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Is cyber security really something that should worry me?

According to the 2015 Information Security Breaches Survey for the Dept for Business Innovation & Skills, 91% of large organisations had a security breach with an average cost of data breach of between £1.46m and £3.14m in the year 2014-15. This does not count the loss of brand image they must then make up and the customers they have to replace following the exodus of affronted clients that had

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How strong and resilient are your staff? How do they cope when the pressure is on at work? Or even when things are ticking along nicely? If your staff are emotionally healthy and happy, then you are lucky because these days it seems mental health illness is on the increase, or arguably, society is getting better at recognising and dealing with mental health concerns. Whichever it is, the stigma

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By Business Coach and Author Jackie Jarvis

“Clarity! That is the biggest prize you are looking for. To feel clear and sure and stable – that is what you desire” Abraham Hicks

When I looked into the pond it was clouded with mud, there seemed like there was nothing I could do to make the water clear. In the end, I just sat down at the water’s edge and enjoyed the view. In a while, I

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Grow trust, grow your business

As Bo Bennett once said; ‘For every good reason there is to lie, there is a better reason to tell the truth.’ What better reason is there than in business?  Business relationships, just like personal ones, require trust as a fundamental principle. Without it, how can you be sure who you’re in bed with?- so to speak. 

Trust itself is a complex principle, one that takes time and effort to

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10 points to remember when presenting to a foreign audience

I am only half English and have a wife from two national backgrounds, neither of which is England. I have presented and worked with people all over the world on all five continents. The following are some points derived from my experience and mistakes!

1. Keep it extremely simple

This refers not necessarily about the point you are making, but the approach and language you use. Absolutely no

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HEART of business MasterClass - Developing and Updating Business Strategy

A programme of workshops created by HEART of business members exclusively for HEART of business members, and their selected guests. The MasterClass Programme is designed to provide CPD, and aligns with our goal “to inspire personal and business growth”.

The programme enables members to work collaboratively, with many added benefits that flow from attending the workshops. The next event on

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Why should I get a third party to review my business?

Sometimes business owners/MD's need someone outside of the business to:

  • Clarify the direction and focus the business should take to maximise shareholder value,
  • Take a high-level view of ideas and plans,
  • Support personal or team development,
  • Provide resources to enable challenges to be overcome.

Help yourself and your business success with this Business Review Programme

This programme is

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Heart of business Club Events Diary

Build high-quality professional relationships, develop yourself and win new business referrals.

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