New e-lesson blog post from Macmillan

Business Person of the Year 2013 Each year, the well-known UK newspaper The Sunday Times chooses a Business Person of the Year. Last month, it announced the first ever woman winner: Moya Greene. For the rest of this blog post, visit: http://www.businessenglishonline.net/resources/in-company-second-edition-resources/elessons/  

New e-lesson blog post on Twitter

Twitter flying high Earlier this month, the social media site Twitter was floated on the New York Stock Exchange. On the first day of trading, the share price instantly soared. For the rest of this blog entry on this recent tech IPO, please visit: http://www.businessenglishonline.net/resources/in-company-second-edition-resources/elessons/ ENJOY!!!    

f-f-f-Fashion: new e-lesson blog from Macmillan

Head of famous fashion label Burberry announces shock move Last week’s announcement that the chief executive of Burberry plc, Angela Ahrendts, will leave the famous luxury goods firm next year, to join technology giant Apple, sent shock waves through the city. For the rest of this blog entry, visit: http://www.businessenglishonline.net/resources/in-company-second-edition-resources/elessons/ Enjoy 🙂  

Tax avoidance: new e-lesson blog from Macmillan

Last month, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), announced plans to crack down on tax avoidance schemes by large multi-nationals. For the rest of this e-lesson blog, plus web links, visit: http://www.businessenglishonline.net/resources/in-company-second-edition-resources/elessons/

New e-lesson blog post from Macmillan – Google Glass

Google Glass – a glimpse of the future? Earlier this month, San Francisco hosted Google’s annual development conference, which showcases the company’s innovations. This year, there was one big talking point: Google Glass. Google Glass is probably the world’s most hyped product, and it hasn’t even been launched yet. The product is expected to actually … Continue reading New e-lesson blog post from Macmillan – Google Glass

New e-lesson blog from Macmillan: Rich List 2013

I scoured the Rich List at the weekend, looking for my name. Sadly, I failed to find it but found many others...from Abramovitch to McCartney. Fascinating reading, as ever... For the full e-lesson blog, with ideas for classroom discussion and links, visit: http://www.businessenglishonline.net/resources/in-company-second-edition-resources/elessons/  

New e-lesson blog on Pinterest

I've been thoroughly enjoying preparing sessions for the British Council Roadshow in Argentina and learning a lot about Social Media. I've just joined Instagram and Pinterest....... The latest e-lesson blog from Macmillan is on Pinterest, and possible applications in the business world. You can download it here: http://www.businessenglishonline.net/resources/in-company-second-edition-resources/elessons/ It might inspire you to join the … Continue reading New e-lesson blog on Pinterest

Retail crisis: new business English e-lesson blog

Jessops - another one bites the dust Since the blog entry was written earlier this week, the UK has seen HMV and Blockbuster follow the camera shop by going into administration.... So, a very topical e-lesson blog from Macmillan...... For the complete entry, visit the In Company resource website

Latest Macmillan e-lesson blog: Hurricane Sandy – calculating the damage

It struck last month with a force which made headlines round the world. Hurricane Sandy. In the Caribbean, it caused death and destruction. As it continued up the eastern seaboard of the United States, dramatic images of its effects on New York and New Jersey were sent around the world. For the rest of this … Continue reading Latest Macmillan e-lesson blog: Hurricane Sandy – calculating the damage