Your company’s office will be one of the most important things for your employees. It’s where they will spend their entire day working, so you need to make sure that it is an optimum space where productivity and hard work can flourish. If it isn’t, then I’m sure your...
Running a business is always going to be a challenge, whether you're running a tiny startup or a huge corporation. However, it's all too common for a lot of people to forget just how many challenges that there are when it comes to trying to create a truly amazing...
One of the biggest expenses of any business is payroll. However, did you know that how you designate your workforce can make a difference to your bottom line and tax liability? The Two Main Employee Categories Not everyone who works for you is technically an employee. You can also outsource work, have...
When working for an employer, you often get the benefit of sick pay. However, when working for yourself, you don’t get this benefit. This can make being self-employed and sick a financial struggle.Whilst you may be able to soldier on through some forms of sickness, others may be too...
One of the biggest issues that every business will face is coping with employee sickness. Even if a worker takes just one day off to get over a brief illness, the effect will certainly be felt across the company. The other employees who work closely with the individual will...
Business owners often have quite a bad reputation when it comes to looking after their employees. I’m sure that you will be able to name a handful of large corporations who have been in the media recently for treating their staff badly. It shouldn’t be like this of course,...
When you wake up every morning and head to work, you never know what the day will have in store for you. Whether you work in a risky environment or not, you always need to expect the unexpected. You can be a responsible employee and employer by considering the...
When you are hiring support staff for a healthcare business, you need to be thorough. A medical setting of any genre requires a level of sensitivity as a part of the job, and one of the most important qualities that anyone should look out for in their healthcare staff...
Though technology and automation have improved business processes infinitely, it has not taken away the human element. It takes real, authentic relationship building to succeed as a company because, while automation can help speed things up, it will never take the place of human communication. Machines will also never...
You might think that your employees come to work every day just so they can get their paycheck at the end of the month. This is true of course; the financial compensation of working is one of the main reasons why many of us seek employment. However, it’s not...