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  • Making home working work

    Jun 23, 2020
    Given the requirement for social distancing to slow the spread of coronavirus, employees working from home has suddenly become a necessity in most industries. Here, Nick Howes from Leadership Management International UK offers some tips on how to make it work for you.
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  • Taking control of comms during COVID-19

    Jun 23, 2020
    It is obvious that the current quarantine situation cannot be compared to any previously announced pandemics or crises - this time, the world is shutting down completely. The situation is going to lead to hardly measurable consequences not only for individuals, but also for businesses.
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  • Through adversity we create strength

    Jun 23, 2020
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  • Paradise lost … is the dream finally over for Hong Kong's expats? By David Jordan

    Jun 23, 2020
    It was once the dream-posting for expats keen to further their careers in the booming heart of the Tiger economy. The reality now is very different. Rioting and pro-democracy protests that dragged on throughout much of the summer of 2019 took their toll and expats are leaving the territory in ever increasing numbers.
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  • The time for video surveys is here

    Jun 23, 2020
    Of course, video surveys have been here for a long time but, it seems, treated with some scepticism by many of the traditionalists in the moving industry. How can it be possible to get the cube right by looking through a screen, and how can you build a rapport with the client remotely?
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  • The power of clean shoes

    Jun 23, 2020
    In a career spanning three decades, Mark Jeffery was one of the industry’s leading salesmen with the trust and respect of the HR departments of many of London’s biggest corporate accounts. Steve Jordan spoke to him to find out a little more about those days on the front line and to see what advice he has for today’s sales professionals.
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  • Unprecedented – overused or understated?

    Jun 23, 2020
    Just today, as I write these lines, my family and I have been counting the number of times we have heard the word “unprecedented”. It has been at least 43 times, and we stopped counting just a while ago when we turned off the news.
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  • Training success for Grace

    Jun 23, 2020
    Grace in Australia recently commissioned a new business training system, SAP Litmos, to enhance its training offering to its staff. The project has been a great success.
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  • Cash rules

    Jun 22, 2020
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  • The Age of Acceleration and The Exponential Blindspot

    Jun 22, 2020
    Ray daSilva looks at the concept of exponential growth, how it affects all our lives and how it will continue to do so.
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  • Working from home with Teams

    Jun 22, 2020
    Matt Rhodes from Quiss Technology looks at the benefits of using Microsoft Teams to help employees work from home.
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  • Coronavirus and Landlord Insolvency

    Jun 22, 2020
    Adam Pike of Ansons Solicitors looks at The Coronavirus Act 2020 and its likely impact on commercial landlords and tenants.
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  • A return to sail power

    Jun 17, 2020
    Norsepower is introducing wind power back to the shipping industry to reduce fuel consumption, reduce environmental emissions and reduce transit times.
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  • For the record

    Jun 16, 2020
    A look at the world of records management and how it is evolving for the digital age, by Karen Truebody, International Director, AGS Records Management.
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  • Sale and leasebacks: sacrifice or a saviour?

    Jun 16, 2020
    This has been a strange year so far with many moving businesses struggling in the face of lockdowns the world over. Desperate times sometimes require desperate measures and if the cash runs out, the need to raise money quickly becomes an imperative. Here, James Polo-Richards of Wright Hassall Solicitors looks at sale and leaseback strategy for property and how it can play a major role in fundraising efforts.
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  • Don’t take risks with compliance after Brexit

    Jun 16, 2020
    With borders being more difficult to negotiate following Brexit, Lloyd Firth from law firm WilmerHale warns against the temptation of facilitation payments.
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  • Walking with Shakespeare and Newton

    Jun 12, 2020
    Steve Jordan interviews Edward Miles, a 28-year-old mover from London who has taken a positive view of the COVID-19 lockdown and made his company better for the experience.
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  • Tony Allen: And finally... Idle hands

    Apr 19, 2020
    This morning I walked down into town to buy Mrs Allen a birthday card. I guess this will be the last time I’ll be making this journey for some time, as I must now conform to current virus edicts.
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  • With you wherever you are

    Apr 06, 2020
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  • The challenges of BAR

    Apr 05, 2020
    The British Association of Removers (BAR), represents the professional moving industry in the UK. As such it has its challenges and is often the subject of criticism. Steve Jordan talked to Ian Studd, BAR Director General, to explore some of these and the approach the Association takes to ensure that it meets the expectations of its members and their customers.
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