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eCom Scotland helps The HR Booth deliver as a Kickstart Gateway

The HR Booth – a member of the ‘Friends of eCom’ collaboration initiative - has been appointed a Kickstart Gateway, under the UK Government’s initiative to create job placements for 16 to 24 year-olds who are on Universal Credit. As a Kickstart Gateway, The HR Booth will be supporting employers with the Kickstart programme, working [...]

Carers Scotland recognises eCom Scotland as an Established Caring Employer

The digital learning and assessment specialist eCom Scotland has been awarded ‘Established Employer’ status within Carer Positive - a Scottish Government funded initiative, developed with the support of partners in Scotland’s private, public and voluntary sectors. In recognising eCom as a Carer Positive Established Employer, Carers Scotland, which operates the scheme on behalf of the [...]

By | February 8th, 2021|Categories: Business, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

SoConnect Endorses Networking and Collaboration Initiative from eCom Scotland

The digital learning and assessment specialist, eCom Scotland, is not alone in discovering that its ‘Friends of eCom’ initiative is proving beneficial, especially in these unusual and challenging business times.   “Friends of eCom is an initiative set up to enable us to work collaboratively with other like-minded, forward thinking companies,” explained eCom’s Managing Director, [...]

What’s in a Name?

#Digitization and #digitalization - are they synonymous or are there some subtle differences between them? What's in a name? - As #shakespeare said. Read - and/or hear - Bob Little's views on this subject - on the Czech Republic-based 'Education Online' website at https://www.educationonline.cz/whats-in-a-name/ 

By | February 2nd, 2021|Categories: Business, Business Technology, Learning|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

eCom Scotland’s advice to those wanting to do business with post-Trump USA

Wendy Edie, the Managing Director of the digital learning and assessment specialist eCom Scotland, is joining some of Scotland’s top business leaders to discuss how to be successful at doing business with customers in the United States of America.   Wendy is speaking during a virtual event organised by the Scottish North American Business Council [...]

By | February 2nd, 2021|Categories: Business, Learning|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

eCom Scotland Explains Key Steps to Digital Transformation Success

A recently published e-Book from the digital learning and assessment specialist, eCom Scotland, outlines the five key steps to digital transformation success.   Written in the wake of the business challenges brought about by the worldwide Covid-19 pandemic among other issues, the e-Book examines the question, ‘What skills will your workforce need to ensure your [...]

Ten Steps to Business Development Success

Being creative, coming up with new ways of doing things, getting attention, and, generally, being successful are crucial – in business and in ‘non-business’ life. Here are ten tips on what you can do to become more successful.   Read/ listen to the ‘creative catalogues’ every day. These creative catalogues are newspapers and business/news-related radio [...]

By | May 22nd, 2017|Categories: Business|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Seven Mistakes and Eight Ways to Impress

Management consultant Hilary Briggs has identified seven key mistakes that business owners continue to make - and that often lead to the death of their company: Doing too much yourself You don’t know what you don’t know (ie you don’t appreciate your lack of skills and/or knowledge) Growing too quickly before your model is proven [...]

By | May 8th, 2017|Categories: Business|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Workplace Matters sponsors St Albans’ Leadership in Business Network

Through its consultancy arm, Workplace Matters, an ecumenical charity which takes Christian values into the workplace, is running a ‘Leadership in Business Network’. In particular, the Network will be holding three evening meetings - on 22nd September, 23rd October and 27th November – at The Vineyard Centre, 7 Brick Knoll Park, St. Albans, AL1 5UG, [...]

Book Review (number 5) : Learning a Living

Valerie Hannon, Sarah Gillinson and Leonie Shanks Published by: Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Publishing ISBN: 978-99921-95-55-0   ‘Learning’ is not a topic that has attracted many ‘coffee table books’ but Learning a Living fits the category perfectly. Beautifully illustrated with photographs by Reza Deghati, the book explores ways to rebuild the relationship between education and the [...]

By | February 6th, 2013|Categories: Business, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments