Blog posts

Bank of mum and dad to support one in five children through university

Aug 17, 2014 17:34 BST elephant communications Two in four parents would encourage their children to get a weekend job to help them become more employable after school or university – and more than one in four would encourage their children to learn more languages and have a full driving license.

Help keep your cross channel marketing personal with Neopost

Aug 14, 2014 16:37 BST Neopost Personalised marketing communications are continuing to shape the way businesses interact with their customers – and no matter the size of your business or market sector, failing to tailor everything from promotional emails to a monthly newsletter risks leaving customers in the cold.

Can you work with just a mobile phone and internet connection?

Aug 13, 2014 10:14 BST The Business Continuity Institute Next time someone says to you “I can just work from wherever I am, as long as I have my mobile phone and an internet connection,” I strongly suggest you challenge them to prove it. Because some things are a lot easier said than done.

The value of continuous learning

Aug 12, 2014 09:18 BST The Business Continuity Institute Primarily, I’m interested in business continuity. I’m also interested in improvement; that means self, organisation, personal and professional. And of course, I’m interested in education. I like to learn from my peers, colleagues, students and business partners, as well as by studying and maintaining focus on what is going on around us every day.

How to get a credit card machine for small business? No contract, no commitment.

Aug 10, 2014 20:58 BST Spiderweb Online Marketing LTD Mobile business? Travel place to place, customer to customer or mostly take cash? Would having a mobile credit card reader benefit your business? Welcome to the next genn of refined technology - no contract, no commitment, pay as you go mobile credit/ debit card readers! Exceptional applications and card reader with no commitment or contract. Open the doors to better business facilities.

Take control of your communications

Aug 07, 2014 15:48 BST Neopost In a world where smart, effective and personalised cross channel communications are everything, it’s vital that your business is able to stay in full control of its marketing material. That’s why over the coming days, here at Neopost we’re offering practical advice to help you stay on top of your customer communications.

Are you equipped for the future of work?

Aug 07, 2014 09:48 BST The Business Continuity Institute The world around us is constantly changing. Some say we now live and work in a VUCA environment, characterised by volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity. So how do businesses survive (and thrive) when nothing ever stands still? Perhaps part of the answer is in continuous learning and development, which can enable individuals to be agile and responsive to each and every challenge.

Helpful advice on Ebola for business continuity professionals

Aug 06, 2014 12:12 BST The Business Continuity Institute Ebola is the big news story of the moment, all the media are covering it and they seem to be competing with each other to raise the fear level. ‘Out of control’, ‘deadly’, ‘terror’, all those words appear in even the more restrained media publications. Many of us in the business continuity field will have had someone ask what planning we should do...

Price! Is it the only game in town? Reflection

Aug 05, 2014 11:45 BST Allianz Insurance Allianz Legal Protection will be publishing a series blog posts reflecting on their market and the changes that have taken place over the last year. The second blog is written by Phil Ruse, head of legal protection sales and distribution.

Your Web Applications are Dangerous

Aug 05, 2014 11:17 BST InfosecPartners Your Web Applications are likely to be a danger to your Organisation, unless you already have a Web Application Firewall (WAF). The SANS institute (http://www.sans.org) tells us that attacks against web applications constitute more than 60% of the total attack attempts observed on the Internet, and it's the increased number of custom-built Web Applications that are targeted.