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.

Developing your Leadership Skills

Developing your Leadership Skills

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Developing your Leadership Skills

How can you, as a leader, ensure you continue to develop and grow? Here are our top tips for business owners and entrepreneurs leading a team...

Seven Common Terms of an Employment Contract

Seven Common Terms of an Employment Contract

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Seven Common Terms of an Employment Contract

Understand the common terms that you need to include in employment contracts

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

How do I Get People to Listen to Me?

How do I Get People to Listen to Me?

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How do I Get People to Listen to Me?

Effective teamwork relies on conversation, but how do you make yourself heard?

​Investors’ Rights in a Company

​Investors’ Rights in a Company

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​Investors’ Rights in a Company

As an investor in a company you're classed as a shareholder - make sure you know your rights, what you can do and the restrictions.

Why Should I Care About Project Management?

Why Should I Care About Project Management?

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Why Should I Care About Project Management?

Most business owners have so many things on their mind, managing individual projects often gets delegated down. But here's why you should think otherwise...

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.

Structuring Your Customer Services Department

Structuring Your Customer Services Department

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Structuring Your Customer Services Department

Your customers are vital to your business, therefore it is crucial to ensure that your customer services team are managed and performing well.

Five Ways to Grow Your Small Business

Five Ways to Grow Your Small Business

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Five Ways to Grow Your Small Business

​By their very definition SMEs have the scope to grow. So want to go large? Here are some top ways to grow your SME.​

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?

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.