Brexit: The Impact On The Food And Drink Industry

Brexit: The Impact On The Food And Drink Industry
June’s referendum result has raised concerns for businesses operating in the UK’s food and drink industry. Can the sector still find ways to thrive in the face of widespread uncertainty? Britain’s decision to leave the EU has led to enormous uncertai...
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Coaching Partners to Perform

Coaching Partners to Perform
In the legal profession, more could be done to support the role of partners. Kevin Wheeler, a consultant and certified business coach, explains. Partners are responsible for bringing in clients, they undertake or supervise the work, they manage clien...
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A Good Start

A Good Start
By Chief economist, RBS Group Economics If you’re walking in the dark it’s useful to know where you’re starting from. With Q2 GDP growth confirmed at 0.6%, supported by decent data for June, we can be confident that the UK economy started the summer ...
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Reinvention - Learn Judo or Become a Navy Seal

Reinvention - Learn Judo or Become a Navy Seal
The ability to reinvent yourself and reinvent your organisation will be one of the most important competencies to master in the 21st century. Weathering the storms of creative disruption . Dealing with the shock waves coming your way. Are you a ...
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‘Uberisation’ And The Future of Global Chauffeuring

‘Uberisation’ And The Future of Global Chauffeuring
Uber and other transport network companies have transformed the global chauffeuring market. But opportunities remain in the sector for enterprising businesses that can offer a bespoke service. Uberisation – it’s one of those buzzwords that provokes a...
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Slipping and Sliding - Economics Weekly

Slipping and Sliding - Economics Weekly
The world economy seems to be struggling a bit. The latest global PMI manufacturing survey figure was consistent with growth between 2% year on year and 3% year on year. That is weak. But it is also predominantly centred on emerging economies. The US...
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Base Rate Cut, Is It Enough?

Base Rate Cut, Is It Enough?
The Bank of England’s surprisingly broad range of attempts to fend off a recession in the wake of the Brexit referendum has met only a half-hearted welcome from big business. The Confederation of British Industry said the unprecedented cut in the bas...
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Innovation and IoT Will Make The Need For Partnerships Essential

Innovation and IoT Will Make The Need For Partnerships Essential
A while ago I read "The internet is not the answer". A dark book (or anti-book), that describes some of the negative aspects of the Internet. Warns about the winners taking it all. A darker version of "From Gutenberg to Zuckerberg" The gatekeepers Th...
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Making Future Trends Meaningful

Making Future Trends Meaningful
Knee deep in future trends At the moment I am knee deep in future trend books. Just finished reading "Augmented" by Brett King, "The Third Wave" by Steve Case, "The inevitable" by Kevin Kelly and "The fourth industrial revolution" by Klaus Schwab. Ch...
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