Tags: Business

Epicor updates iScala and adds iOS app

Epicor has announced the latest release of iScala ERP. Version 3.1 includes a new user interface and several functional improvements. There is also a new iOS mobile app, iScala warehouse manager. iScala is a mid market ERP solution aimed at supporting small to medium companies. It is also targeting subsidiaries of larger corporations in Europe, Asia, Middle…

Starting up a business: Avoid the common mistakes, part 2

This series of blogs hopes to secure your success by avoiding these common mistakes. These are mistakes I have both made and experienced through my clients. My blog last month detailed two common mistakes when setting up a business: not choosing the right advisors and mismanaging cash flow. The next two mistakes are: Poorly drafted,…

Xero helps SMBs turn on tap to let cash flow

Xero has announced integrations with three different financing firms. The news comes at a time when small business are finding the tap for loans is starting to open up. Biz2Credit revealed that the banks are increasing loan approvals, up to 24.1% in February 2017 (2016:22.8%). The new integrations include two companies that offer invoice financing,…

Business Leader Interview Ben Towers, CEO and Founder Tower’s Design

Enterprise Times caught up with Ben Towers, CEO of Towers Design at QBConnect. He participated in a fireside chat there speaking about the challenge of retaining talent in a London commuter town. Towers is 18 years old and has been described by Richard Branson as “one of the UKs most exciting entrepreneurs”. Steve Brooks:                    Could…

Epson creates new paper out of office waste

Epson is showcasing its PaperLab product at CeBIT. The company claims that this is the worlds first compact office papermaking system. It is being targeted at organisations who have a lot of secure paper waste to dispose of. Importantly, this is a dry process that means it can be deployed into office premises quickly. PaperLab…

Business Leader Interview: Paresh Davdra CEO, RationalFX

Paresh Davdra is the co-founder CEO of RationalFX and Xendpay, both are based in London. RationalFX is the UK’s first online foreign exchange service, it has just 108 staff but operates internationally with an annual turnover of over $3 billion. Xendpay is the first Pay-What-You-Want money transfer service with offices in UK, France and Spain.…

Sage fund to help small non-profits

Sage has announced that it has set aside $1 million to help fund initiatives in non profit organisations across the World. The amount equates to about £800,000 and will be donated in grants between $5,000 and $35,000. Global not just UK While the press release states that the fund is available to applicants in the…

Tips to staying motivated when your productivity dips

Every afternoon, at around 3pm, offices hit a wall. You’re tired from staring at a screen, full from lunch and generally unenthused about your progress. You find yourself scrolling mindlessly through your Facebook feed, re-reading emails or snacking out of boredom. It’s bad for business and your health. So how do you stay motivated when…

Business Leader Interview: Steve Daly, CEO and President, Ivanti

Steve Daly is President and CEO of Ivanti, a leading security software company. Daly has more than 20 years of experience in the software and hardware industries. Ivanti was created following the acquisition of LANDESK by Clearlake and its subsequent merger with HEAT Software. Daly joined LANDESK in 2007 becoming CEO in 2010. He previously worked for…