Pay is an important issue for you and your employees. Incentive pay can form a key part of your pay offer if you get your scheme right.
Many people are unsure when it comes to negotiating purchases - but you could be allowing suppliers to walk all over you. Read our tips on negotiating with a smile on your face.
Many managers wonder whether they’re doing the best job possible for the business and their staff. This checklist will help you review your skills and see where you could improve.
One of the most dependable ways to develop a successful business is to have a firm belief in who you are, what you are doing and in the services or products that you offer.
Self-confidence is something that you can work on and improve. There are many simple steps you can take to develop your skills, gaining a better understanding of your thoughts and become more positive.
Profitability needs to be the key long-term aim of any business. Follow our helpful tips to ensure you have the best chance of making profits.
Businesses face change all the time, driven by external or internal influences. Making changes before they are forced on you brings competitive advantage. Creating a culture of innovation can transform your business.
Any change in the workplace can make people nervous - but if handled well it can bring huge benefits. This checklist shows you the steps to take.
Businesses rely on information technology (IT) for almost everything they do. Software and apps let you create reports, manage your accounts, communicate with suppliers and customers and connect with the outside world via email and the internet. More sophisticated uses can include designing products, controlling stock and selling online.
Every business has an environmental impact. This checklist helps you assess the impact you have and changes you can make to minimise that damage.
Using the right advisers helps ensure that you deal with important financial, legal and other issues the right way. Advisers can also act as an excellent sounding board for your ideas, offering general guidance as well as specialist expertise.
Every business has an impact on the environment - and legal obligations that it must fulfil. The requirements are relatively simple for businesses such as offices and shops. Businesses in sectors such as chemicals and agriculture need to do more to help control the potential environmental risks.
Moving into licensed property is easier, quicker and cheaper than taking on a lease or buying a freehold property. Licensed properties are often ideal for start-ups and smaller businesses.