In today’s blog post, we want to look at the growing importance of the internet for you as hire company. We have all been witness to how the internet has changed the music industry. Currently, we are also seeing how the hotel industry and the taxi business are being shaken up by alternative offers such as Airbnb and Uber. This revolution seems to have no end, more and more industries will witness radical change. Therefore, do not close your eyes to “this internet thing”. Take part in the revolution. After all, the internet also provides a plethora of opportunities for you hire companies out there.
If you had asked me last year what I thought the Sharing Economy was, I can guarantee you would have received a blank expression and confused answer. Yet, in no less than six months I now see and hear the term on a regular basis. I thought perhaps it was just me, but it would seem that many of my friends and family are coming to the same realisation.
And we're not the only ones. The UK press is now full of stories about the likes of Uber, AirBnb and, most recently, EasyCar. I have to say that I find it all incredibly encouraging, and more recently it has me asking "What's the future for the UK Sharing Economy? Where is it all heading?". Well, fortunately for me PwC recently made some interesting predictions for the future of the Sharing Economy in the UK...
Hosted in the enormous Messe Düsseldforf event venue, this year's showcase took place between August 30th and September 7th. The gathering - apparently the biggest of its kind, welcomed an estimated 150,000 visitors and 580 different exhibitors from across the international motorhome industry.
As much as it pains me to admit, autumn is slowly drawing in. I know, I know, nobody wants to think about it, not least me. Summer holidays are over, everyone's back to work or school, and the evenings are beginning to draw in...
Since its emergence back in 2005, coworking today constitutes the shared use of a working environment, usually an office, by freelancers and like-minded individuals. It also provides a great platform for sharing ideas, inspiring creativeness, and building connections. Much more than just a shared office, coworking spaces are the perfect place to foster the synergy which occurs when people with similar interests work in close contact.
Whether you're looking to trade in your current motorhome or even buy your first; celebrate the end of the camping season at this year's The Motorhome Show Season Finale 2014. Taking place at the Lincolnshire showground between September 26th - 28th, the event promises to be great fun for motorhome enthusiasts and first-timers alike! So, come and join the rest of us at what promises to be the biggest motorhome event of the year!