Managing sparse teams at Christmas

Managing sparse teams at Christmas

The Christmas period is a double-edge sword for companies. How do you meet project deadlines, asks Jason Downes, and keep the business ticking over whilst your team get into the festive spirit?

What type of leader are you?

What type of leader are you?

Sometimes being a strong leader means knowing when to ask for help. Self-awareness can help you to identify the type of leader you are, or would like to be, so that you can get the most from your people.

How do I… avoid cartel behaviour?

How do I… avoid cartel behaviour?

Aziz Rahman, of award-winning business crime solicitors Rahman Ravelli, examines and explains cartel behaviour and advises companies about its risks.

Meet the MD: Matt Jones, Dine

Meet the MD: Matt Jones, Dine

Matt Jones took over from founder Dan Gill as MD of Dine last year, but he’s actually been part of the business since 2001. He explains his career path and future plans.

Atom bank

A family photo of the Atom bank team; the Atom pull brings a unique mix of talent and experience, including global talent too!

A talent magnet

Everything about Atom bank is exceptional.

Ice, ice baby

Ice, ice baby

Josh Sims explores the wonderful world of ice wine – and finds out how these very rare drinks are now having an influence on the whisky industry too.

Let's get retro

Let's get retro

David Brown Automotive combines the best of both worlds, producing cars that look old but drive like new, as Josh Sims reports.

The joy of hidden surprises

The joy of hidden surprises

Christmas came early for the Dyson household when Harrods delivered The Knightsbridge hamper for us to sample for BQ readers, writes Steve Dyson.

Everyone deserves a second chance

Everyone deserves a second chance

Drinks writer Peter Ranscombe samples the first wines imported by Rob Seddon, the star of BBC Two’s Second Chance Summer television series.

Movers & Shakers

Movers & Shakers

A summary of some of December's key appointments, hires and promotions from across England, Scotland and Wales.