If you keep your workers happy and healthy, they are likely to work harder. Managing productivity in this way makes good business sense.
When it comes to lists about innovative tech locations, it’s perhaps unsurprising that London ranks high. However, it’s by no means the only UK city making waves.
Elena Shifrina’s colourful career has included catwalk modelling and MIT study – but now she wants to conquer the UK with her healthy snacks business Bio Food Lab, which sells 2.5m bars a month in her native Russia.
Enertor, the insole business backed by Usain Bolt, has launched a Crowdcube campaign for £750,000, which has taken off at pace already.
As a startup, there will always be new challenges and you have to accept that very early on. It can be stressful, especially when you have multiple tasks and challenges coming at you from all angles.
The Centre for Mental Health has estimated that over half the cost to business of mental ill health at work is attributable to reduced productivity of employees when at work.
Research found that small businesses are experiencing higher than average absenteeism – 49 per cent of small business owners said staff were taking more than five days per year.
Almost a century after launch, 1925-launched heritage brand Champneys is massaged with £10m of investment a year. Not bad, considering owner Stephen Purdew admitted business plans didn’t exist when he embarked on his hospitality journey.
Even though the media is doing its best to warn people of the dangers, i.e. sitting is the new smoking, many have yet to truly understand the implications of too much sitting, the many benefits of standing, or the mindset shift that’s necessary to change behaviour.
In today’s ever-evolving wellness scene, it’s simply not enough to be mainstream; spas must constantly be one step ahead to cater for hard-working and discerning business owners who can afford to demand spa therapies that deliver a unique experience.
Most tend not to realise they’re heading for burnout until it’s too late. So here are five signs to look out for.
Jan Cavelle draws a line under the demise of her failing business by touching on how moving away from that toxic environment has been a breath of fresh air.