Routes to innovation

Innovation has proven a popular topic and it’s one we’re keen to explore further. Who better to continue the conversation with than Professor Fiona Lettice, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research & Innovation) of the University of East Anglia. As...

Forging a bright future

“Today is the great age of engineering and talent. East Anglia’s manufacturing and engineering sector has a bright future” observes Jamie Thums, Chairman of New Anglia Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering (NAAME) A “Top 100 Manufacturing Figure”, Chair of the...

The road to logistics

Moves to tackle the HGV driver shortage have received a huge boost as the Government agreed to award vital funding for the Road Haulage Association’s (RHA) programme to get more people driving Britain’s lorries. Road...

‘Frugal innovation’ isn’t just for developing countries:

Jaideep Prabhu. Professor of Marketing at Cambridge Judge Business School It’s a global movement that democratises innovation, with implications for policymakers and companies of every size and shape What is frugal innovation? Frugal innovation is the creation of...

The impact of Brexit on Immigration Law – what employers need to know

Immigration rules can change rapidly and employers must ensure they and their workforce are protected. Brexit discussions are ongoing and there is still uncertainty about when and how the United Kingdom (UK) will leave the...

Harnessing design thinking

Have you ever wondered how entrepreneurs come up with good ideas? One tool employed to spark innovation is design thinking, Dr Ivano Bongiovanni speaks to Ellen Rossiter about the benefits the process brings to businesses....

What are the essential skills today’s marketers need to know?

A successful marketer today requires a wider set of skills than ever before, excelling in creativity, number-crunching, networking, and flexible working. But how do you know which skills to look to add to your...

Four things employers can do today to improve staff wellness

Happy and healthy staff feel more fulfilled, go home feeling valued and will do a better job. It sounds like a straight-forward statement, yet this is not the case for a lot of people. And...

Wellbeing in the Workplace: A Corporate Investment

All of us as human beings are vulnerable to stresses and challenges with our wellbeing and mental health, both within work and at home. The first step to managing this, like anything, is to...

Leadership, development and company culture

Your business is reliant on your people. Enhancing the personal and professional development of your employees is in the best interests of the company. Taking a holistic approach to people management by aligning development with...