Inflation at its simplest is the term used to describe rising prices. With costs continuing to increase at their fastest rate for 40 years, inflation in the UK is having a fundamental impact on businesses across the region.
Building relationships with other local businesses can be incredibly rewarding on a personal level as well as a shrewd business decision. Forging friendships with other people, many of whom may be facing similar challenges to you, can have some fantastic benefits that will enable you to grow your business – some of which you may
Maintaining a healthy work/life balance is a challenge for almost everyone and, if you take some time away from work, picking up from where you left off can be tricky for employees. Whether it’s returning from parental leave, a period of illness, or even a long holiday – such as the Christmas break – giving
Preparing for the challenges a business might come up against when times get tough can seem like a mammoth task. You want to protect your business and guarantee that it can survive the adversity. It can be helpful to think about why you’re making a plan to ensure business continuity. Once you have in mind
Good leadership and management strategy is vital for business resilience and, considering the business climate of the past couple of years, the need for businesses to be strong enough to face serious challenges is increasingly apparent. Beyond this, the right kind of leadership can make the biggest difference for the wellbeing of your team; by
This article runs through the business finance options available once government support comes to an end.
From recruitment to payroll to offboarding – there are several key responsibilities of a human resources department that keep a business running smoothly. Of course, many small businesses don’t have the capacity for an HR department and HR duties are often done by directors, managers, and administrators within the business. An HR department essentially manages
Creativity in business can come in many forms. From fresh content production to dynamic problem solving – allowing your ideas and innovations to materialise is such an important part of growing a successful business. Whether its time or money or team dynamics or a global pandemic, barriers to creativity in business can come from all
Searching for marketing help as a start-up business can leave your head spinning – with every blogger and their dog listing endless digital marketing “must-haves” that seem to cost a fortune (in time and money)! It’s like they always say: don’t run before you walk. So, here’s a quick and easy guide to getting started