The key HR steps to successfully laying off staff. Plus: what to do about employees and Facebook.
Advice & Guides
Cut your "carbs", push up profits and take the step towards a profitable future with our 27 ways to reduce your company’s carbon footprint.
A few days ago, I was topping up on the wit and wisdom of David Ogilvy, one of the marketing industry's early gurus. Fantastic stuff, though sometimes just a bit dated. Take his advice to advertisers of soap powders: "The consumer isn't a moron; she is your wife".
Politicians can be a slippery bunch. Whether you choose to grease their palms or use a bit of old-fashioned diplomacy, here's 27 ways to get your MP working for your business.
In this, the final instalment, we assess Facebook's ability to set agendas; how it channels people power, and how it makes or breaks business' reputations.
In part 2 of Facebook and your business, Dan Matthews suggests how businesses can use Facebook and other social media for marketing, market research and harpooning rivals.
Professional development of employees is critical both to their career growth and to the ongoing success of your business.