How do UK companies feel about their future in the run-up to leaving the EU? And where are they focusing their energies? Our latest HSBC Trade Navigator survey (carried out in September 2018) takes the temperature of UK businesses and reveals some surprises.
In just three years, REDFITS has grown from a start up to become a global company with a multimillion-pound turnover. So, how is the young team preparing for 2019 with the uncertainties of Brexit on the horizon?
The right approach to developing a new product (or service) helps reduce the risks involved in turning your idea into reality. Planning and teamwork are critical.
Whether you need help developing your technology, want to improve your skills or are looking for new distribution channels, networking and forging the right alliances can give you the knowhow you need.
Use this checklist to help to develop new products, from developing new ideas to setting budgets, deciding on product specification and prototyping.
In a world of change and competition, innovating is not a luxury - it is essential. All businesses need to innovate, though it may take any number of forms, from the steady refinement of established products to the leap in the dark when an untried idea is launched.
Design is not just about the way products and brochures look. It is an essential part of improving your business, developing new products and innovating. Effective use of design can increase sales, reduce costs and present a new image to your customers.
Benchmarking compares the performance of your business to that of similar firms. At its simplest, it helps you to compare figures and control costs. More sophisticated benchmarking looks at process design and business strategy.