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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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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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