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A lesson in innovation from a Scottish Media Icon that is still operating 233 years on

Innovation maintains competitive edge, and it’s not the preserve of start-ups. One business struck hard by digital disruption has shown that in the past week. HeraldScotland.com reported an impressive 5.3million unique users (the number of individual readers using its news … Continued

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The Living Wage: Pushing Up the Price of Your Pint?

It’s been heralded as the solution to struggling low-pay earners but increasing numbers of big players in the hospitality industry have hinted that they expect to raise their prices following the rising living wage. The hourly rate is due to … Continued


Opt In for Charities – A Viable Business Model?

Following the suicide of charity fundraiser Olive Cooke public faith in charities is at an all-time low, and the Institute of Fundraising (IoF) recently announced a change to the Code of Fundraising Practice. The new change bans charities from selling … Continued

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A Sign That Brand Loyalty Is Dying?

In the past we’ve written about the importance of listening to your customers and giving them what it is that they want. After all, if you don’t listen to them someone else will. At the time, the example we used … Continued


Lessons To Be Learned From Tesco

You may have seen in the news this week about supermarket giant, Tesco, and its drop in sales. Although troubling for those associated with Tesco there may actually be a lesson to be learned for other businesses here. It’s been … Continued