One of the greatest things about being an entrepreneur is creating jobs. However, one of the biggest challenges for an SME owner is retaining people. The days of the ‘job-for-life’ attitude is sadly dwindling as the current generation of workers prefer shorter terms with employers. So how can business owners encourage them to stay?
Neil Lancaster from Business and accountancy firm Adams Moore offers some ‘quick-wins’ solutions to securing a more loyal workforce.
For businesses running lean operations, having an open position could cause a serious problem. That’s why it’s critical that employers have a strong hiring strategy in place to fuel the pipeline to enable them to select the most suitable, skilled and appropriate candidates quickly.
The majority of businesses still have a traditional workplace, which is increasingly at odds with a modern workplace culture.
A bunch of lazy slackers we definitely are not, but if we are to achieve the levels of economic growth we desperately need in the UK, we are going to have to sort out our historically low productivity problem.
On paper, the British summertime is a cause for joy – sunshine, hot weather and bright evenings. But how are UK businesses marking the season?
As part of our Fleet For Growing Businesses hub we’ve taken a look through the A-Z of key business fleet terms. Here, we explore benefit-in-kind.
When it comes to travelling abroad or to a previously undiscovered destination for a work trip, there are several ways in which you can make the most of the opportunity.
When you bring new recruits into a company, you fully expect them to fit in and have a positive impact on the direction and success of your business. So it usually comes as a shock when one leaves so quickly.
Free WiFi gives your customers a reason to linger. Andrew Gibson, senior manager at Virgin Media Business explains this and other surprising benefits.
Glassdoor is on a mission to find out how bosses can retain staff, by analysing quirky perks and career progression.
The importance of employee rewards is recognised by an overwhelming majority of UK SMEs, which suggests companies that don’t acknowledge this could have staff retention woes.