Charity begins at home, community begins at work

Business - 9/26/2018

When it comes to the social and economic wellbeing of local communities, business has a vital role to play. If the people are the lifeblood, SMEs are the beating heart. In 2017, 99.3% of all private b...

Environmental Profit and Loss (EP&L): What you need to know

Business - 9/19/2018

How do you measure business success? While the most obvious metrics are profit or share prices, a societal shift towards sustainability and ethical values means there is another important factor to co...

Is environmental thinking good for business?

Business - 8/23/2018

The phrase ‘negative externalities’ was coined to explain the unintended side effects of a business’ action in their pursuit of profit. This seemingly innocuous phrase covered everything from oil spil...

3 Simple Steps For Creating a Culture of Success

Any first year MBA student can write a business plan, and it’ll probably be a good one - in theory. But a business is much more than strategy, numbers and the bottom line. Your business is a collectio...

Good to Great: Your Company's Greatest Asset May Not Be What You Think

We are not going to insult your intelligence by asking you what your business’s greatest asset is. The answer has almost become a cliché - the greatest asset of any business is its people, its ‘human ...

Checking out future employees: Our top 10 tips [SLIDESHARE]

The single most important asset in your business is your staff. Choosing the right people for your business - and retaining them - will help everything else fall into place. But making that choice isn...

7 Ways to Take Advantage of the Internet of Things and the smart data ...

Big data is still big news. The likes of Google, Facebook and Microsoft, with its acquisition of LinkedIn, are undertaking digital land grabs to hoover up large quantities of data, be it medical or so...

Is PPC right for my business?

When Google launched in the late nineties, it was a simple search engine designed to make the internet easier to navigate. In 2016, Google is unapologetically an ad platform, with the Adwords pay-per-...

[Quiz] How Strong is the Trust Culture in Your Business?

72% of CEOs indicated that the inability to attract and retain employees with key skills threatens their growth prospects, according to PwC's 2016 global survey of CEOs. In response, as many as 41% of...

[Quiz] What Type of Strategic Planner Are You?

Executives who have a bold strategic business plan perform better than their more timid counterparts, according to McKinsey.  When tackling strategy, it helps to aim for a continuous cycle of improvem...