Kainos pledges to make 100 hires in Birmingham in the next year

West Midlands Mayor, Andy Street, hosts office expansion event to discuss how Birmingham can be a global digital leader Leading provider of digital services and platforms, Kainos, has today announced it has expanded its presence in [...]

How to successfully franchise a small business

By Mike Ryan, Chief Executive, PACK & SEND Franchising is a well-established and successful model for growing a business. In fact, many famous brands in the UK use franchising as a means of growing their brand. [...]

What The @*!$ ? New research, funded by pain experts Nurofen, shows swearing is effective for helping us tolerate pain

New study carried out by Dr Richard Stephens, funded by Nurofen, provides further evidence on the power of swearing to increase pain tolerance Study shows that the f-word can be effective at helping us tolerate pain [...]

How employees’ financial wellbeing impacts small businesses

Stress can have a big impact on all areas of life. Work-related stress can often spill over into our personal lives and vice versa. It might come as little surprise that financial worries are a big contributor to [...]


B2B Marketing & Communications agency, FIG, has bolstered its Marketing Partner Programme portfolio after being appointed by national Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) & Assistive Technology charity, Ace Centre. The High Peak based integrated agency is [...]

Over a third of small business owners have considered closing their businesses in the last year due to late payments

UK small businesses owed an average of £23,360 in late payments on any given day, a 17% year on year increase Domino effect sees suppliers hit as small businesses struggle to pay their own invoices, with [...]