Business

Posted on: August 13, 2013
Link Organisation Comments
www.askoxford.com OED – Source of searchable quotes and useful information about the use of the English language.
www.binleys.com NHS information
www.bloomberg.com News
www.brainyquote.com
www.britishcompanies.co.uk Covers governing bodies, retailers, manufacturers, wholesalers and resources.
www.btplc.com/Innovation/News/timeline/ Excellent graphics and unbelievable forecasts for life up to 2051
www.businessballs.com Source of all sorts of useful information
www.businesslink4london.com Business Link London
www.bvca.co.uk British Venture Capital Association
www.cbdresearch.com Directory of British Associations
www.companieshouse.co.uk Companies House
www.coursera.org Coursera World’s best courses – for free – computing and engineering oriented
www.datamonitor.com Market research
www.deloitte.com Deloitte & Touche The accountancy arm of DC – some good info – especially on the fastest growing companies.
www.denisonconsulting.com Interesting model of cultural change
www.dnb.com D & B Company information
www.dti.gov.uk/bestpractice Department of Trade and Industry Lots of valuable guidance – for free! From the Government!
www.e-commercetimes.com For the serious dot com watcher.
www.economist.com I’m a subscriber to the hardcopy version but on-line is good too.
www.en.wikipedia.com An excellent source of all sorts of information
www.ey.com/uk Ernst & Young
www.fastcompany.com How smart people work
www.financialdirector.co.uk Financial Director Magazine
www.gartner.com Serious research for the technology sector.
www.growthcompany.co.uk Growing UK companies
www.guardian.co.uk/onlineblog Weblog covering Internet and technology news by The Guardian
www.hm-treasury.gov.uk Government Forecasts for the UK Economy.
www.hemscott.net Hemmington Scott Core information on UK listed companies and their professional advisers.
www.iconoculture.com Consumer trends
www.indsoc.co.uk Industrial Society
www.iod.com Institute of Directors All sorts of info on the UK.
www.legalpulse.com Although it is a legal site it is designed especially for start up businesses and offers some free contracts.
www.linkedin.com Linked in A business networking group
www.management-standards.org.uk Management Standards Centre
www.mbainfo.com MBA infomation.
www.mckinseyquarterly.com Mckinsey Management Consultants McKinsey quarterly newsletters on marketing, ecommerce etc..
www.moreover.com Useful news feed site.
www.networkrail.co.uk Network Rail Who could live without the timetable service?
www.nedaglobal.com Non Executive Directors Association
www.lexisnexis.com/risk/solutions/bridger-insight.aspx OFAC OFAC from LexisNexis stands for Office of Foreign Assets Control – Resources which provide a wide-ranging collection of intelligence and analytics to professionals who need to protect and grow their organization.
www.parliament.uk/faq/faq.cfm
www.payontime.co.uk Register of companies who pay on time
www.peopleism.com Peopleism HR consultancy for the professions
www.corporateaffiliations.com Private Company Information Private Company Information from LexisNexis Corporate Affiliations provides authoritative business intelligence on corporate families, including current corporate linkage information on nearly 200,000 of the most prominent global public and private parent companies and their affiliates, subsidiaries and divisions.
www.realbusiness.co.uk Real Business magazine
www.springwise.com Inspiration from the world’s best new business ideas
www.sps.org.uk Strategic Planning Society
www.statistics.gov.uk
www.strategy.gov.uk
www.thebigidea.co.uk A Vodafone sponsored entrepreneur competition
www.theonion.com American news source
www.thesalarycalculator.co.uk Calculate NI and tax
www.thorogood.ws Thorogood publishers (my selling book!)
www.tompeters.com Tom Peters Excellent management guru
www.trendcentral.com The Intelligence Group Consumer culture
www.trendwatching.com Global consumer trends, ideas and insights
www.ukpostbox.com UK Post Box A really neat service that allows you to receive your mail/post on-line
www.ukinvest.gov.uk/Global-Gateway/gw.html UK Trade and Investment Grow your international business in the UK
www.vault.com Careers information on leading companies especially in consultancy and law
www.womenonboards.co.uk Women on Boards

Original branding by Matt Playford · A site by Fresh01