Manufacturing businesses are being urged to look beyond doom-laden warnings about the impact of Artificial Intelligence on millions of factory jobs and embrace new technology.
Friday might be fun, but Tuesday’s the day to get stuff done. After all, it gets the highest productivity rankings of all other days of the week, according to an Accountemps survey of managers.
UK productivity is under increasing scrutiny following the latest ONS figures, which identified a 0.5% fall in the first quarter of 2018. In order to give SMEs more advice on tackling this area, NatWest joined hands with the CEBR to release a practical guide.
Employee morale can make or break an SME. It’s this principle that guides Natwest’s Marcelino Castrillo as he speaks exclusively to Real Business.
When it comes to productivity, the UK has been dawdling behind other countries for decades now. Other countries such as France, Germany and the US all produce more work in a week than the UK.
Glancing back at May 2018, Real Business found that finding the right talent was one of the biggest corporate bug bears – for a variety of reasons.
Steve Thompson, managing director at Forward Role Recruitment, walks us through the concept of presenteeism – and delivers advice on how to prevent it from happening.
The potential value which digital solutions offer to a business is ultimately dependent upon the ability for staff to properly utilise these technologies.
The biggest cause of stress amongst UK workers today is financial worry, with most staff admitting to being stressed about not having enough money. New research from Neyber reveals why this may lie at the root of UK’s productivity puzzle.
Imagine if small business owners had their very own MBA whizz on speed-dial, to brainstorm their scaling problems. Small Business Charter chair Michelle Ovens MBE explains why business schools are underrated when it comes to unlocking SME productivity.
Martin Burns, senior principal transformation consultant, EMEA at CA Technologies explains why a critical enabler for delivering results is extreme focus on the important.
The majority of UK businesses are failing to communicate properly with their younger employees and it’s affecting their workplace morale and productivity, a new survey has found.