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Day May 15, 2013

The Agile Manifesto

The Agile Manifesto

Last Saturday I had a fantastic day running a workshop on personal effectiveness with some software developers at BSkyB. The theme was Personal Effectiveness within an Agile environment. For the uninitiated Agile is a method of working developed in the software industry. The objective is to enable software developments to be created and delivered quickly…

UK: Unemployment ‘Reality Check’

UK: Unemployment ‘Reality Check’

Unemployment figures increased by 15,000 in the three months to the end of March, which means that the period of falling unemployment has now come to an end. Pay growth has also slowed considerably at the lowest rate since 2009 and – if bonuses are ignored – these are actually the worst figures since the…

Infographic: US Small Business Confidence

Infographic: US Small Business Confidence

This cool circus infographic showing US small business confidence is based on figures from 2012 but it is still well worth checking out. Find out how much US investment and expansion increased last year, what CEOs were saying about their business confidence and whether business owners were expecting their venture to grow and expand before…

Don’t believe everything you see on TV

Don’t believe everything you see on TV

Last night was the second episode of Mary Queen of the High Street but as Clare Rayner has revealed in her TV review for BusinessZone, not everything in this Margate-based episode happened as it was portrayed on Channel 4. The program (which has prompted a complaint to OFCOM from local business owners) was set in…

How to… Increase Footfall by Utilising your Shop Window

How to… Increase Footfall by Utilising your Shop Window

Before you’ve even got the keys to your first shop, you should be thinking about how you maximise your window display and get customers through the door. As is true with all modern-day shoppers, high street visitors want to be wowed, enticed and inspired before heading indoors to spend their hard-earned cash. In this fiercely…

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