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All blog pieces written by Ellen Leith unless otherwise stated

Is it Silly Season Yet? Brexit, BBQs and Robots

Friday 23rd August, 2019

The run up to the August bank holiday used to be called the “silly season,” but it seems that seasons last a very long time these days. With surprising and often contradictory announcements being made from either side of the Atlantic and from other areas of the world, it’s easy to become just a bit confused.

Potential UK Economic Recession Calls for 100% Spend Visibility

Guest blog by Matt Hanks, Director, Marketing & Country Manager (interim) UKI, Basware

Wednesday 21st August, 2019

Official figures of the UK believe that the country is on the verge of a potential economic recession. With a 0.2% contraction between April and June, this drop marks the first decrease in six and a half years. And even though this mere 0.2% may seem like an infinitesimal number to worry over, it drives home even harder the fact that 100% spend visibility should play a vital role in your organisation.

Learning to be humble with a growth mindset - key ingredients for success

Contributed blog by Julia Stovold, Documation

Over the past few weeks I have been lucky enough to have been introduced to some inspiring speakers and found the time to read some thought-provoking blogs. It set me thinking about how our company culture is reflected in our communications with our customers, or partners, as we like to think of them.

Storms, Sand and Cavemen – it must be spring eWorld

15th March, 2019

The arrival of daffodils, snow drops and extreme weather, courtesy of storm Freya, can only mean one thing – yes, the return of spring eWorld! And if spring’s all about new life and new beginnings, last week’s eworld hit the spot beautifully. Breaking away from Westminster’s QE11 Centre for the first time in 7 years, the event moved to the Grand Connaught rooms. I don’t know if it was the sweeping staircaseeworld march 19 or the beautiful high ceiling, but the room was alive with energy. A good move. And from speaking to attendees and exhibitors, it seems everyone agreed.