You might not be there right now. But you have a fire escape plan in your workplace. Of course you do, it’s a legal requirement. You’ll have one or two people who act as marshalls. When that fire alarm sounds, it’s their job to make sure everyone’s out of the building in a calm and […]
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We like to think that with all our experience of working with businesses large and small, we know a thing or two about leadership and management. Here are a few of our observations. Let us know what you think!
Over the last few weeks, we’ve learned a different way of working, haven’t we? Some of our clients have really embraced the concept of working remotely. And maybe their businesses will be improved by it long-term (staff love the flexibility). Meanwhile some other clients have really struggled with it. So we’ve been offering them plenty […]
And, sometimes that workperson is right. Here’s what I mean. It’s likely that in your business your team have different jobs. George might use most of his time writing emails to clients Alice may spend her day editing images And James uses his time creating presentations (and drinking coffee) So would they all use the […]
There are countless advantages to a paper-free office. Let’s start with the obvious environmental benefit. Less paper = fewer trees being cut down. Any way your business can make less of a negative environmental impact is excellent. Then there’s the time-saving impact for you and your team. No one needs to transcribe meeting minutes because […]
Did you know that more than 1.54 million people in the UK now work from home on a regular basis? It’s essential that you can be confident the business is doing what it’s supposed to be doing… while offering your staff flexibility. So how do you get the balance right? Our brand new guide is […]
You’re probably an efficient, organised person. But what about your staff? How do they handle and organise huge volumes of information? The chances are high that your business already has access to one of the most powerful ways to organise and leverage information. Microsoft OneNote is an incredible piece of software. There are a ton […]
As much as we’d love to clone ourselves, we can’t run our businesses on our own, can we? And we owe it to our team to give them the most effective tools to communicate and stay organised. If your business is relying just on email or WhatsApp for team chat, you’re missing a big trick. […]
Microsoft Office 365 is gorgeous, isn’t it? It’s packed with brilliant, productivity boosting tools that can take your business to a whole new level. But in our experience, most business owners and managers aren’t aware of everything that’s already available to them in their Office 365 suite. These days it’s a lot more than just […]
Sorry. It’s a post about Brexit 🙄 I read that UK growth slowed sharply in the final three months of 2018, thanks to increased anxiety around Brexit. If you’re among the many business leaders worried about the impact of Brexit on your business, this article may be of interest. https://smallbusiness.co.uk/preparing-brexit-planning-2546591/ If there’s any part of […]
The vast majority of UK businesses are now using the cloud in some form. This means data and apps that can safely be accessed anywhere, by any authorised person. Great for flexibility and increased productivity.