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Sandhurst Group Chooses ODSNet

Multichannel e-Commerce specialist, ODS UK (www.odsuk.net) and creators of ODSNet™, the B2B e-commerce platform for SAP Business One

and Sage, has been chosen to help drive new business growth at automotive industry supply group, Sandhurst.

 

UK manufacturing output defies expectations

The Pound has received a big boost from the release of resoundingly positive manufacturing production and construction output figures for

the end of 2016.

UK trade gap narrows

Thanks to more UK exports outside the EU post-referendum, the latest figures show a drop in the trade deficit to £3.304 billion,

demonstrating a far more positive result than November 2017’s £3.559.

Self-service for consumers

In the highly competitive telecoms industry, the ability to deliver an effortless customer service experience becomes a key differentiator. 

 
How to listen your way to a better business

Managers want employees to know what they need to do to be productive and help move the business forward.

Business skills in the 21st century

Over time the structure of business has changed considerably.

Understanding that change management is essential for success

Changing a company’s project management architecture can mean a very personal change to the way people work. In short, change can be highly upsetting,

disruptive and, when mismanaged, undermine employee morale.

Life sciences companies rank RIM progress

Up to 60 of the top 150 life sciences organizations globally are expected to complete the latest regulatory information management (RIM) study, launched today by

Gens & Associates, ProductLife Group’s strategic research partner.

Global platform-and-hub regulatory outsourcing service

All life sciences companies face a growing need to improve the ways they update and share regulatory information on a global scale.  They are also under increasing pressure to streamline processes and improve the performances of in-country operations and partners.

7 Steps For A Productive Quarterly Review

When was the last time you took time out for a detailed review of this year's business goals and plans?

Brand journalism surge in Life Sciences

Brand journalism and digital PR agency Sarum (www.sarumpr.com) has kicked off 2016 with a flurry of content-based PR activity in the life sciences market, following unprecedented growth in technology use in the sector. 

From awful to amazing – how to create workshops that work

Most staff dread attending workshops, believing they are going to be a waste of time and will deliver very little value.

The changing world of business 

The world of business is moving from that of jobs, of tasks performed for money, to the world where what we do, and how we do it, is valued by the

contribution made and the manner of its making.

FICO and iboss Cybersecurity join forces

Analytic software firm FICO has announced that its groundbreaking AI-based Cyber Analytics will be available as part of the iboss node-based,

direct-to-cloud, containerised platform, a leading solution for cybersecurity and malware protection.

How indirect communication leads to misunderstandings in the workplace

Whenever we interact with people we make assumptions based on what we believe is or isn’t true.  We tend to believe that if you and I speak the same

language we will both attach the same meaning to the words we use.

Index reveals that Manufacturing sector is undervalued 

Research by Cranfield University has suggested that the manufacturing sector's contribution to the UK economy is greater than previously thought. 

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Prevent your business becoming the victim of telecom fraud

Telecoms fraud costs UK SMEs about £1billion a year.

Alternative finance challenges mainstream lenders for a slice of the SME market

According to a new study by specialist lender Amicus, 16% of SME owners seeking finance say they have been turned down by a mainstream lender.

Axis Communications acquires IP specialists

Axis Communications, the market leader in network video, has recently announced the acquisition of IP specialists 2N.

Businesses at risk of missing salary payments given final chance to meet new security requirements

A deadline for businesses to make sure they were compatible with new payment security measures has been extended after around 1,000 companies

failed to take the necessary action.

Digital transformation projects at risk 

Nine out of ten IT leaders feel digital transformation has brought unprecedented change, in addition to new levels of pressure never experienced before

in the IT sector, according to new research.

Record-Breaking Coach of the Year Secures 25% of Finalist Awards at Business Excellence Forum 2016

Last year, Shweta Jhajharia broke the record in achieving London Business Coach of the Year for the sixth year running.

The four keys to doing more with less in your business

‘Leverage’ is one of the six core systems that Shweta Jhajharia from The London Coaching Group (www.londoncoachinggroup.com)
recommends to all her clients.

Mobile Fraud Growing Rapidly

According to recent research, fraudsters now perceive mobile payment channels to be particularly vulnerable (and therefore attractive targets) as many

organisations have yet to apply the same levels of protection to mobile as they have to desktop transactions.

Bullish SMEs investing in working assets

A survey commissioned by Norton Folgate, the City-based asset finance and leasing specialist, reveals that 39% of SMEs plan to invest in new

IT equipment over the next 12 months, spending an average of £5,290 each.

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