Jessica Pryce-Jones, UK entrepreneur and author of the book, ‘Happiness at Work: Maximising Your Psychological Capital for Success,’ claims that happy people are almost twice as productive as their colleagues, they take less sick days and enjoy their jobs more. They are also likely to earn more and be promoted more quickly.
The settlement agreement offers employers a useful tool offering a clean way of terminating someone’s employment without having to undertake long and difficult procedures involving substantial management time. At the same time, there are various risks attached for an employer in offering a Settlement Agreement to an employee, of which employers need to be aware of.
What’s the secret to a really productive office? The BBC’s northern HQ in Salford features black ‘collaboration pods’ and giant neon and metal ‘thought wheels’, while the Innocent Drinks base in London, affectionately known as ‘Fruity Towers’, has offices decked with fake grass and picnic benches.
Navigating a competitive environment is prompting businesses to find more profitable and efficient ways of running day-to-day processes. Business owners are continuously looking for comprehensive business systems that will help unite the departments across the firm, improving control and boosting company growth. However, there is still a huge amount of uncertainty and concern when organisations enter into an ERP project.
It’s about time Men give back to Santa Claus and his Global Gift Giving Enterprise! Here are 10 already-existing technologies that Santa could use to make the seemingly impossible logistics of Christmas gift-giving a success.
Britons spend an average of 8.6 minutes hiding in the toilets, three times per week, collectively earning £1.3bn on average per year as they do so.
As globalisation progresses, more and more organisations look for ways to structure their business model so that they can expand their markets and remain profitable. This requires a number of skill sets that may not have been necessary when business was simpler and the organisation was mainly addressing their home market.
With the UK economy recovering, Matthew Brandis examines how partnering with a trusted law firm can help companies prepare for growth by mitigating risk throughout the business lifecycle. It’s all about avoiding the travails of the unexpected.
Fledgling entrepreneurs to receive tailored one-to-one advice from founders and investors behind Skype, Secret Escapes, Hailo, Zoopla and Index Ventures, from themed workshops which will provide invaluable support in areas including funding, branding, innovation and product development
Disruptions in technology can be detrimental to any business, but small to mid-sized companies are particularly vulnerable. Whether it be healthcare, manufacturing, or construction, the reality is that many small to mid-sized companies do not have large IT departments and 24/7 help desks to troubleshoot network issues that can reduce productivity. However, with remote monitoring, these organisations are now able to efficiently respond to multiple sites and issues.
In honour of the 12 days of Christmas song's second place 'two turtle doves', Real Business brings you the issues to consider when starting a business with your beloved.
When it comes to approaching a press release, everyone who works in media relations has a different theory, and public relations agencies abide to disparate sets of stylistic principles depending on the industry sectors they service.