According to Business in the Community’s Mental Health at Work report, 77 per cent of employees have experienced symptoms of poor mental health at some point, and 29 per cent have been diagnosed with a mental health condition.
Author Letitia Booty
Business owners should not take softer skills, such as communication and resilience, for granted when pitching to investors.
UK employees were willing to leave their roles for a ten per cent pay rise, compared to a European average of 12 per cent.
The market is full of cloud services – but what do they actually offer, and why should you use them over the tolls you already have? It might surprise you to learn that you may already be using a fair few.
Dwindling growth prospects and business confidence is leading to increased financial distress amongst the UK SME community, new evidence shows.
In surveying a group of business leaders, it was found that 46 per cent do not see the use of Twitter any more – the main criticism being that there is a “lack of useful engagement” on the platform.
Canagan, a pet product producer, is one of the UK’s great untold exporting success stories. Having launched in 2012, the business now exports pet products to more than 35 countries.
How do you impress investors when seeking equity finance? It’s all about the management teams, and making sure you’ve done the numbers.
A small business going without power may be missing out on orders and man hours, while still having to pay staff and rent and other costs. It can soon add up, and take its toll on your bottom line.
Co-founder Luke Barlow had fallen victim to a bad experience in the past with a logistics provider, and was keen not to get stung again. We caught up with him to find out more.
Recruiting talented staff is a top priority for small and medium-sized business owners (SMEs), with nearly a quarter (23 per cent) claiming that after launching the company, hiring new staff was the biggest business decision.
Access to finance is tricky, with a third of businesses turned down at least once for a business loan or funding over the past three years, and 12 per cent turned down on multiple occasions.