Michael Kalli, commercial director at The Dining Club Group shares his top five tips for rewarding and investing in your workforce without pay rises.
Deals such as the proposed merger of Asda and Sainsbury’s often get the headlines, but businesses of all shapes, sizes, and sectors are increasingly turning to M&As as bosses look to supplement organic growth.
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.
If someone was to ask me what is the single most important function of my role as managing director is, I would say: developing and investing in my leadership team.
Since the EU referendum result in June 2016 and the election ending in a hung parliament, employers have set their sights on preparing for Brexit – and many are concerned.
The British people need the right tools, if we wish to stand any hope of creating a truly skilled workforce that will make UK business a success.
Kicking off the launch of Corporate Insights, a new interview series in which we hear from senior decision makers at large global firms about how they get the job done, two heads of Vodafone discuss the emergence of flexible working, implementation and what it really means for SMEs.
In the modern business world working practices and the work environment have changed more rapidly in the last ten years than at any time since the industrial revolution. How do we retain our skills base?
Always eager to cover both sides of the argument, Real Business canvassed the opinion of entrepreneurs and business owners on both sides of the European Union membership debate – producing some fascinating and explosive comments.
With 80 per cent of viruses and most bacteria transmissible through touch, and the flu virus living on hard surfaces for up to 72 hours, it’s not surprising offices are such a hot-bed for bacteria and viruses.
There’s nothing more exciting for a small business than suddenly seeing a big peak in demand out of the blue. However most business owners would agree the second thought that comes is: "Eeek, how am I going to supply this?!"
On 28 May, we published an interview with Robert Stephenson-Padron, managing director of Penrose Care, a home care provider based in North London. Stephenson-Padron described the strongly ethical approach his business takes to valuing and supporting its predominantly female staff, and now we're hearing from the other side of the fence.