Business

BYOD
Business / Technology

Working with your personal devices | BYOD

Are the devices that you use for your personal issues (laptop, smartphone, tablet) also a working tool used in your business? Have you ever stopped to think what that may mean? The use of personal devices in the corporate environment is what is known as BYOD (Bring Your Own Device). […]

Onshore Intermediaries Legislation and the construction industry
Business

Onshore Intermediaries Legislation and the construction industry

What is the Onshore Intermediaries Legislation? The Legislation is designed to ensure that contractors across all industries are paying the correct amounts of income tax and national insurance contributions (NICs) to HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC). It was brought in to coincide with the start of the financial year in April 2014 […]

Rebranding
Business

Can rebranding a city work?

Many cities around the world carry certain associations, perhaps related to a key industry or a major historical event that happened on their soil. But with such deeply rooted perceptions, many of which could be erroneous, it can be difficult for the marketing departments at their tourist offices to promote these […]

Portfolio Management
Business

The evolution of portfolio management

These days, the concept of the portfolio is so commonplace that it’s hard to imagine things were ever any different. In fact, though investing has a history dating back centuries, the modern concept of the portfolio and the management techniques applied to investing today are really quite current. Understanding how […]

Twitter Brand
Business / Technology

How Twitter Can Help You Market Your Brand

While Facebook and Instagram may be claiming dominance over the consumer social media market at the moment, it doesn’t mean that the other platforms aren’t worth investing your time and resources into. Twitter can be a powerful brand marketing medium for marketers to consider – find out why below. Ability […]

Reach for Qatar
Business

Reach for Qatar

In 2013 the prestigious World Travel Awards welcomed back a familiar face, as they presented the title of “World’s Leading Business Travel Destination” to the same city for the third year in a row. Doha, Qatar, is the place – get your suitcase packed, your prepaid currency card ready and […]

How to Get a Stuttering Startup off the Ground
Business

How to Get a Stuttering Startup off the Ground

Ever dreamed of starting your own business? To wriggle free of the corporate shackles and wave gleefully at your ex-boss as you pack up your desk and ride off into the sunset. But whoa there, cowboy, have you really thought this through?! Is the brainwave that penetrated your mind in […]

ERP
Business

How ERP can aid scientific research

ERP is an acronym for enterprise resource planning, normally a system that is executed via software designed to improve the management of a business. Generally, ERP takes the form of a suite of applications that are then integrated in order to enable a company to collect and store data as well […]

Cycle to work
Bicycle / Business

How the Cycle to Work Scheme has inspired people taking up cycling

The launch of the Cycle to Work scheme was hailed by many as a way of helping people get fitter, save money and help reduce the country’s carbon footprint, but some also poo-pooed it as something that wouldn’t work. In fact, the former was right. More than 500,000 people have […]

Optical industry
Business / Career

Careers in the optical industry you wouldn’t have thought about

Most of us are familiar enough with the job of an optometrist – the friendly eye doctor who performs eye examinations at eyeglass stores and prescribes and fits contact lenses or glasses. As well as the doctor of optometry, who is highly trained as with any medical doctor and may […]