Loving Lockdown?

Loving Lockdown? The Joys of Being a Working Parent

Feeling trapped and overwhelmed with family and work life? On this edition of The Business Brunch we are joined by Jessica Mason from Chapman Robinson & Moore, Nicola Wallbank from Julian Taylor Solicitors, Howard Feather from NatWest and Katerina Kurgane, also from Chapman Robinson & Moore as they talk about the pressures of being a parent in lockdown and how they are managing to cope with work and home life.

Digital Poverty in the UK in 2021

Digital Poverty

Many of us take connection to the internet for granted…we have phones, laptops and plenty of them. We all know what it’s like when we lose our mobile or, heaven forbid, internet connection. So imagine living in a world where you don’t have a phone, a laptop or internet connection… how would you get by?

Home Office image by Ivan Samkov

The Home Office of the Future: A Checklist

If you’re not doing it all of the time, you’ll be doing it some of the time and if you’re not doing it at all you’ll be the envy of many who don’t have a choice. ‘Working from home’ sounds great and it was always the ultimate working blag… “yeah, sure you are”.

Oxfordshire Commercial Property market fairs well in troubled times

Whilst news headlines are focusing on the demise of the retail sector a report launched this week by local property experts VSL, shows other areas of Oxfordshire’s commercial property market have been remarkably resilient to the impact of the pandemic.

The Real Meaning Of Business

The Real Meaning of Business

Business has always evolved, but it is now changing like never before, accelerating over recent years and fuelled even more by the extraordinary events of the past year. So, what are these changes, why are they happening and what now is the real meaning of business? Some will say it’s to generate profit or wealth. But that’s just one result and not the main reason for many.

Brexit's impact on fashion exports

Brexit’s Impact on Fashion Exports

Brexit’s impact stretches far and wide, but one area many of us may not have considered is the fashion industry. Jodie Evans, Fashion Business Manager at Olivia May Ltd is joined by Managing Director, Ann
Whorrall and Operations Manager, Olivia Knight who discuss the impact of Brexit on their business, their customers, fashion exports and future strategy.

Being More Inclusive

LGBT History Month

February is LGBT History Month, a great time for businesses to think about how inclusive they really are for LGBT employees and what they can do to become more so.

The challenges ahead on the road to recovery

The challenges ahead on the road to recovery

The path to recovery will not be easy. Decision making by central bankers and politicians in 2021 is arguably more significant than they were in 2020 because they are so finely balanced.

The Future Of Clubhouse

The Future of Clubhouse

Our host for The Business Brunch, Imisi Adefala of Inspiring Action Media was joined by his guest, Adham Alimukhamedov of Stick2Win to discuss the future of Clubhouse, an invitation-only audio-chat social networking app launched in 2020 by software developers Alpha Exploration Co. As of December 2020, it was valued at nearly $100 million with latest valuations exceeding $1 billion. What does the future hold?

Who's top of the posts at B4?

Top Of The Posts at B4

We showcase the best performing B4 member news, articles, podcasts and videos so you can see what content the wider world wants to see – it’s also a great reflection of the amplification certain members are giving their posts.