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With the global economy being hit with a series of shocks this year, most business owners have learned the hard way that it is important to remain agile, and that starts by keeping your business lean and simple. Here are 4 ways to simplify your business to put you in the best position whatever happens. Automate where possible Thanks to cloud technology you can now simplify many routine and admin-intensive tasks across your business. Think about the areas that slow [...]

Team morale – the magic ingredient Every good manager knows that well-motivated people make teams with high morale, and teams that have that magic ingredient consistently outperform those that don’t. A team with high morale can achieve pretty much anything it puts its mind to, while a team with poor morale is still trying to get out of bed in the morning. Effective managers also know that recruitment is a highly competitive marketplace; attracting and keeping the brightest and best people [...]

If you are running a business, you will want to do all you can to ensure smooth sailing, and that your employees remain happy within the organisation. Of course, by now, you will know all too well that things won’t always be simply, and that you can – and will – run into difficulties from time to time. While some issues are quickly and easily fixed, however, there will be times when you cannot do it alone, and relying on [...]

When it comes to fleet management, health and safety should be a major concern. Although it can occasionally get lost amongst the complexities and logistics involved in running a large and active fleet, ensuring that all health and safety requirements are adhered to is crucial to limit the potential for issues further down the line. In this article, we explore some of the most important health and safety concerns that fleet managers should be considering on a day to day [...]

What is Damp Proofing? Damp Proofing is a common concept used to identify techniques and procedures in mitigating moisture that has developed inside the walls and floors and into the internal structure of the building. Dampness is seen in many old properties that may have been built without even a damp-proof membrane. However, some of the modern buildings still face this issue due to water leakage, excessive flooding, temperature changes, and so on. It is vital to include a damp proof specialist [...]

How to improve safety at home? As with every wise and cautious homeowner, it is very important to secure and protect your house from events such as intrusions, burglary, and fire. You can also consider your safety even when you are simply doing some chores around the house. There are many ways that you can do to increase the safety of your house, family and your valuables.  The following are some of the tips that will help you in boosting the [...]

The world has certainly not been the same since the first case of the global pandemic commonly referred to as COVID-19. Today, the coronavirus is the hot topic across most online news outlets and rightly so when you consider the rate at which this pandemic has spread across the world and within nations. It began as what was believed to be a minor outbreak in Wuhan, China in 2019 but has since become a global pandemic. Despite the tireless efforts [...]

According to the Health and Safety Executive, manufacturing is the third most dangerous industry in the UK. There are an average of 22 fatalities and 3,100 major injuries caused by workplace accidents a year, based on data gathered over the last five years. Contact with moving machinery is regularly up there as one of the main causes of fatal injuries. Workers also suffered injuries as a result of falling from height or being struck by a moving or falling object. According to RIDDOR, around 10% [...]

Promotional bags are simply normal bags designed with a company’s brand name. The main reason why companies prefer promotional bags is because it is a low-cost marketing method that exposes your business effectively. Most customers enjoy being gifted with bags because they are useful – they can be used to carry groceries, books, or even clothes. The more people carry your promotional bags, the more free exposure your brand gets. The advantages of these bags are that they can be [...]

All workplaces have hazards, and the office is no exception. Although a risk assessment of the typical office is likely to find fewer threats and problem areas than in a manufacturing unit or workshop, this is no reason for employers to be lax. Poor housekeeping in an office environment can lead to both everyday health concerns and increased risk of a major incident such as a fire. Additionally, following best practice can lead to increased efficiency and productivity and as such is extremely cost-effective. Fire safety With any [...]