Entries by Adam Harding

On historic day, APS announces Women in Sales Forum

February 6, 2018 To mark the centenary of women first winning the right to vote, the Association of Professional Sales is proud to launch a ground-breaking, Women In Sales Forum. The forum will meet monthly across the country to give women in sales, and men who care about supporting women in sales, the opportunity to […]

APS Insights: from sales plan to account plan

February 2, 2018 During our last APS Insight, we talked briefly about your sales plan. (If you missed the article, you can read it here.) APS members can listen to an expanded talk on that later this month, so if you want to polish your plan sign up! Today we want to explore more about converting your business […]

APS urges government to get apprenticeships on track

January 30, 2018: The Association of Professional Sales (APS) is urging the government to act quickly to approve more apprenticeships. The call from the APS follows the news that a new system to boost the number of apprentices is falling short. The government has set itself a target of three million new apprentices by 2020, […]

APS Insights: The New Year Sales Plan

January 29, 2018: We’re now well into the new year, so hopefully you have your annual target and you know which customers and prospects your company would like you to work with, or you have a geographic region to focus on. You have the systems and sales tools your company wants you to use to allow […]

Be a Founding Fellow of the APS

January 19, 2018: The Association of Professional Sales (APS) is looking ahead to a breakout year with a jump in membership and corporate supporters.  As we build on strong foundations, we are offering our early supporters the unique opportunity to be Founding Fellow of the APS. As our Association looks forward to the backing of many thousands of members, […]

How a tax break can help your APS membership pay for itself

January 11, 2018: Last year saw some great developments for the Association of Professional Sales (APS) and powerful recognition from the government, not least in our apprenticeships. One significant development has been the approval by HMRC of the APS as a recognised expense for professional development. What does this mean for you? It means you can […]

Our next step to the Chartered Association of Professional Sales

January 18, 2018: The Association of Professional Sales (APS) is working hard to achieve chartered status for the sales industry and we are pleased to announce the key support of an eminent sales leader as we focus on the next stage of our campaign. We are delighted that Graham Davis, sales leader and director of […]

New year, new you? Time to focus on career development

January 17, 2018: The Association of Professional Sales (APS) is delighted to be kicking off the new year by building on the strong engagement and delivery record we established in 2017. We have increased our relationships with corporate members to 50 and our overall membership has surpassed 2,000. Andy Hough, CEO of the APS, writes: “As the year […]

Women in Sales Awards 2017: the winners

December 5 2017: The class of 2017 – a new cohort of women sales leaders – has been recognised and celebrated at a gala awards ceremony partnered by the Association of Professional Sales. (APS) As part of our campaign to foster a revolution in sales we are delighted to support this event and congratulate this year’s winners. […]