For a SME with a small team and limited resources, every cog in the machine of the business counts. So why not consider freelancers to ease the stress of recruitment?
Those serving in the armed forces are trained to be tough, self-disciplined and ready to adapt to adversity. And individuals discharging from military careers stand to transform and grow organisations as the value of their training is finally being recognised in the business industry.
When you have an in-house team bound by the company contracts and employment laws, it’s a different prospect to outsourcing vital business processes to third parties. It’s vital you know where you stand legally in a dispute or you may find yourself in a risky and unpleasant situation.
In the lead up to Christmas the average person spends close to £900 on a variety of presents, decorations and festive extras in readiness for 25 December. It’s hardly surprising with the pressures of expectations and opportunities online that much of this buying is done sneakily in work time.
Every business embraces IT at some level as a tool for sourcing, communicating and storing information – but if you get this wrong, you could cause more damage than you may realise.
The national news recently highlighted a woman’s complaint against a man on LinkedIn who said she was "stunning". While some thought she was right and others thought she was overreacting, it highlighted why context is important in communication and tells us we need to know what defines "wrong" in the way we treat gender.
Publicity is the spearhead of any business plan and it’s essential to be visible amongst a sea of competitors. As such, it's sometimes worth going the extra mile to make sure you are noticed.
Unlike the ancient tomes of law that regulate more traditional forms of trade, a lot of laws for business on digital platforms are relatively recent and as such are more frequently side-lined by companies with eyes on the prize.
We meet Pitch to Rich 2015 semi-finalist Lisa Sohanpal, who is set to take her healthy ready meals for children to the shelves of Ocado and Selfridges – and hopes to foster a new generation of healthy eaters.
Ignoring your legal accountability can be a costly mistake as nearly half of businesses realise too late. For a round-up of what you need to know, here are five areas in law that businesses are often tripped up by as they grow.
Webinars are great ways to conduct conferences, collaborate, and are ideal for training purposes – but what are the specific business wins from using webinar? Richard Forsyth explores why webinars have become an attractive proposition for growth.
Webinars have changed the way managers do things for many businesses. A webinar can be used in many different ways including remote interviews, online workshops, real-time lectures and company updates. In some ways the webinar has become the darling of the digital business tools.