North East Employment figures show dip in recruitment

Latest employment outlook figures for the North East show a sharp drop, as increasing numbers of employers in the region reveal they will not be recruiting in the next three months. Manpower statistics show that optimism in the region have dropped from  +6% to -3%, although Ross Smith, head of Policy…

Super-Fast Broadband for 50,000 more North East homes

A further 50,000 homes in the North East are set to benefit from super-fast broadband, BT has announced.  Homes in Hexham. Sunderland, Ryhope and Washington have been named as the latest areas to be included in BT’s £2.5 billion fibre broadband roll out. By the time the upgrades are completed in…

Top sustainable businesses named - with none in the UK

The 16 most environmentally friendly firms from around the developing world have been identified in a new report. The BBC reports that a new study by the World Economic Forum named firms in Costa Rica, Egypt and China as the businesses who were respecting the environment while growing profits at the…

How can an organisation improve its handling of information?

How an organisation chooses to organise its information depends upon many factors. For some organisations the choice can appear to be relatively straight forward, for example, in a highly regulated industry such as pharmaceuticals a company has to demonstrate the management of information (and documents) to the highest standards. For…

£3 million boost for North East film industry

The North East film industry is set for a £3 million boost, thanks to a new creative pilot fund.  The investment was triggered by two ventures: the comedy drama Song for Marion and Newcastle-based film company Vita Nova, which both secured £150,000 through the Finance for Business North East Creative Content…

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How much time do you believe most organisations could gain by more efficient and effective use of information?

In less than one generation, our use of IT systems for business has brought massive improvements in the way we go about our business. It has opened up ways to work that weren’t imaginable 20, 10 or even 5 years ago. Twitter for example is only a couple of years old. 

This phenomenal change has itself brought other issues into play. People’s ability to handle that information becomes very important. 

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How much time do you believe most organisations could gain by more efficient and effective use of information within their organisation?