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Has Spring finally sprung now the
Beast from the East has sloped off over
the horizon. It certainly didn’t feel
like it when I was digging my car
out of the snow! But the weather
did have an impact on business
with people unable to get to stores,
delayed deliveries and even the
cancellation of the Scottish Cycling,
Running & Outdoor Pursuits Show.
However, hopefully warmer weather
is on the way and it will encourage
everyone to get out, get active and
buy some new kit! And the weather
obviously made it difficult for sales
reps to go and see clients.
But should you go for reps or sales agents? Paul Sherratt looks at the advantages and disadvantages of both roles for an employer. In the world of social media marketing, Jonathan Quint wants companies to step away from the crowd and customise their output. Are you a boutique business, thinking of setting one up or don’t know what they are? Then Fiona Bugler takes alook at this niche and focused business model. And if you find yourself suddenly needing a career change - Tony James talks to former Nottingham rugby star David Jackson about career-ending injury and moving into calisthenics.