Welcome to the Abbey Information Exchange. At Abbey we believe strongly in
continuous professional development and we’d like to do all we can to help
our customers, suppliers, colleagues – in fact everyone we know – develop
and grow. So in this forum we’re going to be sharing tips, articles, news,
videos, in fact anything and everything we think will give your personal and
professional efforts a boost.
During this read, you will come across terms like SCRUM and SPRINT so let’s make one thing apparent from the start - we’re not talking about the Six Nations Rugby. In fact, these terms are also used in Agile Project Management to describe teams and processes. Having been introduced to this way of managing projects through Made Smarter’s Digitalisation Leadership Programme and seeing it operate successfully...
Whether you’re an active member on social media or not, your business should be. One of the most compelling reasons for being involved is that you should be where your customers are. For example, if you had a shop or chain of shops, and a brand new shopping centre opened that was attracting large crowds of your target audience, you would probably want to open up a shop there too. According to We Are Social, in January 2020 3.8 billion people use social media...
What better case study to use to explain how to position a brand than Abbey England itself? Here Rich Wilson, Director of Cake Marketing and Advertising takes us through the process.
In this week’s exchange, we have put together a short video showing how to assemble the Jerry Stripper and discuss the benefits of owning one.
For our second feature in our exchange, we discuss how your business can benefit from the UK Government’s RDPE grant. But first, let’s address the question, what is an RDPE grant…?
RDPE stands for Rural Development Programme for England and its objective is simple, to create jobs and growth in the rural economy through funding. The fund itself can help pay for constructing or improving buildings or buying new equipment and machinery.