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The Big Story - Nice Guys Finish Last

The Big Story – Nice Guys Finish Last

Upon his inauguration, he seemed to be a man that might change the world; a man who was full of promise; a man who had grand plans to actually change the way the USA was run.

Elon Musk

Rocket Man

Paypal founder, Tesla inventor and now NASA launch contractor – Elon Musk

Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton

Maarten Hoffmann asks if Hillary Clinton is going to be the first female leader of the free world…

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Focus RS

With easy steering and an impressive engine, the Focus RS has the ability to entice customers, no matter the price.

John Cooper Works Mini

Imagine a swift mini with plenty of character and power… Introducing the John Copper Works Mini.

Happy Birthday BMW

It’s the 100th birthday of the BMW and what better time to look back at the history of the successful German manufacturers!

Preparing For A Dawn Raid

Dawn Raids are usually completely unexpected. This articles gives expert advice on avoiding any issues if one takes place.

Special Delivery

An insight on how to perfect your email marketing campaign and capture the reader’s attention.

The Birchwood Group

An insight to The Birchwood Group with their marketing director Paula Kemp

Audi TTS Roadster

The Audi TT has always divided opinion, but the Audi TTS is the most rapid variant yet.

In For The Long Haul

Ranging from baggage handling to the technology of teleportation, Uniglobe discusses the recent travel news.

Do It The Rivervale Way

Rivervale have an illustrious history in Brighton and are now expanding into a new and unique building to increase their great services.

Reader Review

The Ford Mustang is capacious and looks the part, but what other technologies does the car incorporate?

Tribunal Trip Ups

Tribunal Trip Ups

Top 10 mistakes employers make in the Employment Tribunal by Tony Hyams-Parish, Partner and Head of Employment at Rawlison Butler.

Vauxhall Zafira Tourer

Vauxhall Zafira Tourer

The original Zafira was the first compact seven-seater on our streets and now, with the launch of the Tourer, it is even more practical.

Shake Hands In... Tokyo

Shake Hands In… Tokyo

The 2020 Olympics’ host city is full of fascinating culture and meeting venues with mesmerising views.

Sussex Business Awards 2016

Sussex Business Awards 2016

The Sussex Business Awards launches in July and is set to celebrate yet another exciting year of regional business success.

Powering Up Your Database

Powering Up Your Database

Stuart Sutherland from Direct Marketing specialists Nova Direct, explains how they build mail and email databases and how they avoid irresponsible mailing.

National Living Wage

Is it good news for employees, but bad news for local business? asks Maxine Reid, Restructuring Partner at Kreston Reeves.

Metall Guru

Metall Guru

Chris Coopey, ex-engineer and Partner at Sussex-based chartered accountants, Carpenter Box, announces the launch of a new business forum on 12th July.

In For The Long Haul

In For The Long Haul

Global Travel Management Managing Director Scott Pawley gives the inside perspective on business travel in the face of increased globalisation.

Finalists Announced

Finalists Announced

Twenty-five companies from across the District have been named as finalists each hoping to win one or more of the eleven trophies up for grabs.

Jeep Grand Cherokee

Jeep Grand Cherokee

It has presence and is big and spacious, but what else is there to make of a Jeep built by the Italians?

Jaguar XF

Jaguar XF

The XF was the first effort by the then new owners of Jaguar, Tata, who purchased the company from Ford.

Seeing Is Believing

Seeing Is Believing

Live video and The Future of Business Marketing by Shea Bennett, Head of Digital Marketing at Identity.

The Entrepreneurial Rollercoaster

The Entrepreneurial Rollercoaster

Fiona Anderson, Entrepreneurial Development Manager for NatWest, looks back on her first year of running Brighton’s Entrepreneurial Spark initiative.

Cultural Differences In Business

Cultural Differences In Business

Tips for avoiding faux pas when working abroad by Alyssa Bantle, Global Curriculum Manager, Intercultural & Language Training, Crown World Mobility.

Top 10 Tips For Awards Success

Top 10 Tips For Awards Success

Entries are flooding in for the Brighton and Hove Business Awards and it is essential that companies effectively showcase their achievements to stand out.

In At The Deep End

In At The Deep End

Under Young Enterprise’s flagship Company Programme, students find out what it’s really like to set up and run a business

Here The Wind Blows

Here The Wind Blows

Students from the University of Portsmouth Business School has won a competition for its contribution to the region’s offshore wind farm industry

Skoda Octavia vRS

Skoda Octavia vRS

Skoda, following their purchase by Volkswagen in 1994, are now utterly reliable, well built and make a very sensible purchase.

Audi R8 V10

Audi R8 V10

Who doesn’t love a supercar? Total arts-of-work-on-wheels that are good enough to lick and fast enough to rip your face off. What’s not to love?

Vauxhall Insignia

Vauxhall Insignia

The Ford Mondeo has held sway over this mid-range sector for quite some time and all things must come to an end.

Gatwick Diamond Forum

Gatwick Diamond Forum

It’s important to understand why major employers and investors put their time and money into our Gatwick Diamond

Shake Hands In... Las Vegas

Shake Hands In… Las Vegas

Fun, fun, fun awaits delegates in the entertainment capital of the US – as well as meeting options for companies of all sizes, says Rose Dykins

Travel - Travel Tips

Travel – Travel Tips

Every day millions of hours are spent travelling for business around the world. Gillian Tans gives her top business travel hacks to make your next work trip even simpler and stress-free.

The World Is Changing

The World is Changing…

Two well-known firms of accountants and business advisers in Sussex and Kent are planning to merge this summer.

The Business Network

The Business Network

Face-to-face networking remains an important element of many businesses’ marketing, but it doesn’t come naturally to everyone.

The Future Is Now

Interview with Shéa Bennett, Head of Digital Marketing at Identity Group

Headwinds

Following the Chancellor’s budget it’s easy to miss some of the good things that will benefit businesses.

Mercedes-Benz E-Class

Mercedes-Benz E-Class

This is the most comprehensive mid-life facelift ever carried out by Mercedes, and that’s quite some claim.

BMW X5 40e

BMW X5 40e

The electric/hybrid market continues apace, the Bavarian Motor Works have come up with their latest incarnation – a hybrid X5.

Shake Hands in Berlin

Shake Hands In… Berlin

The German capital has first class facilities for business, plus the quirkiness and poignant history to captivate your team.

Global Growth

Global Growth

Nineteen years ago, just after getting married, Scott and Natalie Pawley launched a business-travel company in Horsell.

Is Lone Working Safe

Is Lone Working Safe?

In the age of no win, no fee compensation, is it time to review your lone working policies and procedures?

The Unconventional Convention

The Unconventional Convention

The Acumen Business Convention brings together business leaders from across the South East for a day of inspiration.

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

Mitsubishi was originally known as a shipping company and was started by three brothers way back in 1870.

Second Marriages

Second Marriages

If you are embarking on a second or subsequent marriage then there are important legal points to consider.

Platinum Style - Style Icons

Platinum Style – Style Icons

Style is notoriously difficult to pin down; many people are fashionable but relatively few are truly stylish. In my opinion, it comes down to simplicity, elegance and individuality.

Masters Learn From Masters

Masters Learn From Masters

Students at Portsmouth Business School recently spent a week learning from those who have experienced one of the world’s most tumultuous economies.

Here to Stay

Here to Stay

To celebrate the 20th anniversary, Ian Trevett spoke to the Headmaster, Tim Manly, and Registrar, Debs Treyer-Evans, who was originally appointed to oversee the transition to a fully co-ed school.

Audi S1

Audi S1

Petrol heads might recall the phenomenal Sport Quattro S1, now we have the chance to buy a road going version, albeit somewhat tamer, in the shape of the S1 Quattro road car.

PEUGEOT 508 SW GT

Peugeot 508 SW GT

The brand that most of us wrote off a few years back have thrown their hat into the ring with a competent and well built estate car.

Accountants In The Cloud?

Accountants In The Cloud?

Chris Coopey, Partner at Carpenter Box, celebrates the firm’s recent success at the Xerocon Awards in London and takes a look at the impact the internet – and ‘the cloud’ – is having on business today.

Surinder Arora - A Very Successful Mistake

Surinder Arora – A Very Successful Mistake

Surinder Arora was a bit of a surprise for his parents, and he has continued to surprise with his incredible rise to become one of the best-known hoteliers and businessmen in the UK. Surinder told his fascinating story to PBM…

Shake Hands In... Dubai

Shake Hands In… Dubai

Wanting to wow your employees with a wealth of superlatives and inspire them to aim high? The UAE capital holds the key.

Travel - Flights of Fancy

Travel – Flights of Fancy

Global Travel Management Managing Director Scott Pawley gives an insight into how the ultimate in first class flying can provide a viable option

Lloyds Help Production

Lloyds Help Production

A food manufacturer based in St Leonards-on-Sea has purchased two new production lines to increase its capacity and service more orders, with the support of a £240k facility from Lloyds Bank.

A Calculated Outsourcing of Accounts

A Calculated Outsourcing of Accounts

Cost has historically been the main catalyst that instigates discussions about outsourcing. However, a more recent development highlights the trend toward improving overall business performance becoming the main initiating focus for outsourcing.

Gray Matters

Gray Matters

How do you manage such a diverse collection of regions and countries with their individual issues?

Business Expo – Spring Forward

Business Expo – Spring Forward

The annual We Mean Business Expo and Croydon Ecodrive Motorshow is moving from autumn to spring in 2016 to give participating firms a major boost.

The Cow Parade - Surrey Hills Enterprise

The Cow Parade – Surrey Hills Enterprise

Supported by some of the county’s leading business figures, Surrey Hills Enterprise has launched a novel promotional campaign to broaden awareness of its work aimed at bringing the beauty of the Surrey Hills to a larger audience.

Young Talent in the Manor

Young Talent in the Manor

Thales in Manor Royal once again played host to this year’s 2016 Young Start-up Talent Gatwick Diamond finals, where five promising businesses were put under scrutiny in a bid to discover who will be the 2016 winner of the prize fund worth £50k of business products and services.

A Head for Heights - and Leadership

A Head for Heights – and Leadership

The man who trains and leads people with disabilities to conquer mountains at the highest level of the sport is the guest speaker at Portsmouth Business School on April 20.

Double Award for DMH Stallard

Double Award for DMH Stallard

It has been an exciting start to the year for DMH Stallard, who has picked up a remarkable two awards at Insider’s South East Dealmakers Awards 2016.

There is an Alternative

There is an Alternative

Over 130 people gathered recently at the Hawth Theatre in Crawley to discuss the many alternative funding options available to businesses of all shapes and sizes.

Entrepreneurial Spark

Entrepreneurial Spark

Entrepreneurial Spark’s Entrepreneur Awards will help dozens of businesses to grow.

National Apprenticeship Week

National Apprenticeship Week

As we celebrate National Apprenticeship Week this month, NatWest’s Daryl Gayler looks at how Sussex businesses can benefit from taking on an apprentice…

The Kitchen Sink

The Kitchen Sink

It is rare that the launch of a car has so much riding on its success. The Jaguar XE is one such car, and the company has thrown the kitchen sink at ensuring it is a huge success.

The Magnificent Seven

The Magnificent Seven

The battle at the top of the sub-£100,000 luxury car tree has always been between the Mercedes S-Class and the BMW 7-Series, with continuous one-upmanship as each company produces the next generation of the model.

Peugeot 208 GTi Sport

Peugeot 208 GTi Sport

If you still hanker after that youthful joy of a hot hatch having spent fun summer days with the 205 GTi, then you are in for a treat.

Easter Holidays

Easter Holidays

Now the festive season is over, many families are planning for the summer holidays and many more are planning their next break.

The American Dream

The American Dream

Ten small South East companies travelled to New York to explore the possibilities of exporting to America. Ian Trevett joined them on their business adventure.

Shake Hands in Copenhagen

Shake Hands in Copenhagen

Want to ignite your company’s creative spark? Inspiring cultural values and Michelin-starred brain food await you in the Danish capital.

GREENER STATE OF MIND

Greener State of Mind

Global Travel Management Managing Director Scott Pawley highlights initiatives to achieve a sustainable and greener approach to business travel.

HAVE YOU SIGNED UP TO G-CLOUD?

Have you signed up to G-Cloud?

For many companies, the time and money needed to tender for public sector work has often proved to be a considerable barrier for many years.

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