Medicinal cannabis Private Equity fund-vehicle JPD Capital has announced it has entered into a joint venture with Verdex Group to create and scale a medicinal cannabis start-up in Spain.
How can businesses better support L&D in their organisations and build effective upskilling strategies to remain competitive?
Organizing data is a requirement in any business to run various areas smoothly.
While trading has been made easier than ever thanks to all the tools and options we now have at our disposal, it is still far from easy.
Law firm accuses taxman of ‘breath-taking incompetence’ over catalogue of data loss incidents affecting tens of thousands of members of the public.
Before you start an internship program in your company, understanding internships and how they work are a must.
With less than 30 days to go until the UK leaves the EU, it’s vital that businesses get ready for the transition that will take place.
ForgeRock®, the leading provider in digital identity, today announced the release of volume two of its global report, “The New Normal – Living Life Online.” The study polled 5,000 consumers throughout the U.S., U.K., Germany, Australia and Singapore to understand consumer preferences when it comes to online experiences, including how they log in and what app features they value most. The report also uncovers what is at stake for organizations that fall short on delivering digital experiences.
As the telecoms industry nears the new era of 5G and disruption, organisations need to focus on innovation, and how to continue competing in the sector. To become more efficient and customer-friendly, many companies are looking for new technologies to help reinvigorate and future-proof their business; preparing them for the unescapable disruption to come.
The eventual goal of Bitcoin is to supplant fiat currency but volatility still remains the biggest barrier.
When it comes to climate action, the pandemic has opened our eyes to the scale and speed of change that is possible. We know now that we can change the way we do things—and change quickly. And while governments and policy makers have been slow to respond to the Climate Crisis, their massive fiscal response to COVID shows that we can take similarly decisive action to save the planet. The financial services sector is an integral part of this journey. And there are signs that our public and private institutions are beginning to understand this reality.
So much time and angst has been spent on the B word since May 2016, much of it around the issue of fluidity of labour across borders. But what this year has shown is that technology and talent refuse to recognise borders: try building a wall in the cloud. So maybe Brexit is actually a bit of a red herring, which would be ironic after all the turmoil?
Businesses in the modern world have had to experience unparalleled transformation unlike many other times that have gone before. Companies have had to transform their business processes, and Approyo has been hard at work helping them do just that. Approyo specializes in SAP technology, and has therefore been recognized in this issue of Acquisition International as one of 2020’s Leaders in SAP Cloud Solutions – USA. We find out more about this exceptional firm and what it offers in order to learn more about its successes.
Creating a positive learning culture in school is what is one of the most important and challenging jobs for any teacher. That’s because education is not only about going to school and giving a lecture. It also has a lot to do with instilling confidence and inspiration in young minds as well as to motivate them to do well in their lives. That is why it is vital to learn about effective leadership practices that can be followed in school.
IT is now an innovator as well as a caretaker in mid-market organisations, but increased pressure is driving teams towards burnout.
Several factors such as holidays, weekends, competitor rates, and other market conditions are taken into consideration for predicting the price of a hotel room. A hotel revenue management system will analyse the correct rate at which your hotel rooms should be charged depending on the factors mentioned in order for you to generate the most revenue possible.
The legal form and structure of any business can contribute to its success or failure, especially in difficult trading conditions such as the economic slump caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Shaw & Co, the Bristol-based specialist corporate finance advisory firm, has responded to the announcement made by Rishi Sunak, Chancellor of the Exchequer, on Thursday 5 November in the House
of Commons announcing the extension of the UK Furlough Scheme.
Recessions are a part of economic life, but they are difficult to predict in advance. That’s why the best time to develop a plan is while things are looking up. By making wise choices while the economy is stable, you can prepare for the uncertain future. Here are nine ways to prepare your business for the next recession.
With the right strategies, you can give your eCommerce business the best chance of success regardless of the circumstances. A mixture of customer loyalty, building a modern eCommerce website and focusing on long-term marketing efforts has proven to work for other businesses.
Most people who start a small business may be aware of the general costs of incorporating their business, buying initial inventory, and securing a location. Then they start looking into the everyday operational and organisational costs. But there always seem to be categories that people either forget or downplay. When they start to add up, however, they will affect your bottom line and you’ll be forced to make adjustments if you want to remain competitive. Let’s take a look at some of the common costs of running a business that are overlooked.
Rapid and major shifts in the economic and social landscape in the wake of Covid-19 are fundamentally changing the nature of interactions and relationships among enterprises and individuals. Business leaders, therefore, are now determining how enabling technologies can help their organisations thrive well past the immediate crisis. Rachel Bradbury, Head of CCB Client Relationship & Development at Paragon Customer, discusses the strategies driving effective recovery efforts.
Across the world businesses are reappraising how they operate and, in many cases, challenging what is really important to their workers.
According to Global Market Insights, the adoption of blockchain technology in the energy sector will generate over $3 billion by 2025 owing to an increase in deployment in the power, oil and gas sectors. Lars Rensing, CEO and Co-Founder of enterprise blockchain provider Protokol outlines five blockchain use cases for energy, oil and gas, illustrating why the energy industry needs to adopt blockchain now.
Public relations is vitally important for any company, especially when it comes to building trusted relationships with its customer and client base. From start-ups to Fortune 500 companies within consumer tech, fintech, healthcare, entertainment, lifestyle, sports, and other industries, NRPR Group serves the best of the best with a very high-touch, results-oriented approach to public relations that positively impacts clients’ bottom lines. Join us now, as we find out what makes NRPR Group a worthy recipient of the title of Most Influential Brand Strategist 2020 – California from Acquisition International.
The concept of wellness has become more and more widely accepted in the world today as a standalone aspect of healthcare. Medicinal needs are one thing, but brain wellness and neuroscience can be a whole other area of specialism. Fortunately, the team at Privée Clinics have been working diligently in the field and Professor Dr. Bankole Johnson has subsequently been recognized as 2020’s Most Influential Brain Wellness and Addiction Expert – USA. We find out more about Privée Clinics following this success.
Coronavirus has created many challenges for businesses and an area of discussion that has rapidly escalated in importance is around protection. Protection should always be an area of priority for a business, but the situation we find ourselves in has understandably brought this topic to the fore.
No matter what industry you work in there will be a level of marketing required to be able to reach the right people, and not only reach them but reach them with the right message and the correct language to gain their trust. This means that you are able to build a working relationship with them, whether as one of your customers, service user, service provider, supplier or even just a potential customer, it’s always a good idea to make sure these relationships are positive.
Securing a loan against your property for any reason comes with a degree of risk by its very nature. Some loans such as mortgages will of course need to be secured against a property, whereas in other cases, you may not need to secure the loan against bricks and mortar if at all. One of the key benefits of securing loans in this way is that from the borrower’s perspective, more money can be borrowed so long as there is enough equity owned by the borrower in the property.
Fintech ventures have changed the borrowing system, making it more accessible and reliable. This revolution has made private money lenders pose a constant threat to traditional banks. However, the current economic climate and popularity of this business have made it an easy target for scammers. This article aims to help you find a legit money lender and avoid any frustrations.
Being a remote worker can cause you to feel like you never actually have time off. You may find yourself replying to emails when you’re in bed, or texting a coworker about a project while you’re cooking dinner. For workaholics and perfectionists, the pressure to constantly be in work mode can become crippling without the structure and schedule office life provides. If you’ve found yourself struggling to meet deadlines or feeling overworked, here are some tips that can help you streamline your process.
The clean freaks were right. There is something to be said for disinfecting the office every day — and the benefits have never been clearer. As businesses reopen, most are working to reassure customers that their offices are clean and safe. To do so, they’re implementing new systems and developing solutions that have, in turn, taught companies everywhere a few lessons about cleanliness and ingenuity.
Like all businesses, law firms need to grow if they want to increase profitability. Whether it’s via expansion to new locations or through the acquisition of more clients, law firms must find viable ways to increase revenue if they want to achieve their growth targets.
Businesses are urged to continue their focus on keeping teams motivated and productive in the face of uncertainty. With some team members working remotely and others off ill, quarantined or self-isolating, it is more important than ever for businesses to retain talent, reduce presenteeism and maintain morale. So what can businesses do to pay attention to their employee’s mental health?
Corporate travel is something that businesses may have to undertake several times a week, month, or year, depending on the size and internationality of its work. When travelling that much, finding the perfect platform for hotel booking is absolutely imperative so that professionals can feel refreshed and ready to face whatever may come. Having been recognized as the Most Outstanding Hotel Booking Platform – 2020, we take a closer look at what ehotel offers to corporates and their business travellers.
The Amazon Business Exchange (ABX) conference is set to return after its debut in London last year, and will take place on the 6th and 7th of October as a virtual event.