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Glass Onion shows the pitfalls of going into business with friends – here’s how you can succeed

The new Netflix murder mystery film Glass Onion is a cautionary tale – but not about influencers, tech bros or ironic architecture, as some have suggested. But Glass Onion (along…

Creating and capturing value in the circular economy

Now that we’ve entered what Paul J. Crutzen calls the Anthropocene, a new geological epoch marked by an unprecedented human impact upon planet Earth, how can we shift towards a…

How to make your social media marketing a success

The adoption of social media as a marketing platform in B2B markets has been growing, yet firms still struggle to successfully implement the channels for relationship purposes. One…

Make investing in staff development your top priority in 2023

With recent economic events, every business is facing challenges. These range from scaling costs, staff shortages and unreliable supply chains. In an environment where many UK…

Diversity: a fundamental business asset

Everyone deserves an opportunity to work in a safe, supportive, and inclusive workplace that values diversity. Professionals deserve the chance to develop their skills, share their…

Business resilience: finding a way forward

How can SMEs best manage the increasingly complex business environment? Dr Aylin Ates examines small and medium enterprises' resilience and viability in turbulent times in this…

The importance of listening to the market

As you may have noticed, growing a business can be hard work. It often feels like the unknowns massively outnumber the knowns – that there are many more things we don't fully…

5 things it takes to launch a successful start-up (and be happy)

If you’re a budding entrepreneur who wants to be in charge of your own destiny, this is the article for you. Maybe you’re craving that feeling of creating something from…

Single-user economics and the curse of zombie businesses

Some years ago, early in my consultancy career, I met the managers of a new technology company. They had a novel idea about how to gather information from the utility meters in…

The impact of digital technology on our working lives

For many of us, when we finish working we don't fully disconnect from the stresses of the work day, with two-thirds of UK workers regularly participating in communications outside…