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Business 10-09-2018

How Businesses Can Become More Sustainable

These days there is a special emphasis on sustainability, with more and more businesses being told that they need to satisfy customer expectations. Gareth Brown, who is a marketing development manager, shares his secrets for making any business more sustainable for the long term. Start Cutting Down on Waste According to Brown, one of the […]

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Business 07-09-2018

Comcast Works to Reinvent Healthcare Benefits

Comcast has been ranked as one of the most hated companies in the United States, but they are doing some very interesting and creative things with healthcare benefits for their employees. These changes have a lot of people talking, and they could set off a chain reaction with other companies following suit. The cable and […]

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Business 07-09-2018

Is the Government Ready for Artificial Intelligence?

Technology has progressed at an unprecedented speed over the past several years, which has resulted in numerous innovations in robotics and machine vision. These advancements mean that Artificial Intelligence is smarter than ever. In fact, AI is superior to humans in some regards, including translation and speech recognition. Many firms have started investing a lot […]

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Business 07-09-2018

Former CEO of Apple Opens Up About What He Taught Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs, co-founder of Apple, is one of the most legendary entrepreneurs in the world. He had a remarkable work ethic and pushed himself and others to their limits and beyond. He believed in listening to what people want and taking a passionate approach to problem solving. These perspectives are a big part of why […]

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Business 06-09-2018

5 Tips for Increasing Contact Centre Efficiency

Dick Bourke explains how the average contact centre can increase their efficiency in a very noticeable way. The first impressions that customers get when dealing with representatives of a business shape how they view it overall. Those who want to make their call centre more efficient can follow a few simple yet effective tips. Bourke […]

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Business 05-07-2018

UK economy looking up on the back of services growth

IHS Markit’s latest Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) figures have shown positive news for Britain’s economy, with a stronger than expected growth in the services sector. The services PMI came in at 55.1 for June, after sitting at 54 in May. A number higher than 50 indicates growth for the sector. The figures recorded at the […]

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Business 05-07-2018

Retail expert claims high streets must re-fashion to survive

A report by influential retail expert Bill Grimsey has claimed town centres need to do away with the traditional model of brick-and-mortar shops anchoring high streets. The independent review, dubbed the Grimsey Review 2, calls for town centres to be “repopulated and re-fashioned”, saying there is too much retail space for today’s market. Following up […]

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Business 03-07-2018

Support comes for Premier Foods boss Darby

Premier Foods chief executive Gavin Darby has been given the support of the company’s board in the wake of recent investor criticism. The company’s board came out with a statement backing Darby, saying: “The Board has confidence in Gavin Darby and firmly believes that he and the Management Team are best placed to run the […]

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Business 02-07-2018

Tesco and Carrefour launch strategic alliance

Tesco have announced they are teaming up with French chain Carrefour in a partnership aimed at delivering higher quality and choice to their customers. In what is described as a “strategic alliance”, the two will work together over three years, covering global supplier relationships, joint purchasing of own-brand products and goods not for resale. A […]

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Business 26-06-2018

Harley-Davidson planning to move production out of the US

US motorcycle staple Harley-Davidson have said they will begin producing more of their products in the EU, as a response to recently announced tariffs on US exports. The export tariffs, which include motorcycles, are expected to increase costs by US$2,200 per exported unit. The company says the extra costs could add up to $100 million […]

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