No one ever likes to think that there’s a chance that fraudulent activity could be taking place at their work premises, but it happens. It’s not unheard of for disgruntled employees to start trying risky tactics. Unfortunately, fraud is a difficult issue to deal with. You can’t just accuse someone of it if you’ve got […]
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When starting a business, you may think that you must have funding and a large bank account balance. While it is helpful to have proper funding, it is not always the case. Using smart planning and low overhead options, your business can get off the ground without additional funding or actual employees.
Starting a business from scratch is like putting together a million-piece jigsaw puzzle with, at best, a handful of helpers — and then, as you fit the last glorious piece into place, discovering another, equally complex puzzle waiting for you.
In the fast-paced and ever-shifting landscape of today’s marketplace, businesses need to have a solid logistics infrastructure to be able to cope with the demands of their clients. Transparency, responsiveness, and reliability are three of the key qualities needed to build a successful logistics strategy, but it can sometimes be a struggle to adapt if […]
We’ve all heard the statistics on how many small businesses fail. Competent management and understanding of your market can save you from the most common pitfalls. But what about legal trouble? A lawsuit can crush even the most prosperous small business, and yet many business owners find themselves unprepared for the possibility. Here are a […]
There were only a small number of social networks when social media started being used as a business marketing tool. The main protagonists were LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook. Today there is a myriad of visual networks and social networks like Vine, Pinterest and Instagram to keep us distracted. Facebook has more than 1.3 billion users […]
As a manager, you should constantly be asking yourself how you can make everyone on your team more efficient, productive, and happy in their role. Now more than ever, this is a tall order. The 9-5 office model feels archaic, and an increasing number of people are leaving their traditional office jobs behind in order […]
In a fast-paced business world, knitted together by instant digital communication, things can get very old very quickly. In a bid to stay fresh and relevant, many businesses realize the need for change from time to time and that’s where re-branding can come in useful, providing a fresh energy and a chance to gain attention […]
Are you a small business owner? If so, you’re probably doing your level best to keep your customers happy and find ways of earning new ones, right? Well, there are a number of ways you could go about enhancing and growing your business. Regardless of whether you view success by looking at your profit margins, […]
Summer vacation season is just around the corner and millions of Americans will leave their desks and offices for a little hard-earned time off. Travel experts predict the summer of 2016 will yield the highest rates of travel, both by air and car, in the past decade.
The UK’s health and safety regulations are in place to protect both the employer and the employee. Many of these rules are based on common sense, but have to be followed by law and must be made clear to everyone who enters the workplace. Here are 10 things you need to know, to ensure your […]
A data connection is an essential part of the business that contributes to a large portion of your company’s expenses. You might think that getting the lowest speed for the lowest price might actually save you money, but this is not always the case. A slow internet connection often results in slower loading time of […]