If you feel like you need the brains of a scientist, the karma of a Buddhist and the execution skills of a Navy Seal to get the job done, then author Terence Mauri has the right advice for you: Relearn how to lead.
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So you’ve heard about auto enrolment, you know it’s coming and, if you’re like many of the UK’s other small employers, you probably feel good about offering a scheme to your workers. But the one thing you could be struggling with is choice.
Sadiq Khan’s intervention in the London cab market is seen as a boost for black cabs but there are still lessons to be learned from Uber and others, says Smart Design’s Nathaniel Giraitis.
If your company is still in its infancy, you’re still figuring out what to do about your legal matters. Lawyers aren’t cheap and you probably want to hold onto as much money as possible.
Ethics and compliance is one of today’s highest risk concerns for businesses. As such, Khushboo Sinha from MetricStream takes a look at five best practices for firms seeking to establish a successful ethics and corporate compliance programme.
Expansion is a core business objective and having an online presence is increasingly important in order to meet this growth. And a global web presence gives firms a direct channel to reach new customers in a new target market.
Lights, camera, action! Straight away, you know where you are: a film set. The more you think about it, the more examples there are of environments specific to industries – from the wooden panelling and leather chairs of private banks to the sterility of the operating theatre, environment plays an important role.
As David Brent’s new film hit the cinema last month, we were reminded of the challenge all businesses face from time to time, namely the senior executive or board member who says or does things the company would rather they didn’t.
In today’s fast-paced business world, the one constant is change. At any given time, you, your team and your business are likely to be facing one or more forms of change, but it is something that many people find extremely difficult to embrace.
Here are the reactive measures that employers can take now to ensure they are best placed for what lies ahead with the forthcoming Brexit, and the proactive moves that will enable them to prepare and thrive in the future.
After today’s announcement that Sports Direct are going to offer casual retail staff at least 12 guaranteed hours a week, instead of zero-hour contracts, Peninsula's HR director, Alan Price, explains what employers need to know about zero-hour contracts.
We all want more hours in the day to be our most successful and productive selves but that just isn’t possible – time is precious. I don’t know anyone who isn’t overstretched and overscheduled.