Category: Management

The American View: Training Daze

Author: Keil Hubert

Everybody hates taking CBTs. Everybody hates taking post-course exams. So, why do we keep putting people through this? Business Reporter’s resident U.S. ‘blogger argues that we need to do away with the practice. In stark contrast to my peers in the... Read more

No hip, no hope

Author: webeditor

Insurance companies fail to attract the young generation The insurance industry is facing up to a myriad of employment challenges, from the need to secure the best talent to help drive technological change, to the retirement of the influential boomer... Read more

Why the complexities of Brexit should be met with simplicity

Author: webeditor

Keeping things simple is often the best mantra for success in life’s endeavours. Given the mind-boggling complexity of Brexit, the business community believes that the way to cut through complication is to have a simple, familiar model for the transition... Read more

Opening the window on toilet troubles

Author: webeditor

Incontinence can be hard to talk about, but without an honest conversation people and businesses will continue to suffer How many times have you been to the loo today? If you’ve been drinking a normal amount (about two litres a... Read more

How funding can help you stay in control

Author: webeditor

Steve Hemsley looks at how private equity investment is increasing in popularity as a way to grow small businesses Young and exciting UK design and manufacturing companies are rich pickings for the M&A community, but former Design Council CEO John... Read more

The CEO who is going for gold

Author: webeditor

State-of-the-art technology, the Olympics and taking a risk is pushing one CEO to new heights. Joanne Frearson talks to JB Perrette, CEO of Discovery, on how innovation is taking his firm to the next level I meet JB Perrette, CEO of... Read more

One small business that isn’t drying up

Author: webeditor

Joanne Frearson talks to Andy Jefferies of revolutionary towel company Dock & Bay about winning Dragons’ Den Dock & Bay, the reinvented travel towel, has won the backing of Deborah Meaden on Dragons’ Den following their pitch, which also saw Tej... Read more

Samsung investigates what makes a good day at work

Author: webeditor

SMEs are spending nearly three and a half hours on sales and close to three hours on marketing a week to drive new business, with IT accounting for two hours and 47 minutes, and office management almost three hours, according... Read more

The American View: On Why?

Author: Keil Hubert

Understanding and being able to articulate why you do the things you do is immensely important in evaluating your potential as a potential hire. Business Reporter’s resident U.S. ‘blogger leverages some business school and military school teaching material to help argue... Read more