We still don’t know what the UK’s EU exit will look like. However, Paul Lester, a partner in corporate finance at law firm Cripps, outlines some steps that will help employers with their Brexit planning.
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Sadly, there have been numerous disturbing stories and allegations around abuse and assault across Hollywood and Westminster. Some examples include sexual harassment in the workplace, which can arise from subtle circumstances – and from sources employers might not expect.
Many bosses have faced disputes which have arisen because employment contracts were either not issued, or were poorly drafted. But it is possible to avoid such scenarios by ensuring all employees are handed appropriate and robust contracts in the first place.
The Black Friday sales are almost upon us. Are you ready for hordes of frenzied people invading physical and online shops, pulling hair like rabid dogs, screaming and shouting the get their hands on a 50 per cent off toaster?
According to Phillip Hammond, a new startup is spawned every single hour in the UK. As business owners, we all know that the UK’s 5.5m SMEs are the economic backbone of this country and they play a very significant role in boosting the economy.
Staff are often the most vital assets any business can have, but they also have the astounding ability to bypass data protection, whether because of revenge or innocent mistake.
Easy and frequent employee communication has long been seen as a cure-all for companies struggling with workplace collaboration and productivity – and technology is viewed as the elixir for ensuring effective contact between workers.
The zeal with which a new manager approaches their role is a wonder to behold. They are dying to get stuck in, and have much to prove: that they will establish themselves successfully and uniquely within the workplace and that they will look after clients well.
Every employee, regardless of their position, is guilty of being a time waster at some point or other, but when does this behaviour stop being a harmless quirk and start getting in the way of productivity and positive results?
For US retailers, Black Friday represents the biggest shopping day of the year, so it’s not surprising that it made the leap across to the UK, adopted by Amazon in 2010.
Considerations for any growing business looking to improving the way things are done through AI technologies and automation.
While my years of working for Google honed my commercial and strategic mindset, it was my tenure as a ski-cross competitor that arguably contributed the most to running my own business.