As far as leadership traits go, bravery ranks high on the list of must-have’s – and those making it a priority have been branded courageous executives by ThoughtWorks.
Author Shané Schutte
Mondays have become eponymous with slow starts and lack of productivity. And while bosses look for ways to combat employees’ hatred of the day, boosting the office mood and offering free food seem to be the only real solutions.
Costa is back in the news, and unfortunately it’s not because of reputation recovery efforts. Instead, staff have decided to show that the company – and National Rail – would prosecute kind behaviour.
We’ve all had our share of unique jobs, but possibly topping most experiences is being hired to protect a horse from Glastonbury festival revellers. James Cadbury, founder of Love Cocoa, unveils his one-time strange job to Real Business.
You need to address someone’s hygiene, a member of staff has started to cry after a fault you called them up on, or a bully has been flagged in the workplace. As boss, you’ll undoubtedly come across uncomfortable situations and awkward conversations such as these.
It’s time to acknowledge that while we work longer hours, a distraction epidemic is spreading across Britain, making it harder for staff to refocus.
The difference between maternity, paternity and shared parental leave is vast, so it wouldn’t hurt to know what each one entails.
While GDPR will penalise companies for lengthy terms and conditions, it’s also up to the customer to read them. You may otherwise end up agreeing to clean portaloos.
Making Tax Digital was a promised revolution to the UK’s tax system, but gained no favours among the SME community. New amendments, however, will give 3m of the UK’s smallest businesses more time to make the switch.
Leonardo Hotels has finished refurbishing its first Edinburgh-based establishment. But before opening its doors, additional emphasis was placed on staff training.
Prime minister Theresa May’s recent endeavours seem to be winning her no favours, ranking her low in terms of SME bosses’ favourite national leaders.
Ofcom has recently set out its expectations of mobile network providers applying to its spectrum auction in 2.3GHz and 3.4GHz bands – a move it hopes will boost competition and get the world ready for an expected rise in data traffic.