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.

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

Firing Employees - FAQs

Firing Employees - FAQs

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Firing Employees - FAQs

The process of firing an employee always leads to questions. Here are the most frequently asked questions, and how to cover your back as an employer.

How Important is a First Draft for Business Reports?

How Important is a First Draft for Business Reports?

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How Important is a First Draft for Business Reports?

When you're putting together any form of business report, it's vital that you do a first draft beforehand. Here are the reasons why...

How to Raise a Formal Grievance

How to Raise a Formal Grievance

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How to Raise a Formal Grievance

If discussing the problem doesn't work, here's what to do when raising a formal grievance at work.

How Should I Present to a Board of Directors?

How Should I Present to a Board of Directors?

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How Should I Present to a Board of Directors?

Presenting to a Board of Directors can be daunting, even for the most confident of business owners. Here are our top tips for making it go hitch-free.

What are Line Management Systems?

What are Line Management Systems?

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What are Line Management Systems?

How you can use line management efficiently to manage each employee and their productivity on a day to day basis...

A Positive Workplace is a Great Motivator

A Positive Workplace is a Great Motivator

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A Positive Workplace is a Great Motivator

Motivating staff is down to communication, involvement in decisions and other key factors.

What is a Workers’ Compensation Scheme?

What is a Workers’ Compensation Scheme?

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What is a Workers’ Compensation Scheme?

What does a workers’ compensation scheme cover, who does it protect and when is it used?

Want to Stop Employees Leaving or Want Someone to Quit?

Want to Stop Employees Leaving or Want Someone to Quit?

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Want to Stop Employees Leaving or Want Someone to Quit?

Whether you're curious about staff interviewing for other jobs, or you want someone to quit, always follow legal lines.

Relating Products and Services to a Customer's Spend

Relating Products and Services to a Customer's Spend

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Relating Products and Services to a Customer's Spend

Should products and services be tied to the customer’s smallest spend?

Planning a New Client Project

Planning a New Client Project

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Planning a New Client Project

How do you set timelines for projects, what to consider when quoting a project timeline

Project Management - The Ins and Outs

Project Management - The Ins and Outs

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Project Management - The Ins and Outs

Agile Project Management tips and tricks for project managers

Advice for New Business Leaders

Advice for New Business Leaders

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Advice for New Business Leaders

What’s the Best Advice for Someone Taking up their First Leadership Role?

What are Collective Agreements?

What are Collective Agreements?

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What are Collective Agreements?

What are collective agreements with respect to an employee’s representative?

Representing Project Management Data

Representing Project Management Data

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Representing Project Management Data

Taking on any project can be daunting, but there are ways to hack your way to success, the humble graph, for example. Knowledge Hub takes a look...

The Single Biggest Challenge for a Business Leader?

The Single Biggest Challenge for a Business Leader?

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The Single Biggest Challenge for a Business Leader?

What is the biggest challenge for the average business leader? Have a think. It's probably not what you would expect. Here's why...

Stakeholder Involvement in Projects

Stakeholder Involvement in Projects

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Stakeholder Involvement in Projects

Every business has stakeholders, and if you can involve them in your next project effectively, it can be great for all parties. Here's how...

Using Buffer Statements

Using Buffer Statements

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Using Buffer Statements

Buffer statements are a form of neutral language, commonly used to soften the blow when communicating bad news in a business environment.