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.

How Can I Inspire my Employees?

How Can I Inspire my Employees?

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How Can I Inspire my Employees?

How, as a leader, you can inspire all of your employees to work productively, creatively and keep your business moving forward.

Finding a Manufacturer

Finding a Manufacturer

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Finding a Manufacturer

Key points to think about when looking for and setting up a new manufacturer relationship.

The Importance of Effective Communication in Business

The Importance of Effective Communication in Business

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The Importance of Effective Communication in Business

Effective communication with employees and customers is the backbone of any successful business. But what's the secret to communicating with clarity?

How do I Improve my Public Speaking Skills?

How do I Improve my Public Speaking Skills?

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How do I Improve my Public Speaking Skills?

Public speaking can be challenging for many people, causing many to flat out refuse. Here's how you can overcome your nerves to deliver the perfect speech.

Gone Are The Gurus

Gone Are The Gurus

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Gone Are The Gurus

​In today’s digital democracy we can all access what was once locked away in the minds of hot shots and prodigies.

Choosing and Protecting Your Business Name

Choosing and Protecting Your Business Name

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Choosing and Protecting Your Business Name

The name of your business is one of the most important factors in establishing a strong brand. Here's how you can choose and protect your business name

Is Your Business Ready For The Next Step?

Is Your Business Ready For The Next Step?

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Is Your Business Ready For The Next Step?

Every entrepreneur, at some stage, comes to a point where their small business needs an office. If this is you, how do you find the right one?

Introduction to the CMA

Introduction to the CMA

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Introduction to the CMA

Take a look at what the The Competition and Markets Authority ​(CMA) does and what areas are covered by its regulations.

Key Criteria for Making Redundancies

Key Criteria for Making Redundancies

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Key Criteria for Making Redundancies

Redundancy is never an easy thing to do, so here's guidance on how to handle this difficult task.

Being the Best Leader You Can Be

Being the Best Leader You Can Be

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Being the Best Leader You Can Be

What are the seven key characteristics of a great leader, and how can you apply them to yourself and your business? Knowledge Hub investigates...

Motivating your Staff to Work Effectively

Motivating your Staff to Work Effectively

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Motivating your Staff to Work Effectively

Managing a workforce and keeping them performing effectively can be tricky. So just how can you keep your team working like a well oiled machine?

Adapting Communication for Different Audiences

Adapting Communication for Different Audiences

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Adapting Communication for Different Audiences

Each professional situation has different goals, so should your communication style adapt to different audiences to help you effectively achieve them?

What to do Following Threat of Disciplinary Action

What to do Following Threat of Disciplinary Action

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What to do Following Threat of Disciplinary Action

If you've received a warning or threat of disciplinary action from HR, follow these steps

How to Become an Ace Leader

How to Become an Ace Leader

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How to Become an Ace Leader

Every entrepreneur should always ask the question "How can I improve myself?". We look at the ways in which you can grow and become a better leader.

Claiming Startup Expenses

Claiming Startup Expenses

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Claiming Startup Expenses

Got your startup up and running? Did you know that there are ways that you can reclaim the expenses of starting your business? Here's how...

What is a Fixed-Term Employment Contract?

What is a Fixed-Term Employment Contract?

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What is a Fixed-Term Employment Contract?

What is an FTC, and advice renewing and ending fixed-term employment contracts.

Signing a Non-Disclosure Agreement

Signing a Non-Disclosure Agreement

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Signing a Non-Disclosure Agreement

Non-disclosure agreements (NDA) are common across industries. But do you know what you are signing and what happens if you breach the contract?

Leadership Mistakes and How to Improve your Style

Leadership Mistakes and How to Improve your Style

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Leadership Mistakes and How to Improve your Style

What is the biggest business leadership mistake and how do you improve your leadership style?

Advice on Reducing Staff Hours and Laying Off

Advice on Reducing Staff Hours and Laying Off

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Advice on Reducing Staff Hours and Laying Off

Your obligations when reducing staff hours, and your options if you need cut costs temporarily.

Taking Disciplinary Action Against an Employee?

Taking Disciplinary Action Against an Employee?

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Taking Disciplinary Action Against an Employee?

What you should do before taking disciplinary action against an employee