7 Ways To Ensure Workplace Safety

workplace safety

Workplace safety is vital and it doesn’t matter if your workplace is a building site, an office, a shop, or you have employees on the road. Everywhere you work MUST be safe. Here are 7 ways to look after yourself and your employees by ensuring you support workplace safety.   Looking after your employees   … Continue reading

New Year Resolutions You Should Make For Your Business

new year resolutions

We all make New Year resolutions for our personal lives, so why not do it for your business too? As 2017 draws to an end, take stock of your business year, and work out what went right and what went wrong. There are bound to be improvements you can make, not only helping you to … Continue reading

Don’t Let A Bad Boss Win

bad boss

Working for a bad boss can be hell. Anyone can get to a superior position, but not everyone has the leadership skills necessary for the role. Whilst a bad boss could simply be incompetent, in most cases it’s an issue of bullying or micromanaging that is the problem.I know this situation first hand, unfortunately. You … Continue reading

Setting The Tone: Are Your Business Premises Making The Right Impression?

making the right impression

When making the right impression, did you know that it takes us around seven seconds to form a fist impression? If you own a business, this means that you’ve got to get it right from the outset. You don’t get a second chance when making the right impression FIRST. So it pays to ensure that … Continue reading

Do You Have What It Takes to Become a Real Leader?

Do You Have What It Takes to Become a Real Leader?

Whether you’ve found yourself in a position of leadership or if you’ve always wanted to start your own business, something we need to learn as leaders is how to, well, lead people.   People look to us for knowledge and direction so if we’re unable to provide our staff with a purpose, it can be … Continue reading

Four Factors That Lead To Poor Performance In The Workplace

poor performance

Poor performance in the workplace can be caused by a variety of factors. However ALL solutions to solve it lie with the business owner. Employees need to be on point if a business is going to be successful. From output and efficiency to lead generation, the workforce impacts almost every facet of a firm… as … Continue reading

From Sole Trader To An Agency

sole trader

From Sole Trader To An Agency – Here’s How You Make The Leap For many freelancers, working as a sole trader is enough of a challenge for them. But there are those who crave for more opportunities, and want to take their trades even further. Does that sound like you? Well, if you are currently … Continue reading

When Business Boredom Drains You Of Joy

business boredom

Business boredom will kill your venture long before you lose customers. So how do you get out of the boredom bog? The excitement of starting a business is enough to keep you going in the beginning. It’s tough, but there’s a lot to do, and you’re determined to make it a success. But there can … Continue reading

Employee Care : Look After Your Biggest Asset

employee care

Employee care can be one of the biggest issues employers face when it comes to productivity, loyalty, and company ambassadorship. How many times have you worked at a company that has no demonstrative employee care? Whether it’s due to neglect or because they force you to work too much overtime, it’s incredibly difficult to cope … Continue reading

Make Your Business More Efficient In 3 Easy Steps

Make Your Business More Efficient In 3 Easy Steps

How many times have you wanted to complete a report only to be inundated with phone calls, knocks on the door to your office and random, seemingly insignificant emails? There comes a time when meeting the deadline to the project you are working on takes priority over the photocopier jamming for the seventeenth time. The … Continue reading

Should You Outsource Your Production?

outsource your production

If you sell one or more physical products as part of your business, you might have been advised to outsource your production, so that you can save money and maximise your profits, but is it really a good idea to do so?   It’s fair to say that there are many advantages and disadvantages to … Continue reading

Has Your Business Outgrown Itself?

Has Your Business Outgrown Itself?

When you’ve started a new business and things are going well, it’s tempting to start trying to expand as soon as possible. But is this always sensible? There are so many businesses out there that have failed because they’ve tried to run before they can walk. If you don’t have the customer base to facilitate … Continue reading

Create A Winning Business In The Race Against Technology

building a website

Having a winning business is the end game when you own your own company. And if you are an employee, then don’t you also want to work for a company that’s on the winning side? There are countless articles out there about why an online presence is important for your winning business. The chances are, … Continue reading

How To Maximize Your Digital Marketing Efficiency

Digital Marketing Efficiency

The modern customer base never sits still. Marketing conventions are constantly changing, and the businesses that gain a real advantage are often the ones that aren’t afraid to try new ideas.   In this kind of environment, it can be very hard to get your marketing team running as efficiently as possible, and churning out … Continue reading

Building Trust In Your Business

Building Trust In Your Business

Trust is one of your most valuable commodities as a business. If your customers, clients and even your employees trust you, then they will stick with you, and you will have a successful business as a result. Of course, building trust in your company is not always as easy as it sounds. Trust is a … Continue reading

Building The Ultimate Marketing Dream Team: A Guide For Business Owners

marketing dream team

As a business owner, at some point in time, you will need to have a serious think about marketing. And even if you have a few smart ideas knocking around your brain, the reality is that your efforts are far more likely to be successful using experienced and savvy marketers. The big question is, given … Continue reading

Management Mistakes: What NOT To Do in Business

What NOT To Do in Business

If you manage a business, you’re probably aware that achieving success doesn’t come easy. If you get it right, you can make a lot of money in business, but there are many pitfalls out there.   If you’re keen to avoid common management mistakes, here’s what not to do when you’re at the top of … Continue reading

Business Costs: Can You Cut Them?

business costs

Business costs are the one constant when you run a business. So, if one thing is true about the world of business, it is that – for the most part – it revolves around money.   Why do people get involved in business if not to make cash? No-one is looking for a quick cash … Continue reading

Smashing Work With Satisfied Staff

satisfied staff

Satisfied staff is what many businesses rely upon to get work DONE! Employees give a company the power to accomplish much more than it would with just you by yourself. But, employees will cost top dollar. And, it will take some work to make sure that you get the right ones.   Once you’ve gone … Continue reading

Do You Want A Workplace That Wins You Sales?

workplace that wins you sales

Do you want a business workplace that wins you sales? Maybe you don’t realize that your workplace is one of the most vital assets at your disposal… if you use it right.   More than giving people a place to work, it can create a more engaged, motivated, and happier team which is good for … Continue reading