#7 Ways to Safeguard Staff as They Return to the Workplace

As lockdown restrictions ease, business activities resume and more employees come back to work, UK employers in all industries are facing a variety of employment law issues. As well as complying with new regulations, which will help to prevent the spread of COVID-19, employers must show staff that their health and safety is a priority.  […]

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Being a Rainmaker During COVID-19

Over the last few weeks, we have seen—and will continue to see—survival of the fittest. At Monk’s Hill Ventures, we’ve started bucketing companies into three categories. The first is the ice bucket—any business that should essentially be put on ice during coronavirus. The chances of revenue for some businesses are almost zero this time compared […]

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A Brand’s Greatest Currency In a Pandemic: Empathy and Purpose

Although the term ‘unprecedented’ is now seemingly overused, there seems to be no better term to describe the sheer disruption that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the world. Just take a look at the numbers. To date, there have been 360,298 global deaths, with over 5 million infections worldwide. Moreover, global economies, which showed […]

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3 Major Opportunities That Will Come From This Pandemic

What good can come from all this bad? There’s reason to be optimistic. Throughout history, terrible events have led to great transformations. The bubonic plague of the 1300s led to the modern employment contract. Cholera epidemics of the mid-1800s gave us urban parks and radically improved infrastructure. The 1918 Spanish Flu revolutionized healthcare. What are […]

Starting A Business

Starting a Business That People Need

All businesses succeed by solving real problems, but most people have no idea where to start. How do you pick the products or services you’ll turn into your problem-solving enterprises? Here’s an idea I can roughly guarantee: Look at the work you’ve done in the past. Where were the choke points? What were problems people […]


7 Steps to Starting a Small Business Online

There is a proven sequence of steps you can follow to guarantee your success when you’re starting a small business online. I’ve seen thousands of people start and grow successful businesses by doing the following: Find a need and fill it. Write copy that sells. Design and build an easy-to-use website. Use search engines to […]

Digital Transformation

Why Digital Transformation Is An Effective Crisis Response

The COVID-19 crisis has presented business leaders and their teams with an extraordinary challenge, both professionally and personally. The ‘Great Lockdown’ has seen many organizations transition to remote working environments, forcing shifts in working models that might have taken a decade to within mere weeks. As a result, enabling teams to virtually communicate effectively and […]

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‘Unity, Faith, Discipline, Tolerance and Respect Can Bring Peace and Prosperity’

Kamel Ghribi is one of North Africa’s most successful and prominent businessmen, with a long and prestigious career in the petrochemicals sector. Since his first major role as vice-president of Olympic Petroleum Corporation in New York, at the youthful age of 29, he contemporaneously held the position of president of Olympic Management in Italy until […]


Entrepreneurship Defined: What It Means to Be an Entrepreneur

The road to entrepreneurship is often a treacherous one filled with unexpected detours, roadblocks and dead ends. There are lots of sleepless nights, plans that don’t work out, funding that doesn’t come through and customers that never materialize. It can be so challenging to launch a business that it may make you wonder why anyone […]