Communicating in the workplace is no longer a simple task. Years ago it couldn’t have been easier – if you wanted to talk to someone or get something done, then you would just pick up the phone. There’s now a plethora of tech-based options, but you needn’t be a slave to them.
Working in a team often comes with challenges, but how you overcome them is the most important thing. We’ve highlighted 10 of the most common challenges of teamwork, and what you can do to overcome them.
Employing consultants and self-employed people can be tricky business. Here's an expert guide to make sure your consultancy agreement is fair and legal.
The government estimates that employers pay an annual bill of around £9bn per year in sick pay and associated costs. In today’s economic climate, it is more important than ever to cultivate a happy and in turn a healthy workforce.
So often when starting a new business relationship, our first challenge is to explain what Public Relations actually is and why it is important.
Whichever side of the table we find ourselves, we rarely bound enthusiastically into the room for a staff appraisal. A little reticence is perfectly natural. But a staff appraisal is an important opportunity to have a constructive, two-way conversation that benefits all involved.
You’ve probably heard the phrase ‘elevator pitch’ 100 times. You may even have given a few, knowingly or otherwise. But what actually is an elevator pitch? And what makes one good or bad?
Creating new and positive structures within a struggling company requires strategy and care. Brute force, while easy, is the last option any leader should consider.
Tech. Innovation. Cutting-edge. When considering these buzzwords, one place comes to mind: Silicon Valley. But these 5 underrated hubs are vying for technology dominance.
Due to Brexit uncertainty, more companies are trying to forge better relationships with suppliers.
Jane Crosby, Partner at law firm Hart Brown, outlines the redundancy process, explaining what procedures an employer needs to put in place and what a person’s rights are in a redundancy situation
Financial advisor Rik Snuiverink provides tips on how budding entrepreneurs can raise finance through online means.