Showcase Your Innovation at Innovate 2017

Innovate UK is offering the opportunity to some highly innovative businesses to showcase their innovation for free at Innovate 2017, which will take place in Birmingham on 8 and 9 November.

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Life Is For Learning

Many people in the education sector believe we should learn new things on a continuous basis throughout our lives. But, in reality, is it simple?

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Is Globalisation Good For You?

Globalisation in all its forms is changing the world and for many people that is a bad thing. But what can be done to make sure everyone benefits from its opportunities?

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Jobs of the Future

Recent employment figures have been positive and highlight the trend of rising employment across all sectors. But do the figures tell the whole story?

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Who’s In Charge Of the Internet?

The Internet has grown to dominate the economy and the lives of hundreds of millions of people. But who controls it and who will control it in the future?

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What Does it Take to Be An Entrepreneur?

Entrepreneurs come in all shades and colours and possess a variety of characteristics. But they also share many common traits.

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Are We Living In A Post-Truth World?

The day of the expert is over as facts are increasingly replaced by alternative facts and truth replaced by lies. But why are people letting this happen?

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It’s Time to Support Local Entrepreneurs

The drafting of the recent UK budget raised concerns for entrepreneurs. But it also served to highlight the changing fortunes of those who are self-employed.

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How to Get Ahead At Work

Everyone wants to revel in their work and perform to a level where they are promoted. But as life often belies our plans how do you get ahead?

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Are Business Rates Fit For Purpose?

The government defends its review of the rates system and insists it must collect the same amount of money or more from the business sector. But is the system fit for purpose or is it time for a serious review?

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Tips for Success

Success is the holy grail of life in the twenty-first century, as celebrity lifestyles are paraded and promoted. But even though there isn’t a single formula for success there are oodles of tips.

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Are Young People Getting A Bad Deal?

Young people are getting a poor deal as a result of the choices made by previous generations. But worse is to come as jobs, housing and affordable pensions move out of reach.

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The Art of Selling

Every day all kinds of products and services are sold as we all possess the ability to sell when stirred. But why is selling so seldom talked about as an essential part of business?

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It’s Time To Build An Economy That Works For Everyone

The economy is not performing in a way that works for everyone as politicians struggle to understand what’s happening. But there is a growing plea for answers to the day-to-day problems people face.

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Snapchat: Can It Survive?

Snapchat was founded in 2011 and its claim to fame, and likely fortune, is its ability to allow users to send images and short videos that quickly vanish. But will it be able to compete with other social media giants?

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Omagh Welcomes The Digital Economy

The digital economy is expanding rapidly as it generates jobs, creates fresh industries and disrupts old traditions. But it is also bringing new challenges not least in making sure local businesses don’t get left behind.

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Rebuilding Trust in the Economy

People’s lives are so often occupied with making a living and thinking about the future. But the world is undergoing such change that traditional ways of thinking may no longer be enough.

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Where Have All The Jobs Come From?

Technology in all its forms has been replacing jobs in the workplace for centuries. But employment is rising as more people find work. What is happening?

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How to Get Ahead At Work

Most people want to perform well in their job and get promoted to the next level. But what makes the difference between those who get ahead and those who don’t?

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Welcome To The Revolution!

New technologies are changing the world in unexpected ways as the fourth Industrial Revolution gets underway. But will it be different this time?

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