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COVID-19 has created fundamental changes to the way we live and work and has affected the obligations, rights and responsibilities of both employers and employees. We look at what’s changed and what hasn’t to help keep your business on the right side of the law.
Feeling the initial impact of COVID-19, businesses may have focused on cutting back to find efficiencies. However, as we move to recovery, how do you ensure efficiency doesn’t come at the cost of your ability to move forward?
With the wide-reaching impact of the pandemic, ‘normal’ seems a long way off, and growth may feel unreachable. Find out how to get your business back on track and prepare for growth without compromising stability, with insight from HSBC UK Area Director, Gareth Anderson.
Footwear distributor Gardiners earned most of its income through traditional wholesale, with online services trailing behind. But in pandemic lockdown, it became clear the boot was on the other foot.
Welsh wire suspension specialists Zip-Clip have used the disruption of lockdown to launch the business to new heights.
COVID-19 has altered many aspects of the landscape businesses are operating in. One thing that hasn’t changed, says Helen Bennett, Owner of The Business Network, is the value of connections. With 26 years of experience, she shares insight into how you can make the most of networking through the pandemic and beyond.
Whether you’ve carried on trading or have had to close your doors, life after lockdown will be a turning point for small businesses across the UK. Communicating with customers will be one of the keys that unlocks a successful future.
Managing your cashflow is never more important, or challenging, than during crisis and recovery. Scrutinising all aspects of your working capital cycle can help you identify and respond to threats and opportunities.
In this second article exploring the impact of Covid-19, Roland Emmans, Head of Technology, HSBC UK, looks the last of the five groups in the systemic shift – the new contact-free economy.