Danbro calls for Chancellor to halt punishment of self-employed workers in Autumn Statement
A national accountancy firm is calling for new Chancellor Phillip Hammond to make sweeping tax changes and bring an end to the merciless targeting of the UK’s army of five million self-employed people when he delivers his first Autumn Statement next week. With the UK facing uncertainty in the wake of Brexit, specialist accountants Danbro … Danbro calls for Chancellor to halt punishment of self-employed workers in Autumn Statement
£15m government contract win for language company
Global language services company thebigword has again won the contract to provide telephone and face to face interpreting and translation services to UK central government organisations including the DWP, Home Office, MoD, Probation, UK Border Force, NHS, HMRC, local authorities and emergency services of police, ambulance and fire. The contract is expected to create a … £15m government contract win for language company
FinTech opportunities ignited in Leeds
More than 150 business leaders attended the first FinTech North conference in Leeds last week as part of Leeds Digital Festival. Speakers and delegates from Estonia, Germany, London and Manchester gathered to look at the future of FinTech and how Leeds and the broader northern business community can exploit its opportunities. Julian Wells, director at … FinTech opportunities ignited in Leeds
Nine reasons why your business should be blogging
Blogs have been a recognised marketing tool for a number of years now and I’d argue they are the most powerful way of promoting your business today. They’re also a hugely cost effective way for generating new business and raising awareness of your expertise or offer. Despite this, many businesses still aren’t making use of … Nine reasons why your business should be blogging
LinkedIn profiles – first or third person?!
How should you write your LinkedIn profile? First person – I am the UK’s leading authority on … Or Third person – John Smith is the UK’s leading authority on … There is no definitive right or wrong answer and we frequently debate the pros and cons of both. I would … LinkedIn profiles – first or third person?!
How can businesses use live video apps like Periscope?
Back in April I talked about how Periscope could benefit business as it was launched to the world. This new live video streaming app from the people at Twitter allows anybody in the world to broadcast what they are doing live, simply by using a mobile phone to film events. It’s proved to be a … How can businesses use live video apps like Periscope?
‘SORRY can be a hard word for corporations to say’ – The Economist
Earlier this week I heard one of the most inspiring leadership interviews on the radio ever (go to 2.18 on the link). And the issue he addressed was one that every business needs to think about. John McEwan, now chief executive of the UK’s largest travel agency consortium, Advantage and formerly managing director of Thomas … ‘SORRY can be a hard word for corporations to say’ – The Economist
Ten step guide to online reputation management – part two
In last week’s blog about online reputation management, I looked at the importance of online branding, how to check your online reputation and how to respond to negative comments. In this instalment, I dig deeper and look the rising tiding of cyber extortionism, safeguarding your brand online and, most importantly, how to improve your online … Ten step guide to online reputation management – part two