Internal Communication

Effective internal communication can improve productivity – it's worth understanding what's involved

Effective internal communication can considerably improve productivity since employees understand the company's vision and goals, and their role within the organisation. If you're communicating well with people, they'll feel valued and happier at work. Conversely, a lack of communication can create low morale, impacting quality of work. It's essential to know what internal communication involves – read our articles for a deeper insight.
How to Choose a Phone System for Your SME

How to Choose a Phone System for Your SME

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How to Choose a Phone System for Your SME

Here's a quick guide to the pros and cons of cloud-based and on-premises telephone systems to help you decide which system best suits your business needs

How to Talk About Mental Health at Work

How to Talk About Mental Health at Work

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How to Talk About Mental Health at Work

Nuffield Health’s Brendan Street suggests how businesses can encourage dialogue about mental health and nurture a culture of openness in the workplace

7 UK SMEs with Incredible Workplace Cultures

7 UK SMEs with Incredible Workplace Cultures

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7 UK SMEs with Incredible Workplace Cultures

Carolyn Nevitte of People Insight takes a closer look at seven SMEs in the UK who have taken the time to cultivate incredible workplace cultures

How to Master the Art of Delegation

How to Master the Art of Delegation

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How to Master the Art of Delegation

Small business owners often struggle with delegation, but handing over control can be vital for business growth. Here's Marianne Page's guide on how to delegate successfully

Choosing the Right UCC Platform for Your SME

Choosing the Right UCC Platform for Your SME

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Unified Communications and Collaboration platforms can transform the working practices of your SME. Here's our guide to choosing the perfect UCC platform to suit your SME's needs

Establishing a Social Media Policy for Your SME

Establishing a Social Media Policy for Your SME

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Establishing a Social Media Policy for Your SME

Here's why every SME should have a watertight social media policy, along with a four-step guide on how to create one that your employees will abide by

How to Build a Feedback Culture That Works

How to Build a Feedback Culture That Works

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How to Build a Feedback Culture That Works

CharlieHR's Rob O'Donovan explains how an effective feedback culture can transform working processes and talks us through the seven pillars of sharing constructive feedback

What is Agile? A Guide for Non-Developers

What is Agile? A Guide for Non-Developers

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What is Agile? A Guide for Non-Developers

Agile project management has revolutionized team collaboration and development. But how can you incorporate the Agile approach in your business? Jug Babic of VivifyScrum takes a look

Five Top Tips for Working With Freelancers

Five Top Tips for Working With Freelancers

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Five Top Tips for Working With Freelancers

Working with freelancers can cause problems for business owners. Here's our guide to communicating and collaborating with freelance workers effectively

How Cloud Technology can Help Your HR Process

How Cloud Technology can Help Your HR Process

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How Cloud Technology can Help Your HR Process

In a world with rapidly-advancing technology and an ever-changing business environment, could cloud technology be the answer to HR woes?

How to Make Meetings More Productive

How to Make Meetings More Productive

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How to Make Meetings More Productive

Meetings can be a huge drain on company resources, but they don't need to be. Wave goodbye to the bored room with these essential business meeting tips

Facebook Workplace: a Useful Tool for SMEs?

Facebook Workplace: a Useful Tool for SMEs?

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Facebook Workplace: a Useful Tool for SMEs?

With the launch of Workplace, Facebook will be competing with the likes of Slack and Yammer. We weigh up the pros and cons of the company's enterprise tool

Tackling Changes to Reporting Lines

Tackling Changes to Reporting Lines

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Tackling Changes to Reporting Lines

With more and more businesses changing their reporting lines, how can you avoid employee conflict when you change your business structure?

Communication Models: a Guide for Small Businesses

Communication Models: a Guide for Small Businesses

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Communication Models: a Guide for Small Businesses

There are numerous communication models in the modern workplace, but some can be more effective than others. Here are the pros and cons of each model

6 of the Best Productivity Tools for 2016

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6 of the best digital productivity resources and tools for small businesses and entrepreneurs

Developing your Company Culture

Developing your Company Culture

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Fostering a productive but enjoyable company culture can be a mammoth task for any business owner. Here are the key things to watch out for...

Creating Healthy Competition in Teams

Creating Healthy Competition in Teams

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Creating Healthy Competition in Teams

How can you create competition and why would you want to and the benefits of compeition

Synergistic Communication and your Business

Synergistic Communication and your Business

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Synergistic Communication and your Business

How opening your mind to new possibilities and opportunities can improve you as an entrepreneur, and your business as a whole.

Managing Your Company's Culture

Managing Your Company's Culture

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Managing Your Company's Culture

When it looks like your company culture is failing to meet the objectives for which it was made, how can you manage, or limit the effect on productivity?

Why Don't People Listen?

Why Don't People Listen?

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Why Don't People Listen?

What is the most common reason that people don’t listen to you and how to overcome this?