants (SAMC) is an innovative consultancy firm drawing on the vast business and academic experience of its founder, Dr. Andrea (Andi) Simon. We caught up with Andrea to find out more about the firm and learn about the secrets behind the incredible success it has achieved over the past 17 years.
Eighteen years ago, the Gallup corporation did some research on a hot “new” topic – employee engagement – and reported some distressing numbers.
Against the backdrop of a complex and growing cyber threat landscape, organisations are waking up to the fact that one of the biggest chinks in their armour against a data security breach is humans. In fact, a staggering fifty two percent of respondents believe that people with malicious intent present the biggest danger, whilst thirteen percent believe that unintentional human error is also a risk. In stark comparison, just thirty five percent of those polled see technology as a threat to personal data.
As we enter the ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’, a time of significant technological, economic and societal change, STEM skills are going to be more important than ever in driving …
2020 Companies is a sales and marketing agency who employs over 11,000 highly-skilled brand execution and consumer engagement experts who specialize in sales, training, merchandising, advocacy, and experiential marketing events. Recently, we caught up with Steve Peters, President, who provided us with a detailed insight into the outstanding services the team provides to their clients.
With regulations across a wide variety of industries on the rise, companies are increasingly focusing on technology to help bear the strain. However, this comes at a cost, …
Culinary Systems Inc is a product development and consulting group for restaurant and retail. Following their success in AI’s Global Excellence Awards 2019, we profiled the firm and spoke to Culinary Systems Inc’s President, Tony Lagana who provided us with a detailed insight into the services they provide.
Advancements in technology have had an effect on the way we do our shopping on the high street, as we constantly look to find ways of making the experience as smooth as possible. With no sign of developments slowing down in the world of retail — we investigate whether these new in-store features are beneficial for businesses, and how the overall customer experience is being enhanced for the better.
When setting up your own business, it’s easy to become overwhelmed by all of the planning. It’s also easy to forget things now and again, after all, there is a long list of work to do before you can get started. To ensure that you have all of your bases covered, this guide will take you through all of the necessary requirements that you need to meet:
Sword GRC, a supplier of specialist risk management software and services, has published the latest findings from its annual survey of global risk managers. Almost 150 Risk Managers …
Whilst many have heard the term security before, equally many do not understand its implications as a noun. Within the financial space, a security is, put simply, a …
RuStyle is an award-winning London-based PR company with an independent full-service public relation, consulting and development agency specialising in leading luxury fashion, jewellery, beauty, lifestyle, health and fitness brands. We caught up with the RuStyle’s Founder, Alina Blinova who provided us with a detailed insight into the inner workings of the successful firm.
Interest is effectively the price of money: whether it is the price a bank or lender is offering in return for a loan or mortgage, or the price …
Sword Group expands GRC capabilities as it looks to extend product solution offering and expand into new markets
Pamplona Capital Management (“Pamplona”), is pleased to announce that it has acquired a controlling interest in Latham Pool Products, Inc. (“Latham” or “the Company”) from Wynnchurch Capital (“Wynnchurch”), which will remain a significant investor in the Company. The deal values Latham at $375 million.
Exchange Traded Funds, or ETFs as they are better known, are traded on a stock exchange, rather like a stock itself. Giving you a brief overview of this …
An alternative investment, Hedge Funds are a form of fund that everyone has heard of but not everyone fully understands. In this article, Staff Writer Hannah Stevenson offers …
Based in Monaco, Antonio Bertelli founded AGAP International SARL with a goal of becoming the worldwide seafood trading company, working with all the major fish producers in order to give customers an excellent service. We invited Antonio Bertelli to talk to us about his company and the inspiration behind his services.
The UK’s motor industry has a huge marketing budget to hand, one that not all sectors can hope to match.
HOSTMAKER, the leading home rental management company in Europe, has today announced its launch into the Asian market, expanding into Bangkok, the world’s most visited city.
As we stand on the threshold of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, the landscape ahead includes developments in areas such as blockchain, internet of things, and nanotechnology
Investec Specialist Bank (“Investec”) today announced the appointment of Tom Burgess to its Corporate & Acquisition Finance team.
It is the fourth acquisition in two years for the Channel Islands-based Group which has seen it grow from employing 300 staff in the summer of 2017 to 520 following completion of the acquisition.
Hitachi Capital UK has significantly strengthened its business offering with the acquisition of Franchise Finance Ltd, a specialist financial services provider to the franchising industry.
Franklin advises Altice for the sale of stakes in its French and Portuguese telecom tower business
This month my company (A City Law Firm) marked our ten-year anniversary, which has made me think back to our first year, how we started and some of the early mistakes we made.
Along with Brexit causing a mountain of problems for every business in the UK, the much larger and market defining corporations are not exempt from the potential changes being made, this has seen many industry giants head out the Brexit door to mainland Europe and its key to understand why.
Makesworth Accountants is a leading firm of Chartered Certified Accountants located in Harrow.
Disruptive transparency-driven ‘democratized data’ methodologies ushering in a brave new world of direct marketing—one that’s more accurate, accessible and economical
Acquisition of Ontario-based outsourced IT services company continues Calligo’s rapid North American growth and opens up global provision of new managed services
Value Added Distribution Partner Fujitsu Electronics Europe (FEEU) is expanding its product range, entering into a partnership with 3D Global, a manufacturer of three-dimensional display systems.
Zephus Limited is the wholly-owned subsidiary of Bureau van Dijk that specialises in data collection and research.
M&A activity accelerated in the second half of 2017, driven by strong activity in the US and, particularly, the UK, according to analysis by M&A and debt advisory specialists Livingstone.
Floresta Longo e Associati (FLA) is a professional association of specialised lawyers, tax and labour consultants, and has been named in AI’s Global Excellence Awards as the Best Administrative Law Firm within in Italy in 2018.
Coinsilium Group Limited (NEX: COIN), the blockchain venture builder, advisor and investor that finances and manages the development of early-stage blockchain technology companies, is pleased to announce that on 7 March 2018, the Company completed the purchase of 2,000,000 of its own shares at a pri
The Checkers Safety Group designs and manufactures ground-based industrial safety products in its eight factories across the United States, Canada, Mexico, the United Kingdom and the Netherlands, and sells through a distribution network to industrial markets of over 70 countries worldwide.