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Advantage Konta

Advantage Konta

Johanna Konta, one of our great British female tennis players who reached the semi-final in Wimbledon this year, is a great example of someone turning failure into success. She is the woman who “always struggled with anxiety” – in the clear-eyed...
The Brexit Referendum one year on

The Brexit Referendum one year on

This time a year ago, we voted in the Referendum when the polls suggested the UK would vote to remain in the EU. One year after we went to the polls it is still far from clear what our departure from the EU will look like. It is safe to suggest therefore that when we...
When David slays Goliath!

When David slays Goliath!

Continuing our guest blogs, Rashad Shamim (formerly of PwC), an expert in finance transformation, comments about its relevance for SMEs. Rashad writes: I recently met with a finance director of an SME (small & medium sized enterprise) in the transport sector. I...
Is the boss always right?

Is the boss always right?

It is a sad fact that some bosses think their importance and the value of their ideas is proportionate to their pay package! Otherwise known as the HiPPO (highest paid person’s opinion) problem, the overbearing, all-knowing boss has been the demise of many a...
The cloud is a gift for SMEs!

The cloud is a gift for SMEs!

In a nutshell, cloud computing is simply computing based on the internet. Where in the past, we would run applications or programmes from software downloaded on a physical computer or server in our offices, cloud computing allows us access to the same types of...