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Making the Leap from Manager to Leader

Small business growth can often stall because of the difficult transition that's required to move from managing to leading the business. Great businesses need inspiring leaders, but this doesn't happen by accident. The 'born leader' is a rarity and moving into a leadership role has to be planned, supported and developed.

Claire Pattison 2 (2)

July 18th, 2017

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The rise of Asian-to-Europe technology

Asian appetite for European technology acquisitions has been growing strongly since 2014, in 2016 acquisitions were approaching the level of those from North America. Over this period, the number of Asian acquisitions of European technology companies more than doubled from 22 deals to 49, whilst the total value of those deals grew by 30 times to $50.4bn.

Nick Horrocks (2) resize

July 18th, 2017

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The Rules of Engagement

When employees are really motivated and engaged there is a perceptible shift in behaviour. They visibly buy in to what the company is trying to achieve and move from merely doing the job that they’ve been given, to thinking more proactively about how they can help their team reach its objectives.

Holly Moore 2

July 18th, 2017

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