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The benefits of networking

Successful networking can bring a range of business benefits, but there are pitfalls to avoid. WeAreTheCity founder Vanessa Vallely shares her insight into how to get the most out of

UK’s happiest places to work revealed

Yorkshire and the Humber is the happiest place to work, according to a new survey of British workers. Research into workplace happiness by Happiness Works for recruitment firm Robert Half

UK firms blighted by patchy mobile coverage

Businesses in all parts of the UK, particularly rural areas, are experiencing full or partial “not-spots” in their mobile coverage according to new research. A survey of over 1,400 businesses

Also in the news this week - 19 May 2017

Ransomware threat to SMEs The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) is warning UK small businesses to take urgent steps to protect themselves from future cyber ransomware attacks. As well as