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Expensify CEO says 'Vote Biden'

Would your business take a political stance?

This is a question many a business person has asked themselves from time-to-time. The answer is usually a resounding ‘no’. Received wisdom is that business stays out of politics, at least overtly. Donations may be made with a view to an end (and in there lies a whole other discussion) but that’s not the same

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Pay up to be part of the solution

So often in business it’s the less glamorous stuff that matters the most. The form filling, the legal agreements, insurances, policy documents and the endless rest of it. Any business owner though will tell you that the fundamental thing is quite simple and obvious – getting paid. It’s something we have a bit of a

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Put the bubbly on ice…how not to communicate through coronavirus

The media can come in for some stick. But actually it’s companies I’ve seen on my LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter getting it wrong this week. It’s absolutely right to highlight innovation supporting the front line; to recognise manufacturers sharing IP for inventions which save lives and for professionals with knowledge to share with others for

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Don't take a wrecking ball to your business legacy

Legacy of Covid-19 behaviour by businesses will linger

Reputations of businesses and their owners are being made and broken as the Covid-19 pandemic unfolds. It has long been said that you can tell the character of a person by how they react when the chips are down, something that is now proving true of firms faced with the stresses of the times we

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Business as usual? Yes. But no…

Watching our team leave one by one, with a monitor under one arm and a laptop under the other, I’m not going to fib, I was really quite sad. If the country in the last week has moved to a war footing, there’s no doubt that Be Bold moved to a daily newsroom footing too.

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Coronavirus clarity is essential for business

We’re going to go through many stages of dealing with coronavirus in the coming weeks and perhaps months, but one thing business needs to get right is communication around it. There are still many unknowns, but that shouldn’t prevent anyone from having a plan and what might not yet have made it to the top

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Your IT security is a PR issue

Your IT security might seem to be a million miles away from your reputational concerns. It’s all passwords and servers and the daily doses of user error (and the printers never doing what they should, obviously). What recent days have shown us yet again is that data breaches make headlines. Today alone we’ve got a

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Flood of communications keeps communities informed

As journalists with the Shropshire Star, at least five of us here at Be Bold Media have been involved in reporting on flooding and the devastation it causes communities. As a former deputy editor of the Shropshire Star, my colleague Jon Simcock would have been directing the troops, sending reporters and photographers out to different

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