Business Practice

The way we do things and how we behave have a big impact on the growth and success of our business. This section gives you guidance on running your business properly.

ISO9001: Route to Agile and Resilient Business?

By Elizabeth Pearce, Director, EJP Limited

ISO9001 is an internationally recognised Quality Management Standard which forms the basis of a Continuous Improvement System.

If done properly, the time invested in implementing ISO9001 is worthwhile, and results in helping a business to become both Agile and Resilient- something we all need today.

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Finding and Delivering the Pathway Through Covid-19

By Elizabeth Pearce, EJ Pearce

“You have to be fast on your feet and adaptive or else strategy is useless”
(Charles de Gaulle)

All too often we set up plans that for a number of reasons fall by the wayside over time – we are all too familiar with the list of tasks to do as we head to our place of work in the morning , only to find that the day takes over and the list forgotten. This leaves us personally dissatisfied and the business no further forward.

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Keeping Confident through Difficult Times

By Kevin Ward, Conatus Financing Solutions

It’s difficult when times are tough and the Covid-19 crisis has brought a lot of uncertainty to businesses. Our natural reaction in difficult times is to plough on and assume everything will be okay but the pandemic is unprecedented in affecting everyone and has left many people considering their options for moving forward.

Published in Suffolk Director Magazine, Construction, 2018

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The Changing Face of PR in a Crisis…

…and not just any old crisis!

By Rachael Jackson MCIPR, travel PR and crisis communications specialist

In these turbulent and seemingly apocalyptic times, when nothing is normal and life has been turned on its head, there has never been a greater need to be ‘human’. Valuing life, loving laughter, being kind: in how we interact with each other, whether via a screen, through the newfound wonders of Zoom and Houseparty, over the ‘phone or through a window…at a safe two-metre distance, of course!

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Suffolk Freight forwarders keep things Moving

According to the British International Freight Association (BIFA), the crisis caused by Covid-19 is delivering greater understanding of the key role of freight forwarders to the authorities and the wider audience that rely on the commodities being delivered through international supply chains.

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