As the name suggests, it’s all about keeping things manageable. The concept matches up people looking to put a small amount of spare time to good use with organisations who … Continue reading Microvolunteering Day: small steps to volunteering
Founder of Causarma and Kit Us Out. Chair of the IoD 99.
Can it really be 30 years since we welcomed the World Wide Web? It’s hard to imagine a life without the web now, especially if you can remember the good … Continue reading 30 years young: the power of the world wide web
World Health Day (7th April) is focusing on universal health coverage. The day is a chance to celebrate health and remind world leaders that everyone should be able to access … Continue reading Get inspired by World Health Day
Career forums can be a great opportunity for students and those starting out in their careers to learn from, hear from and understand what business is looking for. If you … Continue reading Career Forums: connecting with entrepreneurial talent
It’s all too easy to think that as we approach the new tax year on 6th April there is plenty of time to deal with anything tax-related. Let’s face it, … Continue reading Happy new tax year!
When you are starting a business, you will find that you wear a lot of hats all at once. In order to get your start up off the ground, you … Continue reading Marketing suggestions for your start up
When starting a business, we must consider that we are living in an age where we want everything instantaneously. From binge-watching our favourite TV shows on streaming platforms to ordering … Continue reading The sustainability of fast fashion- what can the wider business community learn?
This blog won’t be political, you can just scroll down my Twitter stream if you want to see my views/ frustrations with Brexit and the leadership (or lack there of!) … Continue reading Preparations for Brexit!
I don’t know about you, but I’m more than ready for winter to be over! Dark evenings and chilly days aren’t my favourite combination. Luckily, the first day of spring … Continue reading Spring forwards with the clocks
The divide between the level of importance SMEs place on new technology for their business and the amount they actually invest in it is large. According to Business Matters, more … Continue reading The importance of investing in the future of your business
As a passionate supporter of this weekend’s Disabled Access Day in the UK, I’m hoping it will enable greater numbers of people with disabilities to find and try new things … Continue reading Disabled Access Day: sport can create a level playing field throughout communities
With today being International Women’s Day, it’s an opportunity to celebrate the progress society and business have made in diversity and gender equality. This year’s theme is #BalanceforBetter, seeking a … Continue reading International Women’s Day – making the balance better
For those starting out in business today, social media might seem invaluable to success. Around two billion people are active on Facebook at least once a month. That’s almost a … Continue reading The socials!
In my last blog I wrote about the importance of having the right culture in business, be this an early stage or FTSE 100/ Fortune 500 company. In this post … Continue reading Finding your team
Before setting up a business, many entrepreneurs start off with a vision of some sort. There is an idea of what to sell, how to sell it and to whom. … Continue reading Culture club!
Sports and Leadership – different, yet the same. This weeks blog I have taken a look at the connection between sport and leadership. Whether you’re a professional athlete or not, … Continue reading Sports & Leadership
Developing a strong brand is an important factor for any start-ups or small businesses. It acts as your identity; the image you portray to the world and it is an … Continue reading Your brand – the reflection of you
I got some great feedback from my last blog post, so I thought I would kick 2019 off in the say way i finished 2018… Here are some more tips … Continue reading More tips for the entrepreneur newbie
The idea of staying positive when starting a new business is tough, especially with the long hours and a fair number of setbacks! Although the statistic that 9 out of … Continue reading A few tips for entrepreneur newbies
The last blog post in this series on the reports presented at the G20 YEA 2018 Summit, talks about skill acquisition in the age of intelligent technologies. The report was … Continue reading Accelerating Skills Acquisition