All good business leaders know that having happy staff leads to happy customers. In reality, however, many still don’t prioritise employee engagement as much as they should.
Michael Foote, founder of price comparison site Quote Goat, explains how to learn to delegate, a skill necessary for any business owner dreaming of scaling up.
UK employees are less likely to consider themselves devoted to their jobs – 48 per cent of UK respondents said they were loyal, compared to the 58 per cent European average.
As you scale up, you will need to find new ways of making sure everyone in the business knows the expense policy.
Sometimes, startup staff have chosen to work in a startup because they thrive under pressure – so how do you retain them when you move into scaleup territory?
Real Business takes a look at proven strategies for retaining staff when the future is uncertain.
When someone is absent from work, the remaining staff may take on the extra load. But when they come in to work sick, everyone is at risk of catching a cold – which is worse?
The government reckons there’s 1.3m SMEs in the UK. Do the sums and that means they make up 99.5 per cent of all businesses.
It might seem early to start planning, but that fact of the matter is it is not too early to start thinking about seasonal recruitment.
If you have a new starter, make everyone’s lives easier by setting some time aside to draft a clear induction plan.
Google, a company that projects a progressive image to the wider world, has become the centre of a blazing anti-diversity and gender row that has occupied the headlines for weeks, and will continue to do so for some time.
Finance professionals are in high demand with just over a quarter of employers are looking to hire in the coming months.