A stitch in time…

A stitch in time…

By Nick Heath, Head of Business Development, Seven Investment Management …saves nine is a proverb that I learned as a child. While those of you hoping for a lesson in sewing from me will be disappointed, I’m confident that the phrase’s theoretical point will be...
What makes family businesses unique?

What makes family businesses unique?

Sue Howorth, founder of The Family Business Network has been speaking topically about the make-up of family businesses and what makes them unique. “Recently there have been many discussions focused around family versus commercial culture and how to create a...
Is your business growth suffering due to the tight job market?

Is your business growth suffering due to the tight job market?

Peter Fleming of Business Doctors offers 3 solutions to deal with the productivity conundrum. The national unemployment rate of 4% is the lowest since 1975. Cumbria’s unemployment is 1.9% based on 5,665 claimants out of work. Unemployment across the  region; Barrow,...