Danbro calls for Chancellor to halt punishment of self-employed workers in Autumn Statement
A national accountancy firm is calling for new Chancellor Phillip Hammond to make sweeping tax changes and bring an end to the merciless targeting of the UK’s army of five million self-employed people when he delivers his first Autumn Statement next
£15m government contract win for language company
Global language services company thebigword has again won the contract to provide telephone and face to face interpreting and translation services to UK central government organisations including the DWP, Home Office, MoD, Probation, UK Border Force,
How can businesses use live video apps like Periscope?
Back in April I talked about how Periscope could benefit business as it was launched to the world. This new live video streaming app from the people at Twitter allows anybody in the world to broadcast what they are doing live, simply by using a mobile
‘SORRY can be a hard word for corporations to say’ – The Economist
Earlier this week I heard one of the most inspiring leadership interviews on the radio ever (go to 2.18 on the link). And the issue he addressed was one that every business needs to think about. John McEwan, now chief executive of the UK’s largest travel
Ten step guide to online reputation management – part two
In last week’s blog about online reputation management, I looked at the importance of online branding, how to check your online reputation and how to respond to negative comments. In this instalment, I dig deeper and look the rising tiding of cyber
Where should internal communications sit – in HR or external communications?
This was the question that a client emailed me last week and it set me thinking. My immediate response was, it has to be in external comms. Then I started thinking about some companies where they have outstanding HR teams and it would sit more naturally