As a business owner you’re often the last to take a holiday. There is always so much to do, and then if your staff are away, you need to fill in – and of course, it can feel as though everything will come crashing down.
Summertime and the livin’ is easy. So says the old Gershwin song. Many employees would like to have that as the theme tune for a few weeks that blend work more effectively with the chance to take the opportunities that summer offers…
There will always be occasions when managers need to have awkward conversations with staff. Perhaps they aren’t performing as expected or their behaviour isn’t in line with the company’s culture and values.
Approximately 80 per cent of companies say they use annual reviews, yet the latest research* shows that they don’t enhance productivity at all. In some instances, they can be detrimental.
You don’t have to look far to find tales of marketers excluded from boardrooms
With the next cohort of final year students soon beginning their search for graduate placements and jobs, now has never been a better time for SMEs across the country to revamp the way they seek to attract and retain talented graduates.
Is your entire business model under threat in a disruptive market? It’s time to consider the unthinkable…
When you think about popular superheroes and villains, you probably don’t think about the invaluable business and finance advice you can take from them.