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3 Common Problems With Corporate Mentoring Programs (and How to Solve Them)

Corporate mentoring programs are an innovative way of providing employees with additional training and career development opportunities. However, not all companies understand how to use mentoring programs to their advantage and sometimes, problems can arise. With this in mind, there are several reasons why a company might be experiencing issues with corporate mentoring programs. Let’s […]

Can You Make a Living Trading Forex?

Is it possible to earn a decent living as a Forex trader? The short answer to the question is “yes.” For anyone who wants to begin the transition to a Forex-trading career, though, there are some important things to know about. For example, a few of the things every newcomer should be wondering about include: […]

5 Things Employees Complain Most About Their Job

The average American spends one-third of his or her life at work, so there’s bound to be conflict, tension, and complaints. Some complaints may be minor and require easy fixes, such as gripes about break policies and lunch breaks. More serious issues like harassment and bullying require the intervention of the HR department. Unhappy employees […]

Health and safety planning for your next business event

As an employer, your duty of care is to your employees in the course of their work, rather than just to your employees on your premises. Obviously, there is a limit as to how much you can control the world at large and the law recognises this, however, it also expects you to take action […]

How To Ensure Your Business Is Professional

Something you need to think about when you are growing your business is how to make it look and feel professional at every turn. You can be offering the most amazing products and services, and you can be an absolute expert at what you do, but if your image is not a professional one, customers […]

Professionalism in Business: How to Be Corporate When You Aren’t

There are a lot of negative connotations surrounding the corporate buzzword. The idea of being “big business” is often played up as being something that should be avoided. But the reality is often very different from the pictures painted by pop-culture quirks. Being viewed as a corporate entity has significant benefits for growth, customer and […]

Business Owners: This Is Why You Need an Employee Handbook

An employee handbook is an essential guide for businesses. It is a document that provides vital information for employees, offering comprehensive guidance about the values of a company as well as outlining employment rights. Ultimately, an effective handbook should act as an introduction to your company’s culture. It should also act as a guide your […]

Top tips on becoming a second-hand car dealer in 2019

There are many great jobs out there, from film director to graphic designer to primary school teacher. For the business-minded car enthusiast, however, becoming a second-hand car dealer is almost certainly the dream job – spending all day chatting about cars, finalising deals and making an income in a financially stable industry. Last year, the […]

The benefits of security gates for your business

It’s a sad fact of life that security is a major issue for many businesses, which means that anything which improves your security can usually be seen as an investment. At the same time, however, you generally want your business premises to look appealing rather than intimidating. After all, customers (or other legitimate visitors) are […]

Tips for making your small business more eco-friendly

By this point in time, most people are probably fully convinced of the benefits of becoming more eco-friendly. At least they are in principle. In practice, while going green may be the way of the long-term future, in the short term it can be expensive. The good news is it doesn’t have to be, in […]