Employee relations in key performance areas are often neglected in a busy workforce, leaving staff confused and unhappy. We spoke to Haleem Ossman, who has twice won the national Investors in People Award, about the advice that he would give to businesses on how to manage this challenge.
With the fall out from the Icelandic volcano causing travel chaos across many parts of the world and grounding the majority of flights into and out of europe, business travellers and holiday makers returning from easter breaks have been hugely affected.
None more so than three of Britain’s highest profile entrepreneurs and part of the famous five from televisions Dragons’ Den Duncan Bannatyne, Peter Jones and Theo Paphitis who were all enjoying extended Easter breaks out of the UK ahead of filming of the eighth series of Dragons’ Den set to start on Monday.
The due diligence process consists of three main parts: screening due diligence, business due diligence, and legal due diligence. Each firm may have a specific process, but typically it involves reviewing the management team, the market potential, the product or service (and the need it meets), and the business model.
For a salesperson, cold calling can present one of the greatest challenges in their day. Get the most out of your cold calls by following these nine steps. And remember that staying positive, being persistent, and listening and adjusting to customer responses are the personal ingredients to help you succeed.
The London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has today launched an online advice surgery staffed by five ‘Business Doctors’ to help cure the most common day to day problems that companies face.
Developing an effective digital strategy isn’t easy. Once you’ve got your website right, how do you begin to increase the traffic to your site, convert these visitors into customers and generate more sales?
A new ‘fit note’ introduced has the potential to cause uncertainty amongst employers and employees, and may result in more workplace disputes according to a leading employment law specialist.
One in eight small business owners have had to cancel a holiday in the past year as they’ve battled to stay on top of work commitments and the struggling economy has turned up the pressure, according to new research published today.
Last year food giant Unilever dropped the ad agency it had been using for over a decade and put up a $10,000 bounty for new ideas to promote Peperami on TV. Here Fergus Dyer-Smith, Co-founder of Wooshii looks at how cost effective research can help grow your business.
Santander has won three awards at the recent annual Business Moneyfacts Awards including the prestigious title of ‘Business Bank of the Year’, which the bank was named for the second consecutive year.