What a world we live in, only a few years ago technology was clunky, slow and inconvenient, remember the pager? Yet now anyone with an internet-enabled device can:
Technology brings many benefits, but it also brings threats to life, socialising and the workplace as we know it. READ MORE
What remains to be seen is as the leadership competition heats up to remaining two, Borris and Hunt. But who’s PM is it anyway… As we blindly go where we have not been before there are other factors at work; no not Brexit, but Iran and America or more precisely Iran and President Trump. A president who is more intent on making enemies than friends with his bold statement of ‘The United States first’. We have been and currently do enjoy a special relationship with the US which if Borris gets in will this cause a greater situation and a more difficult one than Brexit. READ MORE
Veda Education and Training Consultancy promotes growth and development in the workplace through the delivery of customised training. A former Associate Professor, and university lecturer Cheryl is using her skills gained over a career in clinical, academic and commercial sectors to deliver networking events and connect businesses across Gloucestershire. READ MORE
Many years ago I first implemented being the perfect host at a friends event, back when the first F Type Jaguar was being launched.
I had gone up to Manchester to support a partners event and as I was twiddling my thumbs I decided to grab a coffee from the self-service machine just as the first guests were arriving. Not knowing anyone I started asking each delegate: ‘Would you like tea or coffee, milk, sugar?.’ Read More
Recently, a fellow professional networking event’s organiser was telling me about a radio interview where he was asked: if he could change one thing about the industry, what would it be? His response, he told me, was ‘for event organisers and businesses to see £10 for events as new FREE.’ READ MORE
All businesses should take basic steps to protect themselves online, a recent Cyber Security Intelligence Index by IBM, found that 60% of our attacks are carried out by an action, or failure of someone inside the company. Businesses may vary in the value and volume of their assets but one thing they all have in common is staff, each of whom have the potential to be a cyber threat. READ MORE
Use of social media has rocketed in recent years, with an inevitable impact on the workplace. Employers’ attitudes to it vary: some impose a strict ban, while others actively encourage it as part of a new way of working.
Whatever their approach, employers need to understand the potential impact on their business and take measures to protect themselves. As XpertHR explains, including putting in place a robust social media policy. READ MORE
With recent environmental campaigns and protests forcing climate change into the mainstream media and making politicians and large companies finally acknowledge some responsibility, I think it is only respectable that we are honest about what we want. We do not want to save the planet; we want to save what and who is on it. In truth, if we wanted to save the planet then we would continue on doing exactly as we already have been for decades: drilling for oil, burning fossil fuels, eating meat and consume consuming. READ MORE
Heylus was founded by Shaheen Shah, with a background in graphic design and nearly two decades in the creative industries Shaheen’s industry knowledge and experience led her to start Heylus, a bespoke digital recruitment agency. Having worked with leading brands such as Selfridges, House of Fraser, RBH, Shaheen knows what it takes to take a client’s business to the next level of success and to work alongside industry leaders. Heylus is also co-owned by Mark O’Sullivan, a serial entrepreneur owning multiple businesses spanning the fresh produce, digital, tech and retail industries. READ MORE
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