Absolutely Business is a specialist management and training consultancy. Our objective is to assist our clients and their businesses to become more effective through our business consultancy, training services and interim management. We specialise in helping owners, directors and managers of to improve performance and maximise their potential sales, profits and value, through: director coaching and mentoring; management coaching and mentoring; process management; team building; project management and training. Our training is bespoke for individual clients and run in-house training for all levels, from owner-managers and directors to middle managers, sales teams and customer service/support teams. Our clients benefit from: our bespoke approach; our 23+ years’ business experience; and our hands-on, practical and direct style of working.
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End of beginning as downturn slows slightly
The seasonally-adjusted CIPS/Markit Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) rose to 42.9 in April from 39.1 the previous month, but was lower than last year’s figure of 49.7. Despite remaining below the neutral 50.0 mark (a figure less than 50 indicates a contraction) for the 13th month running, the PMI moved further from February’s joint survey record low.