Everything you see started with just an idea. Every business if you think about it was created twice! I knew I wanted to be my own boss but the question was how and what do I start a business doing?
100 days to achieve your business goals – why this is the ideal timescale and how to make the most of it.
Are you a young entrepreneur under 35? Do you need funding? Have you ever wondered how to get a mentor? If the answer to these questions is yes and you also want to meet other young people interested in going into business and also gain access to fantastic high calibre speakers then the Young Entrepreneur Society could be the answer to all your questions.
New research from the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) suggests that a lack of competence and misplaced confidence amongst bosses is creating a stressed out, unfulfilled workforce. According to the data, the result is worrying for business, with nearly three quarters of employees regularly taking decisions at work they don’t feel trained or qualified to make.
Figures released by TV Licensing from a member poll conducted in partnership with the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) show that the overwhelming majority of employers say they won’t be allowing employees “time off” to watch Andy Murray’s pursuit of the Wimbledon Grand Slam title. However, separate figures suggest this won’t stop people tuning into the tournament.
The recent changes proposed related to paternity proposals leave would mean that from 2015 mothers and fathers would share far more fully in parental leave we spoke to Wanda Goldwag, Non Executive Chair of True North Human Capital, a human capital management consultancy explains how that might affect your business.
There is only days remaining for the UK’s most inspiring and enterprising franchisees of 2011 to enter the bfa HSBC Franchisee of the Year Awards, and see their achievements recognised.
A survey of SME owners has revealed that more than a third of small and medium businesses would not dream of hiring a candidate from the BBC series The Apprentice.
Five lucky small business owners have made it through to the English heat of a competition tracking down Britain’s best new entrepreneurs.
With many staff off on holiday this week to coincide with school half term a survey has revealed that over a third of UK employees take business calls on holiday, with top level management and the over-65s being the guiltiest of never switching off from work. Men are 66% more likely than women to pick up a call.
A website needs to be seen to be effective and with 85 per cent of all searches starting from search engines it is essential that your site is ranked as high as possible to be seen. We spoke to Ross Hamill, from SEO specialists Spider Online to get practical tips on what to do to get seen by search engines.
In today’s working environment, it is increasingly important to provide an active dialogue between employees and management in both open and confidential environments. Simon Oldfield from QuestBack says, Providing a space for employee voices to be heard has been proven to create a much more cohesive and productive workplace.