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The Importance of Physical Back-Up

We’ve all probably fallen victim to the pain of losing some important data at one stage or other in our lives, but it perhaps makes the biggest impact to small (and) big businesses since it’s very likely that a loss of important data ultimately affects your bottom line. It’s just as painful losing what could […]

How to Start a Successful Gardening Business

With the summer officially upon us, you’ll most likely be spending a lot more time outside in the garden. If this is one of your favourite parts of the year, you may have even considered making a full-time business out of it. The dream job scenario for everyone is a successful business in an industry […]

Choosing the right office colour for maximum productivity

Why on earth would you waste time looking through colour charts when you’ve got a business to run? Well, believe it or not, the colour of your office walls has an incredible impact on emotions, mood, behaviour and productivity levels, so it’s worth considering a makeover to ensure optimal working conditions are in place. You […]

Inside Alexander Mann – A Look at the Recruitment Business

Recruitment businesses these days exist in their numbers and both employers and prospective employees have a lot of options available to them to have that gap bridged between them. In fact, some recruitment business models are operated exclusively in the online space, naturally taking a little less of a formalised operational structure. With so many […]

How to reduce employee absence levels

The average UK employee is absent from work for 6.5 days a year. This places an inordinate amount of strain on businesses in terms of the productivity levels, company reputation and, subsequently, financial cost. Genuine sickness is sometimes unavoidable, but many absences can be avoided by promoting a healthier workplace environment, improving working conditions and […]

Ways to Build Your Business Clientele Quickly and Keep it

People build businesses for the purpose of gaining clientele and supplying them with products and services that they either desire or need. Without clientele, there is no money coming in. This is why it’s of the highest importance that business entities have the strategy needed to build their clientele market and be able to build […]

Great Ways to Improve your SME and Get Ahead of the Rest

The UK business world is quite a competitive one and as such if you’re one of the country’s many small to medium enterprises, you need to do all you can to get ahead of the competition. A big reason why many SMEs fail is that they fail to make themselves stand out from the rest, […]

How can you protect data security when collaborating with R&D partners?

Collaboration with external research and development (R&D) partners is crucial for a whole range of organisations. These days, breakthrough R&D discoveries tend not to come from the work of an individual or small team, but from the pooling of data and knowledge between teams. Often, projects involve input from other labs, sometimes labs based elsewhere […]

Distributions for SMEs: What options are available?

Image courtesy of iStock As one of the country’s many SMEs it’s fair to say the business world can be quite competitive for you. As such you’ll probably be looking for new and innovative ways to get your small to medium enterprise off the ground and ahead of your competitors. One sure-fire way to not […]

Enough of the Annoying Workplace Clichés

 It’s bad enough that you keep hearing them from management, but by no means should this serve as a green light to internalise and use those annoying workplace clichés we could all use a little less of. In fact, “green light” itself should probably be the 51st of these, but here’s a comprehensive look at […]