Women in business : building on equality

Adele Reid, MD, ABC+ Warranty - women in construction

In a sector traditionally dominated by men, the construction industry has been a difficult area to promote diversity at senior management levels. However, Business Connect were very pleased to catch up with Adele Reid, Managing Director of ABC+ Warranty, who offers a vital service to the construction sector: Adele – please tell us about your […]

Women in business: banking on diversity

Anne Boden, CEO and Founder, Starling Bank - women in finance

Starling is a UK-based digital bank, disrupting the financial services industry. Founded in 2014 by Anne Boden, leading the way for women in finance, the bank was granted a licence by the Bank of England in July 2016 and launched its first mobile personal current account in May 2017 available as a mobile app for […]

Women in Business : leadership showcase

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The 22nd of September will mark ‘American Business Women’s Day’ celebrated in the US. Business Connect Magazine has put together a feature in support of women Internationally and across the UK, and would very much like to showcase achievements in championing diversity by British businesses. In a government report released earlier this year figures showed […]

Connecting Liverpool businesses to a high speed future

Nxcoms in Liverpool - Gigabit fibre connectivity

Connectivity has become a defining feature for any modern professional business, and any business looking to engage in any marketplace nowadays needs to make sure they’re investing in the fastest, most reliable systems to do so. Business Connect caught up with Andy Thompson, Managing Director of Nxcoms, specialists in next generation business communications, to find […]

Choosing the right equipment hire partner

Mike Annett, Director of Business Development, WowNow Hire - construction equipment hire

Business Connect caught up recently with Mike Annett, Director of Business Development for WowNow Hire, for a chat about the construction equipment hire business and the customers they support. Mike – please tell us more about the company? “WowNow Hire, formerly known as Nationwide Hire, was founded in 1995 by Howard Piper in response to […]

Introducing GC Business Growth Hub’s Innovation Vouchers

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Dharma Nurse, Senior Innovation Development Manager at the Growth Company, spoke to Business Connect about the innovation vouchers initiative. What are Innovation Vouchers? “The Innovation Vouchers allow small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Greater Manchester to apply for up to £5,000 worth of funding to access expertise, research and specialist facilities to accelerate the development […]

World Class Staff, supported by World Class Industry Partners

The Apprenticeship Recruitment Team with Guy Walker, CEO of Talentia Group - apprenticeships at Salford City College

Salford City College Group is a leading provider of post-16 Further Education in the UK. The College Group employ around 700 members of staff to support a student population of around 10,000 students per year, including full-time students, adult learners, apprentices and Higher Education students. Apprenticeships at Salford City College enjoy an incredible reputation for […]

When I find myself in times of trouble…

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If you are listening to the news headlines you would probably believe that all there is are troubles everywhere round the world. Ukraine, Russia, China, Taiwan, France, Dover, gas prices, wheat, inflation, battles over the direction of the country, Northern Ireland, Brexit. Heading for recession here, USA, EU, China slowing down, the euro hitting parity […]

How can UK businesses tackle the energy crisis?

Image of Electricity cooling towers - national energy crisis

In breaking news on the morning of 21 July 2022, Moscow restarted their gas supply to Europe via the Nord Stream 1 pipeline at a reduced capacity, having been shut for works since 11 July, at which point many industry experts feared a partial return would be inevitable. Added to the fact that UK inflation […]

Achieve your ESG goals through cloud computing

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Late last year, COP26 saw world leaders commit to new environmental pledges designed to keep global temperature rises below 1.5°C. Businesses are now considering how they can be instrumental in achieving these targets. At Nybble, we understand the importance of developing solutions that consider our environment. This is one of the many reasons we strive […]