As I write this article, I am fighting a bout of lurgy, namely the hacking cough that has been doing the rounds up and down the country. It's irritati...
The imminent sale of the GIB to Macquarie, labelled as an asset stripper, is so troubling that not only are urgent questions being raised but there is strong cross-party support to pause the sale. We stand to lose an institution with a proven record of fighting climate change, enabling green innovation and creating a return for the taxpayer.
Yes it's hard work, yes there are times where you feel unappreciated, and yes it can feel as if you're wading through treacle at times, when no amount of distractions will stop a tantrum.
Organisations shouldn't assume data is simply an advertising tool, nor should non-digital businesses dismiss data as the preserve of the new, digital kids. Marketing is not only a very small subset of data's potential; it is also a completely different approach to analytics to the vast majority of data projects.
You've managed to scale your business from startup to a profitable venture with employees, cashflow, a thorough understanding of your strengths and weaknesses, a solid business structure, flexibility and an established brand. What now? The next step to crystallising your value is almost always finding and securing additional investment.
The Labour leadership now needs to build on this position and give small businesses reassurance early in the New Year that it will fight for their cause.
Whilst everyone will welcome Theresa May's decision to draw attention to mental health, her proposals fall far short of addressing the problems.
For the last of my two-part series on the importance of taking positive action in the new year, I speak with, perhaps, one of the most inspiring peopl...
This ability to "have a go" at rents that were within reach of just about anyone, created success stories and inspiration to thousands of young people who felt that "breaking out" from their humble beginnings was totally tangible. When you take these chances away from a generation then you diminish the empowerment.
What does 2017 have in store for parenting in the UK? From TantrumXYZ's work with early adopters, the parenting business community and parenting influencers, this is what we identify as being the top 10 key trends for parenting and childcare in 2017...
If you are planning big changes in the coming year, give yourself the best start by checking out these 10 essential components to ensure you have a successful year ahead.
It's that time of year for making resolutions: when, having staggered over the Christmas finishing line, we vow to come back to the office with more zest, ambition and productivity than before. For some of us those resolutions will fizzle out before the end of January - less cynically, however, we should remember that for many those promises will yield life-altering changes for the better.
As we look forward to another brand new year, here's an idea I had while listening to some experts talk about how to get promotions in conventional workplaces. If, as I've suggested in some of these posts, you might think of your freelance or creative work as within the framework of a sort of imaginary office, why not give yourself a promotion every now and then?
Software can be obscure, and its direct impact on the business is not always seen. However, with critical business operations relying more on software systems, it is essential for senior business executives to understand software risk and its implications.
What will life be like for people living and working in the countryside in the year 2030? As the impacts of climate change become increasingly obvious...
These stress levels are extremely familiar to me. I've lost track of the number of Christmases lost worrying about work in between cooking for the starving masses, wrapping presents, keeping everyone happy and ensuring everything looked picture-book-perfect for the stream of 'perfect family' essential insta-snap.