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Are 3D printed organs set to become our future?

Like something dragged from a science fiction novel, 3D organ printing could be a revolutionary step in regenerative medicine and could radically alter what we expect from our health services. In principal, scientists use donor organs to create a type of bio-ink. This bio-ink helps to design and print intricate,...

Confidence in small businesses hits highest level since 2015

New figures from the SME Confidence Tracker reveal a boost for small business owners as confidence in SMEs rebounds to levels last seen in 2015. The number of SMEs expecting sales to increase between April and June has risen by 13% in the first three months of the year, with...

April fools gone wrong…

We’re accustomed to greeting news, press releases and even friends with a hint of wariness on 1st April, in preparation for an onslaught of practical pranks, dishonest hoaxes and a generous dose of leg-pulling. But the popular tradition of trying to hoodwink each other on April Fool’s Day doesn’t always...

Review to a kill: How important are online reviews of your business?

Reputation is a measurement of how much you are trusted by a relevant community – your customers, suppliers, the public and other businesses. But since the invention of the internet, it has never been easier or quicker for a brand’s reputation to be damaged – and bad publicity can have...

3 plastic-free solutions which could be making a comeback

Iceland, Penzance, Blue Planet, the Government – they all have their sights set on a world that no longer relies so heavily on throwaway plastic, once the be-all and end-all solution to convenience and now the dirge of the planet. As she set out Britain’s long-term plans to a healthier...

How to work productively while travelling

Travelling for work can be a costly inconvenience, eating into employee time which could be spent working. But with a little preparation, time spent travelling between meetings can be just as productive as office hours….   Plan your Wi-Fi access Accessing the internet is key to being travel productive, so...

How to make your small business seem bigger

Whether you’re trying to convince an investor to back your business or want to win over clients from a larger competitor, SMEs can sometimes suffer from appearing like small fish in a big pond. So how do you boost confidence in your service and avoid the hesitation some might feel...

What is the Bitcoin boom?

Decentralised digital currency Bitcoin is booming, valued at over $16,000 in December 2017 – sixteen times what it was worth at the start of the year. But is it set to keep rising, or will the bubble burst? As it hits the mainstream, we round up everything you need to...

Airbnb and Me

I used to be a neigh-sayer when it came to all things intangible, seeing is believing and all that. So you can imagine how low my level of expectancy when travelling to Colombia last summer, knowing I was staying in an Airbnb accommodation and not a reputable hotel. I was...

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Get the latest news, information and updates from MCM insurance.

Tag: business

Are 3D printed organs set to become our future?

Like something dragged from a science fiction novel, 3D organ printing could be a revolutionary step in regenerative medicine and could radically alter what we expect from our health services. In principal, scientists use donor organs to create a type of bio-ink. This bio-ink helps to design and print intricate,...

Confidence in small businesses hits highest level since 2015

New figures from the SME Confidence Tracker reveal a boost for small business owners as confidence in SMEs rebounds to levels last seen in 2015. The number of SMEs expecting sales to increase between April and June has risen by 13% in the first three months of the year, with...

April fools gone wrong…

We’re accustomed to greeting news, press releases and even friends with a hint of wariness on 1st April, in preparation for an onslaught of practical pranks, dishonest hoaxes and a generous dose of leg-pulling. But the popular tradition of trying to hoodwink each other on April Fool’s Day doesn’t always...

Review to a kill: How important are online reviews of your business?

Reputation is a measurement of how much you are trusted by a relevant community – your customers, suppliers, the public and other businesses. But since the invention of the internet, it has never been easier or quicker for a brand’s reputation to be damaged – and bad publicity can have...

3 plastic-free solutions which could be making a comeback

Iceland, Penzance, Blue Planet, the Government – they all have their sights set on a world that no longer relies so heavily on throwaway plastic, once the be-all and end-all solution to convenience and now the dirge of the planet. As she set out Britain’s long-term plans to a healthier...

How to work productively while travelling

Travelling for work can be a costly inconvenience, eating into employee time which could be spent working. But with a little preparation, time spent travelling between meetings can be just as productive as office hours….   Plan your Wi-Fi access Accessing the internet is key to being travel productive, so...

How to make your small business seem bigger

Whether you’re trying to convince an investor to back your business or want to win over clients from a larger competitor, SMEs can sometimes suffer from appearing like small fish in a big pond. So how do you boost confidence in your service and avoid the hesitation some might feel...

What is the Bitcoin boom?

Decentralised digital currency Bitcoin is booming, valued at over $16,000 in December 2017 – sixteen times what it was worth at the start of the year. But is it set to keep rising, or will the bubble burst? As it hits the mainstream, we round up everything you need to...

Airbnb and Me

I used to be a neigh-sayer when it came to all things intangible, seeing is believing and all that. So you can imagine how low my level of expectancy when travelling to Colombia last summer, knowing I was staying in an Airbnb accommodation and not a reputable hotel. I was...