Training

Offering learning and development opportunies is good for business and employees

Providing learning and development opportunities for your employees is great for business and for their careers. You benefit because you get the latest skills in-house, and your staff stay longer because they know they can develop their expertise with you. They'll also feel valued. This section of the Knowledge Hub is dedicated to all things related to training.

How Coaching Can Make You a Better Leader

How Coaching Can Make You a Better Leader

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How Coaching Can Make You a Better Leader

Having the right people in leadership positions is vital to the success of every SME. But how can coaching improve a leader's ability to manage their team? Susy Roberts explores

Dealing with Data Loss from Business Devices

Dealing with Data Loss from Business Devices

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Dealing with Data Loss from Business Devices

Andrew Magee, Development Manager at software specialist Enigma Recovery, explains what to do if you've lost data from one of your business devices

The Biggest Phishing Threats to SMEs in 2019

The Biggest Phishing Threats to SMEs in 2019

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The Biggest Phishing Threats to SMEs in 2019

It’s imperative that SME owners and employees know exactly how to detect and react to potential phishing threats. Here's what to look out for in 2019

Why Cybersecurity Training is Crucial for SMEs

Why Cybersecurity Training is Crucial for SMEs

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Why Cybersecurity Training is Crucial for SMEs

Melanie Jones looks at how investing in cybersecurity training can positively impact both your business and your wider workforce

A Guide to Developing Confidence at Work

A Guide to Developing Confidence at Work

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A Guide to Developing Confidence at Work

Paul Russell of Luxury Training Academy explains how to develop your confidence and gain authority in the workplace

Managing Password Protection & Cyber-Stress

Managing Password Protection & Cyber-Stress

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Managing Password Protection & Cyber-Stress

Many SMEs struggle with effective password management and cyber-stress. Ian Pitt of LogMeIn explains how technology can relieve the burden

Apprenticeships: Learn From England's Last Master Cooper

Apprenticeships: Learn From England's Last Master Cooper

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Apprenticeships: Learn From England's Last Master Cooper

What your business can learn from this inspiring story of how a niche business found the perfect apprentice.

Employing Apprentices: The Benefits to SMEs

Employing Apprentices: The Benefits to SMEs

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Employing Apprentices: The Benefits to SMEs

SME owner Tracy Ewen talks about the huge value apprentices bring to small businesses and shares advice like how to recruit an apprentice and salaries

Will NLW Make Employees the Victims?

Will NLW Make Employees the Victims?

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Will NLW Make Employees the Victims?

Phil Foster discusses how the new National Living Wage could cause SMEs to make low-skilled staff unemployed to save on costs.

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...

Employee Learning and Development - FAQs

Employee Learning and Development - FAQs

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Employee Learning and Development - FAQs

Empowering and educating your employees is vital for an SME. Here, we answer your pressing questions about employee training and learning at SMEs.