UK DIRECTOR MAGAZINES

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The latest Suffolk issues

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Make sustainability your business legacy

By David Dodds, Sackers

You will read a lot in this issue about how legacy impacts businesses in different ways. Yet, even though we are all more environmentally aware than ever, sustainability isn’t necessarily one of them.
Published in Suffolk Director magazine, Summer|Autumn 2022

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Action-oriented free business club enables leaders to share experience

By Nick Lindsay, a Pendleton Global Partner
Today, many SME businesses look to the future with increasing uncertainty. There are significant global challenges, and the UK economy is struggling.
Published in Suffolk Director magazine, Summer|Autumn 2022

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Festival of Suffolk business expos reach new generation

As the country celebrates the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee year, a county-wide ‘Festival of Suffolk’ is bringing together a range of events, including a series of business expos.

Published in Suffolk Director magazine, Summer|Autumn 2022

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What is a legacy and how is it relevant to your business?

By Kevin Ward, Conatus Financing Solutions
Leaving a legacy could mean several different things. Could it mean passing on a business to friends or family in your will, or that you have taken on someone else’s legacy in a company and you wish to make it your own.
Published in Suffolk Director magazine, Summer|Autumn 2022

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Leaving a legacy is not always a good thing in tech

By Chris Pont, IJYI
Legacy is a word often used in the technology sector. Terms such as legacy components, legacy code and legacy infrastructure, refer to things that were implemented in the past but cause problems now.
Published in Suffolk Director magazine, Summer|Autumn 2022

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It’s more important than ever to nurture your staff

By Rebecca Thurlow, Compass Point Recruitment
The events of the past few years have caused most of us to pause and reflect on our lives. It’s made us value our family and friends, but it’s also got many people thinking about their jobs and whether their current role is important to them anymore.
Published in Suffolk Director magazine, Summer|Autumn 2022

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What is our legacy? Never standing still

By Peter Wilson, Cory Brothers

With 180 years of successful trading under your belt, your legacy should be quite clear, shouldn’t it? Well, from our humble beginnings in Cardiff, to becoming a worldwide business with a revered and a respected reputation, Cory’s legacy could be viewed in many ways.
Published in Suffolk Director magazine, Summer|Autumn 2022

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The hidden simplicity of innovation

By Owen Williams, West View IT

When you think innovation, what comes to mind, VR Headsets, AI technology and developers? Or is it all that fancy stuff that computer scientists are doing?

Published in Suffolk Director magazine, Summer|Autumn 2022

The latest Norfolk issues

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Defining your legacy

By Charles Stanley & Co

There comes a point in our lives when we start to think about what impact we have made or could make on our world.

Published in Norfolk Director magazine, Summer|Autumn 2022

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The Royal Norfolk Show 2022

The Royal Norfolk Show is the largest two-day agricultural show in the country, and after a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, this year’s event on Wednesday 29th and Thursday 30th June is shaping up to be bigger than ever.

Published in Norfolk Director magazine, Summer|Autumn 2022

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Let’s talk about succession planning

By Carole Burman, MAD-HR

What is your company’s approach to succession planning? Do you have a strategy? It’s such an important topic for companies of all sizes, and it’s never too early to start planning.

Published in Norfolk Director Magazine, Summer|Autumn 2022

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IoD names East of England Directors of the Year

The Institute of Directors (IoD) East of England revealed the winners of its Director of the Year Awards at a gala dinner at the Radisson Blu Stansted Hotel, hosted by IoD regional chair Biplab Rakshi.

Published in Norfolk Director Magazine, Summer|Autumn 2022

LIFE IS TOO SHORT TO SPEND CHASING SOMEONE ELSE’S DREAM

Life is too short to spend chasing someone else’s dream

By Ross Cracknell, Evolve Business Solutions (EA)

After leaving school in 2006, I joined Digital Copier Systems (Eastern) selling and maintaining photocopiers and printers and I have not looked back since.
Published in Norfolk Director Magazine, Summer|Autumn 2022

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Consider growing your business with apprenticeships

By Katy Dorman, Apprenticeships Norfolk

Apprenticeships Norfolk is the first port of call for businesses that want information about apprenticeships and whether they can work for them.
Published in Norfolk Director magazine, Summer|Autumn 2022

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Life beyond your business

By Nathan Munt, Lucas Fettes Financial Planning

At some point in their working life, most business owners will begin to consider the legacy they intend to leave behind. However, it is equally important not to overlook life beyond your business.
Published in Norfolk Director magazine, Summer|Autumn 2022

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Find flexibility, independence and support

By Jane Cattermole, Bay Tree VA

When I look back, 2008 wasn’t the best time to start my business. Lehman Brothers had collapsed, leading to the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression of 1929.
Published in Norfolk Director magazine, Summer|Autumn 2022

The latest ESSEX issues

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