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As a friend of directors, partners and business owners, SAW Media is the publishing house for Suffolk Director and Norfolk Director magazines, which all have one very simple aim, to help you run your business better.

Here is some of the business news making the headlines in the region.

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The latest Suffolk issues

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Lead Interview: Guy Nicholls

Owner, Tru7 Group

Our lead interview in the AGILE issue of Suffolk Director business magazine is Guy Nicholls, Owner at Tru7 Group

Published in Suffolk Director Magazine, Summer 2021

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Futureproofing your brand

By Jonathan Perlmutter, Birkett Long

At Birkett Long, we are lucky enough to be able to work with some very well-known brands. Some of them are almost as old as the firm itself, while others are recognised in households across the world.

Published in Suffolk Director Magazine, Summer 2021

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Upward trend in home improvements due to the pandemic

By David Clarke, IDSystems

Even though it is not by choice, the past year has seen many Brits spend more time at home than ever before.

Published in Suffolk Director Magazine, Summer 2021

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Looking closer to home for new opportunities

By David Dodds, Sackers
Like many organisations, we have adapted as a result of the pandemic; what has happened has made us look at every aspect of our business, our processes, our staff and our productivity.

Published in Suffolk Director Magazine, Summer 2021

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Escaping Everyday Life at the Juliette John Wellness Spa

For those of you that are busy professionals and looking to step away from a life that is permanently on the go; even if it’s just for a couple of hours, then the answer is on hand at the Juliette John Wellness Spa in Ipswich.

Published in Suffolk Director Magazine, Summer 2021

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Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Academies Trust

By Lawrence Chapman, SENDAT
Multi-academy trust and charity, the Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Academies Trust (SENDAT), provides special education and specialist provision in the eastern region.

Published in Suffolk Director Magazine, Summer 2021

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Agility could be the key to business success

By Carole Burman, MAD-HR
How will we reflect on the learnings for our businesses as we look back over the pandemic-impacted period; how do you assess accomplishment under such unusual and exceptional circumstances?
Published in Suffolk Director Magazine, Summer 2021

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Good leaders lead by example

By Ben Gray, SSA – Personal Training Gym

If you look at your organisation and your team and see aspects you find unacceptable, it is likely that the breakdown and diversion from the culture you had hoped to create… probably started with you.

Published in Suffolk Director Magazine, Summer 2021

The latest Norfolk issues

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Flexible support based on client needs

By Fiona Portway, Bay Tree VA

At Bay Tree VA our business model is based around our flexibility to client need. Not just to the services they require but us quickly embracing their style of working, adopting new software and getting up to speed with industries that may be new to us.

Published in Norfolk Director Magazine, Summer 2021

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The end of 9 to 5 office working?

By Jeanette Wheeler, Birketts

The standard 9 to 5 working day has dominated the office-based labour market for years, but could this tradition be coming to an end, and how do existing legal obligations fit with a greater appetite for flexible working practices?
Published in Norfolk Director Magazine, Summer 2021

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Providing boosts to business in difficult times

By Lewis Buckley, Credo Asset Finance
It has been a difficult 15 months for most, but Credo Asset Finance has provided support by brokering more than £400m to 8,000 plus local businesses, helping them to invest and achieve their goals of building for the future.
Published in Norfolk Director Magazine, Summer 2021

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Flexible workspaces stimulate creative thinking

By Matt Clarke, LSI Architects
As we emerge from the pandemic and begin to consider how, or even if, we go back to the office, the question we are asking is “what environment do we actually want to return to?

Published in Norfolk Director Magazine, Summer 2021

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Can you Co.nnect With ‘Em All?

By Emma Harrowing, Norfolk Chambers of Commerce

Think Pokémon cards crossed with Top Trumps and you have a set of business trading cards that you can co.nnect with to do better business.

Published in Norfolk Director Magazine, Summer 2021

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Are you opportunity ready?

By Elizabeth Pearce, EJ Pearce Limited
COVID has brought many new challenges, opportunities, and the chance to look at life slightly differently. We better understand how life can throw us a curve ball, and for those running businesses, it has made us look inward into our organisation, to find out how we can streamline our operations and cut costs.
Published in Norfolk Director Magazine, Summer 2021

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Pandemic leads to upward trend in home improvements

By David Clarke, IDSystems

Even though it is not by choice, the past year has seen many Brits spend more time at home than ever before.

Published in Norfolk Director Magazine, Summer 2021

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Developing well rounded individuals

By Lawrence Chapman, SENDAT

Multi-academy trust and charity, the Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Academies Trust (SENDAT), provides special education and specialist provision in the eastern region.

Published in Norfolk Director Magazine, Summer 2021

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