Thursday, 29 June 2017 11:41 Written by Michael Newman
Summer has now arrived universities are out and schools are about to break up. Young people are looking for jobs or even work experience as interns to get a foot on the employment ladder.
Do you have loads of wonderful, creative ideas, but struggle to see them through into reality? What's stopping you?
In business, we know time is money. So it stands to reason that wasting time is an expensive choice. Yet I see people wasting time every day. With the best of intentions, they are paying attention to the wrong things, at the expense of their business. On the surface it often looks like everything is going pretty well - but it could be running so much better. You might be one of those people, and not even realise what you are doing...
Thursday, 11 May 2017 12:06 Written by Tanya Kuhrt
There are literally hundreds of Business Exhibitions and Trade Shows all over the UK every year. Teaming with exhibitors and visitors, you’d be insane not to take advantage of the benefits for your Virtual Assistant business. Or any business, for that matter!
Equal opportunities and more – there’s probably never been a month like it for employers. Although April has always denoted the implementation date for new legislative changes in the UK, 2017 sees a record-breaking array of far-reaching initiatives.
How many times have you heard that social media is the future? Or that facebook, twitter and instagram are the way to promote your company. But are they the right solutions for your business?
Monday, 06 March 2017 13:00 Written by Simon Aidoo
A powerful leader is more than just an effective supervisor and manager. To achieve phenomenal results it is also imperative that you aspire to be a coach and a mentor to your team members.
Retaining talented employees is one of the biggest goals of a successful business/organization. In order to achieve this goal, it is important to provide workers with support and mentoring even when they are going through non work-related life changes.
Wake up and smell the coffee… Protect your business, your house and your freedom urgently. For small businesses it costs no more than a few days of time & effort and £35 in registration fee with your regulator... Once you have done that, use it in your advertising to beat the pesky competition!
Friday, 17 February 2017 12:08 Written by Simon Aidoo
Transitions can be tough on organisations and employees. Creating detailed transition plans can enable members and stakeholders better manage these changes, personally and professionally.
Published in Business Development
Ten ways in which Businesses can ensure that their customer's return and remember them. Wherever possible take time to look at your business from a customer's point of view. Basically put yourself in their shoes.
One-quarter of adults and children who have suffered through a divorce never get over their losses completely. However, life goes on. It is imperative to find the energy and support to go on with life as usual, to reduce the resulting hopelessness and negativity that are the outcomes of nasty divorce proceedings.
Monday, 06 March 2017 10:07 Written by Michael Newman
The Court of Appeal on March 1st refused British Gas permission to appeal to the Supreme Court in the holiday pay case of British Gas v Mr Lock. "The Working Time Regulations are properly to be read purposively to give effect to the CJEU ruling in Lock which means holiday pay must take into account overtime and commission earnings."