Clear and compelling social media profiles are key for your online reputation. According to marketing network affilinet, 33% of consumers are influenced by these platforms every month, showing the rising importance of social media engagement.
We are facing an increasingly widening national skills shortage. In a 2016 Confederation of British Industry survey, 69% of UK businesses admitted that they are worried about not being able to find enough highly-skilled staff, rising from 55% the year before. With businesses increasingly competing for this top talent, you need to know how to make your firm attractive to potential hires.
Children are increasingly interacting with their peers online, using social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram on the go, via mobile. It’s important that as a parent, you are aware of how your children interact with others online, to prevent them from experiencing or engaging in cyber bullying and keep them safe.
Consumers are increasingly utilising online financial services, allowing them to handle money conveniently and via smartphones. Consequently, digital financial services firms are fast-becoming targets for cyber-thieves. Tesco Bank was recently subjected to a hack, which saw money stolen from thousands of its customers, sparking a major reputational crisis for the Tesco Plc-owned firm.
The latest news from Google is potentially industry-changing, as it has announced that mobile search will be the priority ahead of desktop in the coming months.
When turkey farmer Bernard Matthews passed away in 2010, the brand he left behind bearing his name was in crisis. In 2013 private equity firm Rutland Partners invested £25m into Bernard Matthews Farms and its German subsidiary was sold for £11.9m in the summer of 2016.