Business Growth

In today’s competitive world, a company’s good reputation has never been so important. The rise in social media has meant that bad news can travel fast, with any problems quickly broadcast to a wider world. However, there are a number of steps companies can take to nip any issues in the bud, allowing them to maintain their reputation for high standards, professionalism and honesty. Cyber security When customers purchase goods or services from a company, they trust that company with their [...]

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 [...]

If your business is subject to quick growth, or you are simply looking for a way to stay organised and on top of employees, then implementing a HR (human resource) software is a very worthwhile step to take in order to ensure that your business continues to run efficiently and actively. Cezanne HR software allows you to keep track of your employees, measuring their absence, time spent, performance, recruitment matters, and compensation; it also helps to ensure that everyone [...]

Industries are developing new ways to create better work conditions. One of the key aspects of responsible operations that industry authorities are continuously improving is Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) management. With the level of attention directed toward protecting workers and the environment, companies are prompted to have a solid HSE management program in place. Thankfully, there are institutions that provide different training courses that cover HSE management. You have everything from IOSH Training Courses to different NEBOSH courses and [...]

The relationship between sales transactions and record-keeping has always been a crucial one in the hospitality industry and it remains the same till date. From restaurants marrying back-end and front-end activities to hotels that need to integrate billable amenities, the point of sale or POS environment is important if they must operate successfully. Evolution of POS in the hospitality industry From the late 19th century when the first cash register was invented to the early eighties, businesses in the hospitality sector [...]

In the saturated online space, you’ll be shooting yourself in the foot if you build a website that ends up doing poorly in Google’s search rankings. Your business takes up a tiny space on the web and becomes visible only when you make extra effort to get your brand seen by customers. Google will only allow you do this when your website proves its worth by conforming to their web quality guidelines. Google’s Search Quality Rater’s Guidelines Every year, Google contracts [...]

The Which? Consumer Association is a registered British founded charity, first established in 1957. The company enlists the help of over 550,000 subscribers. These members help to review and assess the safety, proficiency and overall quality of a range of products, services and business trades. For those in the construction and interior design trades, the companies that invest their time to seek and attain the Which? seal of approval will have a great reputation across the trade industry. The process to [...]

An owner of a small business knows it’s vital to take steps to make his or her company work financially. From using the latest marketing techniques to make an enterprise stand out among a crowd of competing businesses, to being engaged with the most lucrative opportunities to ensure an owner’s personal future, there are various forms of investment that can be worthwhile over the course of a career as a business owner. While it’s not difficult to start your own [...]

As the world becomes more connected, failing to get your business in line with the latest developments can prove a costly error, with many other suitors likely waiting in the wings to snap up an audience you could have had but just couldn’t reach out to. With the prevalence of tools now available right at your fingertips, it is getting progressively easier to reach international audiences. With content, language is obviously an excellent place to start. Compared to non-English speakers, [...]

Charity volunteering has always been at the hearts of many people in UK. However, due to the increasing pressure from commitments, sometimes we find it hard to volunteer as much as we would like. Every organization usually has corporate social responsibility (CSR) targets that they hope to achieve at the end of each year. Spending a few hours volunteering at a local hospital or a food bank can serve many advantageous not only to an individual but to the [...]