It’s widely reported that female founded businesses get less funding than male, and while venture capital boomed in 2021, women-led start-ups didn’t reap the benefits. Research from the European Investment Bank revealed that female entrepreneurs secured only 1% of venture capital investment last year. This is despite the fact that women-led businesses generate more gross sales, deliver double the return on investment, and fail less often than male-led businesses. Read more
Behind any organization and company's success is a team of happy, healthy, and satisfied employees. Any business with high employee morale tends to enjoy a healthy work culture and well-engaged employees and won't have any problem sourcing or attracting the best talents in the industry. Read more
If you run a business, you might assume that your legal requirements will be met by a corporate lawyer, with this type of expert helping to oversee things like contracts, employee disputes, compliance and so forth. Read more
if you travel frequently or are going on business trips for the first time, this article is for you. We have prepared 6 tips for those who want to make a business trip routine a pleasant journey. Read more
Customer education platforms are online tools that help organizations deliver training and support to their customers. These platforms can be used to create and deliver courses, track customer progress, and provide customer support. They can decrease churn by providing a better way for customers to learn about a product or service and by giving them the ability to ask questions and get support when needed. These platforms can also help organizations keep track of customer progress and ensure that customers use the product or service correctly. Read more
According to the Investors in People website, up to 85% of employees aren’t currently engaged at work, while some 71% of the UK workforce report being dissatisfied with their career opportunities. Read more
Executive management is a challenging and highly skilled field, that requires a high calibre of candidates whatever the industry. The ascent to executive management is a difficult one, but one rewarded with trust, responsibility, and longevity in a lucrative and engaging career path. Read more
In today's world where efficiency reigns supreme, businesses are looking for ways they can improve productivity in the day-to-day affairs of running a company. As an entrepreneur, one of the best ways to enhance your business's efficiency is by using data. You can’t underestimate data's role in transforming your organizational operations – big or small. Read more
Finding a software engineer for your company is harder than it looks. A typical recruitment process is almost guaranteed to fail, as full-stack developers are only as good as their skills. Any candidate can tell you they're good, but a fantastic coder can show you they’re incredible. Read more
The merciless transition from global pandemic to cost of living crisis has left businesses reeling. The destabilisation of the economic climate has resulted in firms scrambling for penny-pinching solutions to keep themselves afloat. Read more
2021 was a record year for mergers & acquisitions (M&A) activity. In the US alone, M&A accounted for $581 billion. Yet according to the Harvard Business Review, studies repeatedly show that between 70 – 90% of mergers and acquisitions fail. A lack of support and care for the people in one or both companies is often at the heart of it. Read more
Fernanda Marques, Director of Fernanda Marques Arquitetos Associados, is a graduate of the Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism of São Paulo, FAU USP. Her work follows the same conceptual line that characterised her years of training - the integrated exercise of various disciplines. With the office located in Vila Olímpia, São Paulo, Fernanda Marques Arquitetos Associados’ primary services and expertise remain within architecture, interiors, and product design. Read more