Appco Group UK Blog

‘The culture of a company is like music in a nightclub — the music you play affects the people who come in’

‘The culture of a company is like music in a nightclub — the type of music you play affects the people who want to come in’, Appco Chairman and Founder Chris Nia [...]
 

Formula 1 expert Mark Gallagher on Lewis Hamilton and teamwork

After winning a go-cart championship as a young boy, Lewis Hamilton took to the stage at a black-tie event in London and asked the MC if he might say a few words. He thanked his entire racing team and his support crew [...]
 

Donors contact Appco UK to praise ‘exceptionally good representative of the cause’

“I would like it noted that Matthew is an exceptionally good representative of the cause, he was absolutely fantastic,” said Dana Rose, when she spoke to Appco UK’s in-house contac [...]
 

Kenya volunteer work an eye-opener for Appco employee

Global Fundraising Services staff member Faiza Abdulkadir has only recently returned from a month of volunteering for a charity in Kenya, but she is already planning to head back there. Faiza has been working in Appco UK’s co [...]
 

Meet one Appco employee who runs a successful business on the side

Whether you’re an independent business owner, self-employed sales contractor or Appco employee, entrepreneurship and creativity are clearly in the blood in the Appco network – and it’s something the organisa [...]
 

How to improve recruitment with one simple question

In this final blog based on hostage negotiator Richard Mullender’s listening expertise, we look at how people can gain more insight into a person during the recruitment process by asking one simple question… A question to [...]
 

Donating in response to a disaster is the second-best thing we can do

Dom Lester-George – from Appco’s worldwide fundraising provider, Global Fundraising Services – explains why ducks are better than chickens, and why the generosity of regular-giving, monthly donors save [...]
 

Trust me, I’m listening: how to listen well for more meaningful conversations

In our second of three blogs based on hostage negotiator Richard Mullender’s expert insights on listening, we look at how genuinely listening builds trust and creates the meaningful conversations tha [...]
 

Are you really listening?

At a skills-sharing event for entrepreneurs, hosted by Appco UK, hostage negotiator Richard Mullender spoke about the power of listening and the importance of clear communication. Richard’s session was so good, Appco decided to dedicate a series of thr [...]
 

3 ways your marketing campaign could be letting you down

If your sales levels are remaining stubbornly low, it could be time to rethink your marketing strategy. It’s easy to get into bad habits when it comes to promoting your products or services and it can be hard to tell where [...]
 
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