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The Internet of Things (IoT).  What is it and could it help boost your business operations? The IoT enables devices to be sensed or controlled remotely across a computerised network – and optimised. This is revolutionising a range of industries, from insurance to healthcare. Take insurance company Aviva.  They’re installing homes with devices such as cameras, sensors, smoke...
Grants of between £1,000 and £25,000 are available NOW for companies in Suffolk and Norfolk.  The Small Grant Scheme, which is delivered by New Anglia LEP can give you up to 20% of the total cost of  your growth plans and in some cases more. Are you expanding your business? Do you have plans to improve...
Read our new Business Briefing here, where we explore the world of neuromarketing, share some amazing marketing facts and figures, highlight a new free training course and explore how to keep it simple when building a website. Just click here
7 June 2017, by , in News, No comments
Anglia Rural Consultants (ARC), are a group of experts who help rural and farming businesses grow.  They asked us to develop their website and with 12 consultants covering 24 specialisms, our challenge was to keep it simple. Their specialisms range from helping to secure grants, advice on strategy and planning, to specialist customer service and  marketing...
7 June 2017, by , in News, No comments
We’ve been uncovering some marketing facts and figures, some of which you might find surprising. Did you know, for example, that the UK has the third highest ranking for smartphone users in the world and that amongst millennials, those born between 1980 and 2000, 78% use the social media platform, Snapchat daily?   But just...
Are you an employer looking for an innovative way to grow your business? Are you an employee looking to boost your career? This is a fantastic opportunity to access fully-funded tailor made, high quality training programmes. The training has been created to support business growth, innovation or life-long learning, through  ‘Opportunities Workshop.’ CRITERIA Does your...
10 May 2017, by , in Events, No comments
Busting myths, meeting passionate business people and listening to delegates describing the finer points of an egg to an alien, are just three reasons why delivering marketing training for Genix is a joy. Genix is a not-for-profit organisation which delivers cost-effective, training, networking events and business advice in the eastern region to help businesses grow....
Read Issue 2 of our new Business Briefing here : securing fresh, creative design from students at The Ideas Factory@NUA, FREE marketing tools, grants for rural and food processing businesses and polishing your personal brand.  
15 March 2017, by , in News, No comments
In the fast-moving world of business, appointing a team of creative designers likely to still be in bed at midday, sounds like a challenge. But global brands, from the BBC and Aviva, to hipster start-up The Craft Brewing Company Ltd have commissioned students at Norwich University of the Arts’ (NUA) Ideas Factory@NUA to come up with a range of creative branding...
Is your business based in a rural area, or is it a food processing business? Funding is available now for rural business development, rural tourism and food processing businesses in Suffolk, Norfolk and beyond. You may be 20 miles from the nearest cash point but we have the latest information on grants for you here....