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The Brexit vote has propelled cost-leadership to the top of the business agenda once again, and for many, improving energy management could drive significant savings. Although in times of business uncertainty, the urge to reduce investment can be strong, the implementation of new software systems and technology, as well as simple lighting and heating features […]
In most companies, sleeping on the job is a sure fire way to land yourself the sack. But recently, an increasing number of workplaces have actually begun to encourage mid-day naps to allow employees to recharge their batteries.
You’ve just gone through the process of selling your company, a long and laborious task, which leaves many questioning if they have made the right decision. It could be your desire to venture to pastures new or that your passion for the business has become illusive. There comes a time when you have the opportunity […]
All organisations need a business continuity plan to ensure that if the worst happens (or even something slightly bad) there are clear steps to take to get operations back up and running as quickly as possible.
Targets can be great – they can help you understand where you are going and enable you to focus on getting there. However, targets have the potential to adversely distort behaviour and damage potential – just as much as they can inspire.
Posted on 23rd August 2016 in HR & Management.
Over three quarters (79.2%) of UK workers are not willing to compromise on certain areas when job hunting, with 18.2% revealing that a low advertised salary would entirely put them off a role.
Most business owners will agree that their employees are right at the heart of their company. Good employees bring many benefits to a business and, in return, their employers treat them with respect and dignity. However, sometimes employees are responsible for fraudulent activity within the company. This is called fraud in business.
Posted on 22nd August 2016 in HR & Management.
As the summer months draw to a close, it’s a sad truth that many employees will be reluctantly returning to work ready to pick up activity in the run-up to Christmas. For organisations, while it’s positive to have more staff back in the office; recent research from CV-Library reveals that over half of UK […]
For business owners and entrepreneurs, growing your business and reaching new heights is often the ultimate goal. However, reaching this requires the right staff, and building up strong teams. It’s been said before that you’re only as good as the people you hire, but for entrepreneurs it can be difficult to take a step back […]
Only 8% of companies regularly monitor their productivity levels, while factors such as absenteeism, fun in the workplace and cost of staff turnover are frequently overlooked.
The mistake that many entrepreneurs make when starting up their business is that they undervalue the power of project management.
Do your employees suffer from workplace stress? If they do, they are not alone. Concerns about job security, the economy, the pressure to perform, and being ‘always on’ 24/7 are all contributing factors. So too are our sedentary lifestyles that lead to many employees spending long hours sat in front a computer for most of […]