Last week Matthew Taylor, CEO of the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce, embarked on a tour for his review of employment practices. After my experience at the Court of Appeal, I’m looking forward to talking with him – that includes the topic of the self-employed tradesperson.
Staff may forget this, but business owners are only human, and they too will sometimes have personal issues to deal with, while also trying to keep a company afloat.
Denise Massey, MD of the Energy Innovation Centre, discusses why large organisations must embrace collaboration with SMEs in order to drive innovation.
With the start of the year, staff can feel compelled to search for new horizons rather than climb the ladder within their own organisation. For the employer, this can have an impact on the culture of the company, as well as on its finances – so here’s how to keep those engaged employees from leaving.
This year will be one of history’s most intriguing politically, with a wildcard in Donald Trump running the White House and Theresa May bounding towards Brexit, but the motoring sector for SMEs and larger firms is also set to undergo significant shifts.
No business could be successful without good people. Your team is more vital than your product, offering, or USP, so you need the right employees.
Failing businesses don’t have a monopoly on restructuring. For sensible and forward-thinking MDs, to restructure is not a sign of failure at all, but an indication that they are thinking about how best to prepare the company for the future.
The global manufacturing industry used to be very much about creating products for sale, however, we’ve seen a gradual erosion of that concept.
William Culbert, director of solutions for engineering at Bomgar explains the importance of security for SMEs when implementing remote working practices.
The year 2016 went down in history as a time of significant change. Before America headed to the polls, Britain shocked the world by voting to leave the EU. In the wake of the decision, there has been little action to note, and we have yet to realise the full impact of Brexit.
With a new year underway, the talent pool is deep, so avoid overused corporate buzzwords and make sure you stand out to attract the best candidates.
The war for top talent is arguably greater than ever and appointing senior executives is competitive, time consuming and often costly. Yet finding the right fit is vital for business success.