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Building the Flywheel

Building the flywheel: Achieving success in an ever-changing environment

Author and researcher Jim Collins attributes the long-standing success of organisations on their ability to build a flywheel that generates momentum and sustained steady growth over the years. It requires continuous investment and focus, little diversification from your core competencies, and avoiding the temptation of chasing quick wins. These companies have built resilience through the … Read More >>

The problem with ‘busy-ness’

We have somehow come to justify being busy as an acceptable excuse for complacency and where productivity is equated to volume rather than value. It has become the standard reply when we ask people to innovate, change, create or take a new approach to delivering an outcome, that they are too busy, or indeed busy … Read More >>

Shireburn celebrates 35 years

Celebrating 35 years of Tech Innovation

A message from our Managing Director, John de Giorgio Happy anniversary to us all. I am very proud that the Shireburn team has brought the company to where it is today through a lot of hard work, innovation and loyalty, a loyalty which we share with our clients, many of whom have been with us … Read More >>

Shireburn 35th Anniversary Staff Trip – Gozo

As part of its 35th Anniversary celebrations, Shireburn Software  treated its team to a day trip to Gozo, on Saturday 13th October. The event was organised by Shireburn’s very own social committee which is made up of representatives from each department. Inspite of bad weather with heavy rainfall that morning, we braved the elements. We … Read More >>

Shireburn Summer Event

Shireburn Staff Summer Event 2017

The much anticipated Shireburn Summer Event was held last weekend and, as has been tradition over the past 30+ years, Shireburn invited all employees and their families to join us for a day by the pool and dinner. So with bags packed, armed with hats and sun cream, off we went to enjoy this annual … Read More >>

Sicily 2017

Shireburn Staff Sicily Trip 2017

Shireburn Software treated its team to a one-day road trip in Sicily, last Saturday 17th July. The growing team of 47 has achieved some remarkable milestones over recent months, so it was time for a rewarding team-building trip. The plan: A full day of sightseeing, good food and wine, and lots of laughter, the Sicilian … Read More >>

payroll new year

New Year’s Resolutions for Business Owners

Whether you believe in new year’s resolutions or think they’re a total waste of time, the new year brings with it an opportunity to reflect on the past and think of ways to improve on oneself and strive towards new achievements in the new year. Our close contact with business owners has provided us with … Read More >>

Starting your own business

Starting your own Business

Starting a business is something many people dream about, yet few take the plunge and get their idea off the ground. Opening your own business doesn’t have to be intimidating; indeed there are many resources that those wishing to open a business can avail themselves of. These, along with a few tips to avoid common … Read More >>


The Shireburn Business Masterclass 2: PESTEL

To view the Shireburn Business Masterclass Session 1 – SWOT, click here. In this second business masterclass session, we will look at another business tool used in boardrooms across the world. PESTEL is a strategic management tool allowing us to assess the macro-environment factors in which we do business by looking at the individual components … Read More >>

SWOT Analysis

The Shireburn Business Masterclass 1: SWOT Analysis

Setting up and operating a business is one of the most exciting and rewarding ventures anyone can undertake. And whilst the business world can be rough at times, there are a number of tools that can help us assess situations, plan the way forward and execute strategies. These business tools are built to help us … Read More >>

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