New think tank seeks to influence thinking on disability iat work

A new think tank has launched today to mark the United Nations’ International Day of Persons with a Disability. Called ‘The Forum’, the think tank seeks to increase the participation of employers and disabled people in the development of economic and social policy at a UK level. Business Disability Forum …

11 best pricing strategies for your dropshipping store

Dropshipping is an eCommerce solution for entrepreneurs who want to do business online without the hassle of carrying physical goods. The pricing strategy can be a significant source of competitive advantage for your dropshipping store. Choosing the right products and suppliers is essential. However, if you get your pricing wrong, …

Former eBay Manager Kristy Withers Creates $7 Million Children’s Furniture Brand

By Shyamli Thakur As the self-motivated founder of Incy Interiors, a family-run business which specializes in beautiful designer furniture for babies and children, Kristy Withers has created a much-loved brand with a myriad of furniture options for babies to adults. A former marketing manager at eBay, Withers found herself hunting …

You’ll Never Be a Design Specialist by Generalizing Your Skills

I’m going to talk about something controversial today. Everyone strap in and brace yourselves. Freelance designers like to encourage newbies entering the industry to learn as many skills</ as they can to make themselves attractive as a job candidate. This is well-meaning advice that undoubtedly comes from a good place. …

A fantastic workplace does not have to be innovative, just fantastic

A recent report from AWA, Global Workplace Analytics and Haworth identified that over half of those surveyed in 130 organisations work in assigned positions. What was more interesting – than the report was the positioning of the key findings – the message being that in many respects organisations were denying …

Get motivated by 6 unique stories of small retail businesses on .STORE domains

There’s something so intriguing about people’s stories. Whether it’s a tale of success or struggle, storytelling is the most effective tool when it comes to engaging an audience. The good news is that there are spellbinding stories all around us — stories that can inspire us in ways we didn’t expect. …