Far too many businesses fall victims to fraud. One study found that the average business loses 5% of its revenue each year to fraud. This means that the cost of fraud to businesses is $3.7 trillion.However, most businesses aren’t prepared to handle it. One survey found that 48% of...
On the 10 October, World Mental Health Day takes center stage. This topic is finally receiving the long overdue recognition it deserves, and it's one which is particularly applicable to the small business community, where loneliness, extreme stress and burning the candle at both ends is endemic. When you're...
In an era where you can buy anything you need in a click from your smartphone, it seems contradictory to promote face-to-face meetings and interactions for businesses. Indeed, the digital revolution has dramatically improved day-to-day processes, creating a streamlined, connected, and remote workplace. Employees who have fought for the...
When preparing to leave on a trip — whether for the holidays, much-needed vacation or a business excursion — the last thing you likely think about is your out-of-office message.However, it's essential to keep people updated on your whereabouts, no matter if they're a client, vendor or co-worker. Here...
Not every company needs a tagline. Google, Facebook and Amazon don't utilize them, but only because they're such huge brands. They are already incredibly memorable and universally known at this point.Although they don't need a tagline, most other enterprises do. If you have a small business or your larger...
Starting a website is easy. Platforms like WordPress makes it easy for anyone to get stuck in and find their voice online. But that doesn’t mean that it is easy to do well. Many people start a website quickly, only to find that no one reads it, it doesn’t...
What is the one resource that all businesses share the same amount of, no matter how successful they are? What resource is essential to manage at all times, and will never stop being relevant? What resources has turned famous businesses to those that stagnate and smaller businesses to experience...
As we all know, going green is a top priority for a lot of companies in the current climate. It once started out by using recyclable materials, but now it's moving on to containing spills and protecting the environment in a much broader sense. Unfortunately, while it might be...
According to a recent survey, almost two-thirds of construction projects are affected by delays. Whether your business is focused on a residential or a commercial building site, there’s a fair chance that delays will play a significant role in your process. Indeed, building companies have a bad rep when...
You know the businesses that you see always getting the limelight, they’re the type that have built themselves into an octopus. At first, they all started out as businesses that provide one type of service or product. They focused on making it as good as possible but they soon...