Happiness and the secrets of growing your business fast

Zoom is a company born out of a frustration. I was the VP of engineering for WebEx for 14 years before I moved to Cisco and over those years I spent a lot of time talking to customers. To me, customers are always the single most important thing and unhappy customers...
The pros and cons of rebranding your business

The pros and cons of rebranding your business

Sometimes you just have to rebrand. Maybe your company’s changed focus, or you’ve entered a new market, or maybe you just want to start all over again with a fresh face and a fresh set of products to offer. Depending on the situation, rebranding can seem either a...
Winter commuting: I thawed the law

Winter commuting: I thawed the law

Winter is most definitely upon us and the ‘Beast from the East’ is causing havoc on the roads and railways. With the cold weather set to continue we’re likely to see more and more transport and commuting issues. If you run your own business, bad weather can cause...
Number of SMEs trading internationally halve in 2017

Number of SMEs trading internationally halve in 2017

SME pessimism towards international trade reached new lows at the end of 2017, according to the latest Global Trade Barometer from WorldFirst, the international payments expert. The number of UK SMEs trading internationally dropped to just 26 per cent in Q4 2017,...