The World Cup kicked off for the first time in 1930 and has remained one of the most popular sporting events ever since. If you need inspiration for longevity, mass appeal and adapting to new technology and trends, this is a good place to look… While it can take a single strong idea to be […]read more
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BLOG: 5 inspiring failures
Failure might seem like a dirty word in business, but it’s pretty inevitable. For an entrepreneur – or anyone looking to progress their career – the chances of getting everything right first time, as you take that next big step, seize new opportunities and act on new ideas, is next to none. As Richard Branson […]read more
BLOG: Get in the business of showing initiative
Walk into any café on any weekday and it’s likely to be wall to wall with people on laptops and iPads, putting in a day’s work over flat whites and smashed avocado on toast… In many ways, running your own business – from anywhere, on any time zone – has never been easier or more […]read more
BLOG: FACT – great recruitment is essential for business success
There are many key elements to creating a successful business but establishing a solid recruitment process is one of the most fundamental.
Many entrepreneurs build their company to a certain point by themselves but get stuck as they struggle to find time toread more
NEWS: Appco UK continues business best practice workshops
Appco UK is running another series of best practice workshops for its outsourced business partners, who work with Appco UK to ensure everyone understands new and updated business and sector regulations for fundraising and field marketing.
With the imminenread more
BLOG: Looking for business motivation? Watch the netball
They might be underdogs in a somewhat hostile territory, but England’s netballers have demonstrated how holding focus under tough conditions pays off. The Roses this week beat No.2-ranked New Zealand – their first-ever Commonwealth Games win over this team – and snagged themselves a semi-finals slot tomorrow. As far as zero-to-hero stories go, this is […]read more
NEWS: Appco UK’s business partners run marketing best-practice event
Appco UK’s business partners ran a skills-sharing workshop in Birmingham on 6 April, designed to provide information and inspiration on recruiting and mentoring professional brand ambassadors, an update on compliance, and share general best practice. The all-day event, co-hosted by Appco UK, saw business owners in the supplier network lead sessions on requirements and best […]read more
BLOG: Entrepreneur in focus – IKEA founder Ingvar Kamprad
Ingvar Kamprad was a teenager when he launched IKEA, and he went on to become a billionaire after pioneering flat-pack furniture. Having assembled our share of Songesands, Bjurstas and Billys, Appco UK looks at what we can learn from this entrepreneur’s story – and ponders why there’s always one screw left over. IKEA founder Ingvar […]read more
NEWS: Appco UK launches its new brand
Appco UK is excited to announce that we officially launched our new brand identity today!
We’ve freshened up our look to ensure it reflects who we are in 2018, and the personable, professional and innovative ethos and culture of our company. So, while we might lookread more
BLOG: Can’t play tennis? Here’s how you can still be a bit like Federer
It might be (more than) two weeks since Roger Federer won the Australian Open – for the sixth time – but we reckon it’s never too late to marvel at Feds and see if we can’t emulate some of his winning ways. In his speech after the match on 28 January, he talkedread more