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Many ambitious leaders are adopting a partnership approach to unlock the value of shared ambition and target sustainable growth. Across this issue of Long View you’ll find examples of this in action, with businesses working closely with suppliers, distributors, colleagues, consultants and mentors to strengthen relationships, glean new insights, and encourage innovation.
It’s clear that time invested in enhancing relationships is well spent. As a bank, it’s something we take seriously. We’re committed to playing a pivotal role in the business community, and to understanding our clients’ sectors, challenges and objectives so that we can help to shape their strategic planning with support that goes beyond tailored finance solutions to encompass valuable insight into mitigating risk and seizing opportunity – at home and overseas.
I hope this issue inspires you to seek out the true potential of all your partnerships. Seek out the true potential of your partnerships. Download Long View today.
Tim HintonManaging Director, SME & Mid Markets BankingLloyds Bank
Collaborative partnerships between industry and academia are opening up new avenues for mid-sized companies, giving them both the knowledge and leverage to pursue new ideas. Long View takes a closer look at the benefits and practicalities.
In the face of significant competition for students and resources, partnerships are becoming increasingly important in the higher education sector.
Ambitious businesses pursuing opportunities in new markets could find that joint ventures provide a route to international growth.
Six acquisitions in six years make Kelway one of the UK’s fastest growing technology groups – and an expert in the successful integration of new businesses.
Founded in 2011 with £2.5bn investment from the five major UK banks, Business Growth Fund (BGF) offers more than just growth capital to UK businesses.
Retailers and suppliers who collaborate fully earn more money, are happier people and have more sustainable businesses. So why, asks supply chain expert Professor ANDREW FEARNE, don’t more of them do it?
The CIPD’s Dr JILL MILLER explains why mentoring should be part of the toolkit for smart businesses looking to add value across their organisation.
Is the traditional plc the best model for sustainable long-term growth? Professors JOSEPH LAMPEL and AJAY BHALLA of Cass Business School would argue not.
The John Lewis Partnership reported increases in profit, sales and market share in 2013. In a tough market, has collaboration been the key to success?
For those who seek to truly excel, there can be strength in numbers. Long View talks to Clodagh O’Reilly, Chair of the Association for Business Psychology, about the dynamics of powerful partnerships.
What lessons should business leaders take from the election campaign, and the ...
A Leicester-based pharmacy chain has bought new executive premises, tripling ...
Matt Freckelton, the 23-year-old entrepreneur who's won £5,000 and a two years ...
Sharon Stephens and Rachel Bryan set up their international translation and ...
Wellington Medical Centre celebrated its official opening in March 2011 after a ...
Penclawdd Dental Practice based in Swansea is set to boost patient numbers ...
One of the South West's biggest independent tool hire firms has expanded with ...
A business compliance company has secured its future by purchasing its existing ...
A solicitors firm in Birmingham has expanded and moved to new premises after ...
The UK port industry is the largest of its kind in Europe and of strategic ...
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