Business Management

Business managment advice is essential when running a sustainable, successful venture

Whether you've been in business for 30 years or 3 months, every entrepreneur needs business management advice and inspiration from time to time. In this section we’ll explore everything to do with entrepreneurship – from mindset to ideation, from starting up to leadership. We’ll also look at the economics and finances, and the processes that makes business more efficient.

A Guide to Agile People Management

A Guide to Agile People Management

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A Guide to Agile People Management

Agile management has become more popular amongst UK SMEs during the pandemic whilst teams work remotely. Here's a quick look at the basics

Promoting Neurodiversity in the Workplace

Promoting Neurodiversity in the Workplace

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Promoting Neurodiversity in the Workplace

Thomas Owen of Viking Extrusions explores the many benefits of neurodiversity in the workplace, with a particular focus on how to employ and support autistic employees

How to Make Better Business Decisions

How to Make Better Business Decisions

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How to Make Better Business Decisions

Making big decisions for your business can seem daunting, especially in times of economic uncertainty. Here's our guide to approaching decision making as a business owner

How to Find the Right IT Service Provider

How to Find the Right IT Service Provider

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How to Find the Right IT Service Provider

Vikki Durden of UK IT Service shares her tips on how to know when it's time to switch IT Service providers as a small business owner and how to find the right one

Costs Associated With Hiring Your First Employee

Costs Associated With Hiring Your First Employee

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Costs Associated With Hiring Your First Employee

Simon Thomas, Founder and Managing Director of Ridgefield Consulting, talks us through the unexpected costs associated with hiring your first employee as a small business owner

Why Management Training is Crucial for SMEs

Why Management Training is Crucial for SMEs

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Why Management Training is Crucial for SMEs

Implementing quality management training will make employees feel more integrated as a team and increase motivation levels, resulting in happier staff and better performance. Here's how

Modern Leadership in Today's Workplace

Modern Leadership in Today's Workplace

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Modern Leadership in Today's Workplace

Robert Ordever, Managing Director of O.C Tanner Europe, discusses what being a modern leader means and why it's crucial for success in today's workplace

Covid-19: Managing Commercial Leases

Covid-19: Managing Commercial Leases

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Covid-19: Managing Commercial Leases

LawBite's Philippa Cobb explores the impact of lockdown on commercial leases, including government's temporary legal protection for commercial tenants

Protecting Your SME from Future Disasters

Protecting Your SME from Future Disasters

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Protecting Your SME from Future Disasters

Doug Kelley of specialist insurance brokers Bluedrop Services share his insights onto how UK SMEs can protect their business, employees and customers from future disasters

Getting Communication Right During a Crisis

Getting Communication Right During a Crisis

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Getting Communication Right During a Crisis

​Darren Hockley, Managing Director of DeltaNet International, shares insight into the importance of effective communication during a crisis and how it can help build lasting relationships

5 Steps to Creating a Long-Term Virtual Office

5 Steps to Creating a Long-Term Virtual Office

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5 Steps to Creating a Long-Term Virtual Office

With many small businesses considering a permanent shift to remote working, Mike Castle of ITRM shares five steps that will help you to create a long-term, highly efficient virtual office

How Bespoke Software as a Service Benefits SMEs

How Bespoke Software as a Service Benefits SMEs

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How Bespoke Software as a Service Benefits SMEs

James Ansell, Founder and Director of Code23, highlights why bespoke software as a service is a better choice for small businesses than off-the-shelf software

How to Make Your Office Space Covid-Secure

How to Make Your Office Space Covid-Secure

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How to Make Your Office Space Covid-Secure

As SMEs across the UK prepare for staff to return to work, it's crucial for employers to ensure workplaces are Covid-secure. Here are six ways to get started

How to Balance Business with Fatherhood

How to Balance Business with Fatherhood

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How to Balance Business with Fatherhood

To mark Father’s Day this weekend, six leading businessmen from across the UK share their advice and opinions on juggling family life with their careers

Preventing Disengagement in Construction Teams

Preventing Disengagement in Construction Teams

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Preventing Disengagement in Construction Teams

Construction is a profession which involves mostly field work, making employee engagement more difficult. Here's what you can do to avoid disengagement in your construction team

How to Move Your Fitness Business Online

How to Move Your Fitness Business Online

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How to Move Your Fitness Business Online

Sarig Reichert of Wix outlines how UK gym owners and fitness coaches can adapt their offering by moving their business online during the coronavirus pandemic

What Is VoIP & How Can It Help Remote Workers?

What Is VoIP & How Can It Help Remote Workers?

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What Is VoIP & How Can It Help Remote Workers?

As UK businesses adapt operations in response to the coronavirus pandemic, we take a quick look at how VoIP technology can help maintain effective business communications

6 Steps to Building an Efficient Business Fleet

6 Steps to Building an Efficient Business Fleet

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6 Steps to Building an Efficient Business Fleet

A savvy fleet strategy can help bring down costs and improve your business’ bottom line. Crown Oil's Simon Fitton shares six steps to help reduce your business' fleet overheads

5 Technologies to Help Run Your SME in 2020

5 Technologies to Help Run Your SME in 2020

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5 Technologies to Help Run Your SME in 2020

From cloud computing to HR management software, there's a wide range of tech available to help run your business. We take a look at five examples

Understanding Cash Flow Analysis

Understanding Cash Flow Analysis

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Understanding Cash Flow Analysis

Keeping track of your cash flow is essential to the overall health of your business. Here's a quick look at understanding cash flow analysis and gaining insights from your cash flow statement