From accelerating growth, to solving seemingly intractable business problems and even restoring your enthusiasm for the business, working with a mentor can be transformational. But the relationship is not a one-way street, the whole process can bring real benefits to the mentor as well.
Cybercrime and fraud may not be something that people naturally associate with agriculture, but criminals are increasingly targeting businesses throughout the sector. Here we look at the steps you can take to protect yourself and the most common ways fraudsters may target your business.
Intellectual property isn’t just a concern for inventors. Safeguarding your brand and products is critical – not least for firms seeking markets beyond the EU after Brexit.
For brands, it’s a handy ‘third way’ to expand. For budding businesspeople, it’s a relatively low-risk option. So why does franchising still lurk under the radar?
People are your company’s strongest asset. So how do you make sure they’re not also your weakest link when it comes to cybersecurity? Ultimately it comes down to training and communication.
Outdoor gear specialists Alpkit plan to take on 40 people over the next three years. A bold move in uncertain times? Not according to chief executive David Hanney, whose enthusiasm for the company is just one of the ingredients that helps them recruit and retain talent.
Will I still have a job? Is my employer’s business at risk? Is it safe to buy a house, or start a family? These are the sorts of questions employees are asking in today’s fast-changing environment.
Is it ever possible to have a supply chain that’s both cost-efficient and resilient to change and disruption?