Business

Latest business features from Brand Yorkshire

Monday, 18 February 2013 13:51

Position your business for growth

Master strategist Richard Bosworth, who facilitates 'what if forums' for owner managers and family businesses, urges bosses to avoid being sucked into a pool of despondency amid reports of a triple-dip recession by following this proven 10-step approach.
Monday, 18 February 2013 13:34

More meetings - are you mad?

You might not like them, but that might be because the ones you attend aren’t as effective as they could be. Ian Hargreaves of Next Level BD believes that meetings are one of the most effective internal communications tools a business has at its disposal.
Monday, 21 January 2013 10:49

Business X or Business Y which are you?

Picture two very similar businesses with similar resources available to them. Why would business X out-perform business Y, achieving significantly different results? Below are ten things that business X did differently.
Tuesday, 04 December 2012 09:32

The devil’s in the detail

Taking more care over the small print in Terms and Conditions of your business contracts may prevent problems cropping up in the future, says Jo Haigh of FDS Corporate Finance Services.
Thursday, 15 November 2012 15:50

Sole trader or limited company?

The legal status of your business can have an effect on your finances, so it’s worth thinking about from the beginning, say Claire Turner and Jane Tindall of Winburn Glass Norfolk, WGN.
Thursday, 15 November 2012 15:19

The key to customer care

Whilst most companies acknowledge the importance of customer service, many don’t take the most basic steps to make sure they deliver it.
Thursday, 15 November 2012 15:17

Reward good ideas and help your business

Good businesses thrive on good ideas, says Simon Palmer of Armstrong Watson. Ideas can help shape everything from the way your business operates, to the next range of products or services that you offer to your customers.
Friday, 09 March 2012 15:37

Is franchising the answer?

With ever-increasing job losses, more and more individuals are turning to run their own business. A great way to do this can be to look at an existing successful business idea and acquire a franchise, says Richard Watts of Franchise 4 Business.
Friday, 09 March 2012 15:35

Top 10 tips for writing winning bids

Emma Jaques, author of Bid Management and MD at Onto the Page, a Leeds-based bid consultancy, offering opportunity search services, bid support and bid skills training shares her top ten tips for winning bids.
Tuesday, 17 January 2012 15:31

Top tips for new exporters

Selling internationally is complex but - as with most things - easy with help and appropriate training. Lesley Batchelor, Director General, Institute of Export & International Trade, provides insight into five research areas it’s crucial for new exporters to get right.
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