Thriving through change

The recent crisis has strengthened the spotlight on business resilience. How can you adjust, adapt and alter ways to working to drive your recovery and make your business more resilient?

By calmly listening before making decisions, and holding off kneejerk reactions, you come to a far better medium-term view.

James Gardiner, CEO, Gardiner Bros
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Apprenticeships – making them work for your business

Taking on an apprentice can be a great opportunity for your business, but there are things to consider. We talk to Andy Ingman, master cobbler, about his experiences as he prepares to take on his latest apprentice.

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Thriving through change – key takeaways

The ability of businesses to adapt to change will define those that will thrive in the future. Whilst businesses have always had to adapt, recent months have proved testing. Now, as the country starts to reopen and the economy is expected to rebound, businesses face a new challenge – changing from survival to growth. Find out more about our experts discussion on how businesses can build personal and business resilience and create strategies that can help people and businesses thrive.

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Building business and personal resilience

If recent events have shown us anything, it’s that resilience is key and something that has been tested at both a personal and business level. Our panel of experts share their top tips on how to make yourself and your business more resilient.

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Finding the right support to start your own business

There are many challenges to starting your own business: overcoming fear of failure, understanding how to translate a good idea into a business plan and finding the right support and mentorship are just a few. For Marcus Francis, cofounder of Enterprising Minds, a Birmingham based business consultancy, guiding people through this challenging process and supporting recruitment businesses is his passion. 

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2021 – a year of both challenges and opportunities

2020 was a year like no other. As we move into 2021, we look at what challenges businesses will face and where any opportunities may lie.

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Diversifying your business? 7 questions to ask

If you’re planning to diversify your business, moving into new product areas or exploring different markets can offer real growth opportunities. Watch our short video to understand the questions to ask yourself before embarking on a diversification strategy.

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Make remote working work for your business

Remote working isn’t for everyone, but when we’re all encouraged to work from home as much as possible, making it work is important. Whether it’s a short-term move or something you’re considering for the longer-term, we look at some of the benefits and challenges and how you can make it work for you and your business.

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Community-minded cake shop owner creates a Caribbean hub

A community pulling together and an opportunity to spread a little joy has encouraged local cake-maker, Annette Miller to push ahead with a new business venture despite tough trading conditions

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Get ready for lift off

After a long winter lockdown the nation’s mood is finally starting to lighten, as the vaccine roll-out proceeds at pace and as the process of easing restrictions gets underway. Assuming that the vaccines remain effective, then the UK can look forward to a strong economic revival during the summer months. This will bring both challenges and opportunities for businesses, explains Mark Berrisford-Smith, Head of Economics for HSBC UK, Commercial Banking.

Navigator: Building business resilience

Whether it’s reshaping supply chains, increasing investment or showing a willingness to adapt, UK businesses are finding different ways to build their resilience. Our most recent Navigator report shows that 62% of businesses plan to increase investment in 2021, while 71% expect to return to pre-COVID profitability levels by the end of 2022. You can find out more about how UK companies are adapting for the future in the full Navigator report.

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Making hybrid working work for your business

As workplaces reopen, a recent survey shows that three quarters of businesses expect flexible working to become more common, while around a half see hybrid working continuing beyond 2021. Here we explore the opportunities and challenges that presents and how you can prioritise wellbeing and maintain productivity.

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APIs and today’s digital treasury

Speaking at this year’s ACT conference, Simon Berridge-Burley, senior project manager at the global liquidity and cash management division at HSBC, and Lee Spencer, CFO of digital gift card firm Tillo, outlined the innovation, security, scalability and flexibility available to firms who invest in API technology to build a digital treasury.

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DiamondAir: How adapting now creates future success

In a sector radically affected by the pandemic, DiamondAir has taken difficult steps to meet the challenges and find new opportunities to be tomorrow ready.

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Top tips for making you and your business more resilient

2020 has been a year of continual change and uncertainty, but how you respond to and manage that change can help determine your resilience now and in the future. Read our top tips for how to make you and your business more resilient.

Business resilience insights from KPMG

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The no.1 risk to your business: your supply chain

Iain Prince, Associate Partner and Maureen O'Shea, Partner at KPMG in the UK discuss the findings of KPMG's recent CEO pulse survey and how businesses can improve supply chain resilience.

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What the new reality means for talent management

Mark Williamson, Partner at KPMG in the UK discusses the findings of KPMG’s recent CEO pulse survey and the role of talent management in organisational resilience.

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COVID-19: Maintaining control

Organisations are tackling external threats - but what about internal risks?

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Customer connections: Competing in the New Reality – Global and UK insights

Report looking at the impact COVID-19 has had on global consumer behaviours

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COVID-19: Financial resilience – bridging from recovery to new reality

Reflecting on the capital structure implications.

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COVID-19: Improving commercial resilience for future business performance

The COVID-19 pandemic is creating unprecedented disruption for businesses from every industry worldwide.

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From reaction to action

Supply chain resilience and agility in a COVID-19 world.

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Modern Slavery SME Toolkit

A practical guide for SMEs on how to mitigate the risk of modern day slavery in business.

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