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Monday 1 September, 2014 Managing Director of  Citipeak Promotions, Nick Johnson , gives 4 top tips on how to become a better business leader. A common misconception about business leadership is that it all revolves around the personal qualities of the manager. The truth is that to become a successful manager, the development of the company must be seen as a group effort. Professional growth is no longer just about an individual, rather the company as a whole. Citipeak Promotions, an outsourced sales and marketing firm based in London, is run by successful business owner and leader, Nick Johnson. The firm was established in early 2010 and has since expanded  its market reach to other major UK cities including Birmingham, Newcastle, Cardiff and Manchester. The firm’s continued success has been attributed to many things; one major factor is the leadership mentality th... (more)

Make Time For Success In 2013

Thursday 10 January, 2013 Make Time For Success In 2013 The New Year represents the perfect opportunity for people to break from the failings and issues that have held them back in previous years. The passing of the years should be taken as a new broom to sweep away the barriers that stop individuals and small businesses from achieving success but all too often, the mistakes of previous years are not heeded. It can be difficult, even risky, to take bold steps to transform the way that people interact and behave in a business sense but for any budding entrepreneur that wants to ma... (more)


Tuesday 5 March, 2013 • Interview process for a new job lengthens by 1.5 hours • Number of roles requiring aptitude or technical testing doubles to 29% • Employers take 5 weeks and 6 days to fill a role, up from 3 weeks and 4 days five years ago • Interviewees relying on internet to prepare take twice as long to secure a role Over the past five years the interview process has lengthened by more than a quarter for the average successful applicant, according to research by the specialist recruiter Randstad. Brits who successfully changed jobs in the last year spent 27% longer on the in... (more)

FreeFrom Food Potential £100 Million Untapped Market

Monday 2 September, 2013 A £100 million untapped freefrom food service market - and that is for gluten-free food alone! Coeliac UK, the leading gluten-free charity, estimates that the as yet untapped market for gluten-free food alone tops £100 million - and that is not including those who want or need to eat dairy-free, or nut free or egg free. An appealing figure... As of December 2014, all food service outlets will need to be able to provide information about any of the major allergens in their food. Under EU regulations coming into force in mid December 2014, all food service ou... (more)

Rebellious Soul In A Conservative Society

Monday 30 September, 2013 Arina Pritch is a smart, savvy and determined lady who tilts her new Spring/Summer 2014 collection for the PRITCH woman towards a more fun, social and relaxed inclination. Being as tough as nails at work is tempered with a softer world view that strikes a perfect balance in the work-life relationship. Simply slip on a supple leather jacket as you go out the door and enter your other reality. PRITCH's new range throw distinct silhouettes and designs, stretching the colour palette to include classic neutral and mixed white, flowing into look-at- me red, sh... (more)