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Frequently Asked Questions

This section provides answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about the topics covered on this blog, including property development, online technology, outsourcing, recruitment and internet advertising.
Property Development – Which Projects Has IPE Developments Been Involved In?

IPE Developments, the real estate development arm of IPE Group (of which Adnan Imam is the Managing Director) has been involved in numerous projects in London. The company has a team of carefully-selected professionals to help drive its mission of delivering excellent developments.

Its portfolio of completed projects includes Matlock Apartments, located in Poplar, London. Residents in these apartments chose between one, two, three and four-bedroom apartments and duplexes located in a vibrant part of the city. Matlock also has a communal roof terrace that provides fantastic views of the surrounding environment. Another completed project is the Lourdes Collection, a development that features eight residential apartments and a penthouse. The units were converted from a church house which for many years had been used as a bed shop.

Online Technology – Why is Online Security Important?

With the increased use of the internet for communication, sharing information, entertainment and business transactions, it’s essential for users to educate themselves about the importance of online security. The more people know about cybersecurity, the better their chances of protecting their information. Obviously, having efficient security software is a good thing, but software can’t offer 100 percent protection. Having the right knowledge and practising the best measures can be just as vital as software.

One of the ways users can protect themselves against online breaches is by implementing robust and secure passwords. Such a password has a combination of numbers, symbols, and upper and lowercase letters, and is longer than eight characters. The more symbols and characters the password contains, the more difficult it is for cybercriminals to figure out.

Users are also encouraged to update their software regularly. Hackers exploit weaknesses and having outdated software provides an opportunity that cybercriminals can take advantage of.

Outsourcing – What is Business Process Outsourcing (BPO)?

Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) is a practice used by various companies to reduce their operational costs by transferring some aspects of work to external firms. When implemented correctly, it can be a useful cost-saving technique that makes it more affordable for a company to provide goods or services.

In addition to saving on costs, businesses that implement outsourcing strategies are in a better position to focus on their core strengths. Outsourcing the non-core processes can improve productivity and efficiency because another firm performs these tasks better than the company. This strategy can lead to a faster turnaround, which contributes to an increased competitive advantage. Outsourcing also helps reduce labour costs, while allowing a company to make use of technological benefits without having to invest heavily.

Some of the commonly outsourced functions within a business include human resources aspects such as the provision of health insurance and payroll.

Recruitment – Why Should You Consider a Recruitment Service Company?

When it comes to finding the right candidates to fill vacancies, many firms are increasingly looking towards recruitment companies to meet their needs. Recruitment service providers will often take care of aspects such as shortlisting, background checks and interviewing, efficiently providing their clients with carefully-vetted candidates.

On the flip side, job seekers also head straight to recruitment agencies when they seek employment. Many individuals know that their chances of landing good roles increase when they use recruitment services to match their skills to the right positions.

A hiring company works with both sides (job seekers and client companies) and must offer excellent services to both. While it’s a client company that on many occasions hires the recruitment service, the latter must also provide outstanding services to the prospective candidates. Without individuals seeking work, there will be no one to fill the positions of need, so both sides have to be kept happy.

Internet Advertising – What Are the Advantages of Internet Advertising?

The advancement of internet technology has made it possible for businesses to get online and advertise their services. To many, use of the internet is fast becoming an essential consideration for attracting buyers. With the right knowledge and tools, businesses can reap many rewards from online advertising.

While it’s easy to market to the masses over the internet, it’s also easy to customise a message to a particular demographic. Firms that understand the key traits of their clients can create advertising campaigns that reach them. Additionally, it’s not just the large corporations that benefit from internet advertising. Even a small business owner has an opportunity to expand their client base with the proper use of online channels. Lastly, an online advertising campaign can respond much more readily to changes in the business environment, as opposed to traditional media.