I’ve just re-read Richard Denny’s fantastic book ‘Selling to Win’, in which he mentions a time management technique that I learnt many, many years ago from an old boss of mine.
Every single one of us has been handed a brochure from time to time – some of it we actually read, some of it we merely scan through. Keep that in mind when you design your brochure; your goal is to maximise the reading, and your goal is to attract interest in your business.
IT IS the £200,000-a-year job nobody wants. For the second time in less than two years, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has hired a chief executive only to see him resign before even starting the job.
It is budget day and the nation’s accountants will be out in their droves, bless ’em. Whether it’s holding the hands of anxious clients or heading for a TV studio to explain George Osborne’s latest inheritance tax reforms, Britain’s beancounters will be energetically earning their corn.
The chief executive of ACCA muses on why women are taking over and other matters
A retired PwC accountant is facing an investigation into his audit work in the lead-up to the collapse of a London-listed outsourcing business five years ago.
Two years ago, Mitchel Galvin started a fashion business from a spare room in his parents’ home, armed with £300, a handful of designs and some blank T-shirts. Now the company, Nicce London, has sales of £2.5 million, 12 staff and deals to supply Asos, Topman and more than 100 independent retailers.
Britain’s corporate governance regulator has dropped an investigation into a senior executive involved in the fall of Torex Retail, who has been jailed for 30 months for conspiring to defraud investors.