Commerciality – Finance, pricing, innovation and research

Posted on: May 13, 2019 Commerciality – Finance, pricing, innovation and research

Earlier this year we ran the first “Commerciality – Finance, Pricing, Innovation and Research” workshop through Professional Marketing Forum. https://www.pmforum.co.uk/training.aspx.  I am delighted to report that the consensus was that it was a success (even though we have some tweaks to make to the timing for all the group exercises). Here are the highlights:  Aims […]

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Environmental analysis (SLEPT) and planning – Future of Jobs Report 2018 (impact of technology)

Posted on: February 18, 2019 Environmental analysis (SLEPT) and planning - Future of Jobs Report 2018 (impact of technology)

This report “Preparing the future workforce” is an important read for leaders of professional services firms (PSFs). Marketing professionals should consider it as part of their environmental analysis (SLEPT) and planning. Commercial advisers and employment lawyers will no doubt find the information of value. HR professionals will be interested in the impact on their workplace […]

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UK growth ahead – Accountants Haines Watts and Grant Thornton research UK business growth prospects and optimism

Posted on: November 29, 2013

Haines Watts has just released its latest Growth research into over a thousand (1,019) UK small and medium sized owner-managed businesses – to explore UK business growth prospects. The conclusion would appear to be that UK SME OMB are quietly and cautiously confident about the future. International research from Grant Thornton supports the UK’s business optimism. The […]

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Creative sector overlooked in Tech sector love-in?

Posted on: September 18, 2013

Has the creative sector been overlooked in the rush to develop the tech sector? Back in April, The Director magazine published an article http://www.director.co.uk/magazine/2013/04_April/Cover%20story_66_07.html featuring Doug Richard of Dragon’s Den fame. He argued that business must “pay more than lip service to the £36b pa industry that’s the envy of the world”. Amongst his key […]

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Economic update from David Smith (Sunday Times) at the BCO President’s Lunch

Posted on: September 18, 2013

I was delighted to be invited by a property lawyer former colleague and Non-Executive Chairman of Irwin Mitchell solicitor’s Business Legal Services, London to the British Council for Offices (BCO) President’s Lunch at The Dorchester yesterday. It was a great opportunity to catch up briefly with some real estate “old friends” – such as Peter […]

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