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Micro Businesses – Collaborating To Survive, Then Thrive

Small and medium-sized enterprises are a critical engine for the global economy. Many countries have taken actions to help SMEs adopt new work processes, speed up digitalisation and find new markets. Such policies aim to address urgent short-term challenges but also contribute to strengthening the resilience of SMEs in a more structural way and support […]


China + 1 – Nearshore or Reshore

This year has been an uphill battle for many sectors, none more so than the electronics industry. Many large OEMs are experiencing major component shortages due to coronavirus-driven factory shutdowns in China and extended lead times. Will this upheaval trigger a fundamental change in supplier strategy or simple tweaks to the current model? Initially, the […]


Brexit – Challenge & Opportunity

The opportunities created by Brexit are often overlooked due to the view that Brexit poses unprecedented and extensive challenges to businesses. Whilst Brexit is indeed complicated and creates uncertainty for businesses, it also creates a window of opportunities – challenging traditional thinking and opening up new markets.  Post Brexit, uncertainty about trade policies and their […]


Brexit – Getting Ready for Changes

Yesterday, 9th July, the EU released a update on the current state of readiness in both the UK and EU for the end of the transition period on 31 Dec 2020


Best Practices for Lead Management

Leads are the foundation of your business development and by converting leads into clients you can ensure that your business grows. By ensuring that your lead generation plan is strategic you can increase the number of leads generated and how many you convert into clients. Here are a few best practices that you can implement […]


Winning FDI in the Digital Age

As digital continues to disrupt every aspect of commerce, the leadership within economic development organisations face challenges and opportunities as they come to terms with this new reality. As leaders, you will be only too aware of how frustrating the FDI sales cycle can be. As we sell into functions rather than industry sectors, identifying […]


A good strategy isn’t everything – Execution is key

If you are a business owner you will understand the importance of a good strategy, it is the foundation of your business. It depicts where your company is now, the economy, competitor analysis, objectives and control. By compiling this information, you will create a stronger deeper understanding of the direction that your business needs to […]


Accelerate your Business Growth strategy

Here are a few different actions that you can introduce to ensure that your business is constantly growing to its potential. Clear Plan It is essential that you have a clear document outlining your Business Growth strategy as this is a vital in order to map out your objectives and how exactly you are going […]


Challenges Facing Small Businesses

Small to medium-sized enterprises are faced with challenges daily. Since these companies are at a smaller scale compared to a global company it means that they will be affected by numerous problems such as high cost of insurance, state of the economy, employee skills gap and competition within the UK and abroad – the list […]


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