Businesses in the county are having problems with staff shortages as many stay home to avoid the drive in to work. With schools also shut, staff are having to take the day off as they can’t find child care at short notice.
Its only six weeks to go to the festive season and our e-commerce sites are already seeing a jump in sales as people go online and order more than ever before.
The coming weeks will prove to be a key time for any e-commerce based business to target Xmas shoppers. While the festive period is still many weeks away, for a business it’s never too early.
Giles Long, the Paralympian is coming to the county to talk to businesses and getting ready for the 2012 games. A range of small to large business sizes already are in contact with suppliers and service providers.
Microsoft will no longer ship a special cut down version of Windows 7 in Europe as previously expected. The company had been ordered to ship a version without their Internet Explorer browser due to anti-competitive laws.