10 Traits of a successful entrepreneur

10 traits of a successful entrepreneur

What sets an entrepreneur apart from a ‘normal’ person? What makes them special and gives them the ability to come up...

Why your business should change incentives and how to do it

Why your business should change incentives and how to do it

Bonuses have long been a business tradition. And, to a degree, they work. You work harder, the business makes more money...

The benefits of flexible working and how to implement it in your business (1)

The benefits of flexible working and how to implement it in your business

According to studies, the modern British worker wants a flexible working arrangement, but just 6% of job adverts actively promote it....

Is the 4-hour week really possible- Can it raise productivity- (1)

Is the 4-hour week really possible? Can it raise productivity?

When Timothy Ferriss published the 4-hour work week in 2011, it quickly became a cult business classic. With a tag line...

No one should ever feel afraid of submitting a time off request.

Why annual leave is an intrinsic part of business success

“Sorry, Dave is not in today – can anyone else help?” So often the bearer of bad news, those immortal words...

How the workplace is adapting to the digital economy

The term ‘hyperconnectivity’ has become rather overused of late, but its premise is vital if we’re to better understand the mechanics...

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How and why your business should take advantage of the gig economy

It may be best for us to start this one with an explanation. What, after all, is the ‘gig economy’? When...

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How to spot future leaders within the business and ensure their success

Future leaders rarely shout from the rooftops. In fact, they’re sometimes incredibly hard to spot. While you might expect people with...

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In the know: how to ensure employees stay ‘on-brand’

Employers and employees share one challenge in common – the ability to stay ‘on-brand’. But what does that mean, exactly, and...

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7 reasons people aren’t reading your emails

How often have you sent an email to a colleague or customer only to wait and wait for a reply that...

10 ways to prepare yourself for a big speech to colleagues

10 ways to prepare yourself for a big speech to colleagues

If you’ve ever delivered a speech at a conference, you’ll know how daunting a prospect it can be. On entering the...

£2,000 SME growth vouchers

£2,000 SME growth vouchers

The first I had heard about the government growth voucher scheme was last week following quite a bit of negative media...