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May01

Benefits of Employee Wellfare

Categories // Leadership & Management, Business Development

Studies show that “happy” employees are 12% more productive in the workplace.

Apr18

USING SOCIAL MEDIA FOR BUSINESS

Categories // Business Development, HR and Training, Marketing and Communication

How can social media help your business?

Social media is an amazing tool for expanding your business! You can use social media to widen your audience and market. It is about building and creating interactive relationships with customers.

Apr17

IMPROVING I.T. USER PRODUCTIVITY IN THE WORKPLACE

Categories // Business Development

Improving I.T. user productivity in the work place can really help SMEs to boost their business growth and improve employee motivation and morale, enabling them to compete successfully in their sector.

With huge technological advancements changing the way we all do things in the business world; the government are currently investing a lot of energy and resources into helping companies improve their I.T. skills.

Apr12

UNDERSTANDING AND USING THE CLOUD

Categories // Business Development

Most businesses now use and rely on the cloud because of its convenience, reliability, cost savings and scalability.

If you are unsure of what the cloud is then it’s really very simple. The cloud is a collection of services, hardware or software apps that run over the existing infrastructure of the internet or our internal company networks.
A cloud service run over the internet is often referred to as a public cloud, while one run over your internal company network is sometimes called a private cloud.

Apr11

Find out how to Successfully grow and promote your business using social media

Categories // Business Development

When using social media to promote your business it’s extremely important you do it right or it could end up being a total waste of time and resources.

By following these simple rules, you should be able to grow and promote your business successfully!

Apr10

Businesses should embrace change not run from it...

Categories // Business Development

Many businesses fear change when they really shouldnt

Many businesses fear change and are quite set in their ways when it comes to running their companies, the ‘if it’s not broke don’t fix it’ attitude. After all, if your business is going well and has been for years, then it’s hard to sometimes see the need for embracing change and it becomes easier to ignore new possible developments.

Mar22

Benefits of hiring an apprentice

Written by // Victor Hayes Categories // Business Development

Hiring an apprentice is a productive and effective way for any business to grow talent and develop a motivated, skilled and qualified workforce.

May30

Eight People Who Have Become Billionaires

Written by // Amyjoan Ojo Categories // Business Development

Most of the richest individuals on the planet all seem to have one thing in common and that is, they’re their own boss! Forbes recent release of the 21 richest people in the world also happens to be made up of 10 entrepreneurs, it’s no wonder the new generation is so business focused. Our Building Better Opportunities – Enterprising People programme encourages entrepreneurship through the provision of a variety of support aimed at helping you to achieve your dream of working for yourself. Find out more about the Enterprising People programme here: http://bit.ly/2goqb3u. In the meantime, to keep you inspired, we’ve put together a list of 8 people who started out small and through a combination of passion, handwork and consistency are now Billionaires.

Mar08

International Women's Day - 10 Women Who Changed the World!

Written by // Amyjoan Ojo Categories // Business Development

It’s International Women’s Day 2017! A day that was first established in New York City, 1908. This globally recognized occasion celebrates of the achievements made by women all over the world politically, economically, socially and culturally as well as the struggle faced for gender equality.

To mark this terrific day we’ve created a list of 10 great women who’ve made a significant impact on the way we live today as a result of their admirable work ethic and pretty awesome yet crucial inventions.

 

Feb16

Apprenticeship Levy – How will it work?

Written by // Liz Kirman Categories // Business Development

Apprenticeship Levy – How will it work?

The Apprenticeship Levy will start on 1 April and will have a major impact on the way Apprenticeships are funded. No longer will you get your Apprenticeships fully funded, from 1 May every business will have to pay something towards their Apprenticeship training.

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