UK businesses unprepared for mobile devices, says Barclays report

UK online businesses have grown more than 50 times faster than the rest of the economy, according to a report from Barclays, but many remain unprepared for the rise of mobile devices.

The Barclays Online Business Outlook 2013 report highlighted a compound annual growth rate of 11.4 percent over the past three years for the 300 companies surveyed with a strong online presence.  This outpaces the slow growth seen by the wider UK business community, which recorded an average increase of 0.2 percent over the same period.

Some 20 years ago

25 years running an IT Search & Selection Consultancy has of course come with its own range of tales.  Suffice to say that a side-line as an after dinner speaker is a plausible future career path!  So I thought I’d put together a handful of suitably anonymous stories; here’s the first of them.


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