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Low Cost Staff Training & Development

Regulation and legislation is across most industries today, and businesses know they need to comply to industry standards of excellence to secure clients, and grow. Training staff, is a costly exercise, and it’s hard to find any education that’s free. Industry Compliance Industry regulation compliance, can be an annual requirement too, for example in the […]

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Got Skill? 8 Tips for Attracting and Retaining Top Talent

In recent years, employee retention has become a major concern for many companies. It’s now easier than ever for employees to search for new jobs. They can often even do so while at work, using online job boards and social media like LinkedIn. Full-time employees may decide to quit to give the gig economy a […]

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How to Handle a Product Recall

It’s a situation that no business wants to deal with: a product recall. Products can be recalled due to health concerns, defective operation or even inaccurate marketing. While it can be a blow to your brand’s reputation, you’re not alone in your plight. The Consumer Product Safety Commission issued 410 recalls in 2015 alone. Product […]

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Tips for Start-up Owners on Storing 3 Common Manufacturing Materials

Improper storage of materials can be damaging to your equipment, dangerous to your workers and expensive for your business, risking fines that could cripple your manufacturing start-up. Take the recent case of wind blade manufacturer TPI Composites, whose Newton, Iowa, factory was fined $154,524 by OSHA after employees contracted skin injuries from epoxy resin, a […]

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Expanding Your Commercial Business

When you are running a commercial business, there is always going to be a million and one things to think about, but one question that will always be on your mind is “how do I get my business to grow?” Expanding your business is the best way to ensure its long-term survival in the current, […]

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Staff Augmentation Made Easy

In today’s competitive business environment, the key to success is twofold. The ability to reduce both the costs and achieve operational efficiencies, while growing. Technology is at the heart of the business and you can bet on the swelling number of IT projects, so how are companies coping? They’re using staff augmentation to determine what […]

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Avoiding Brain Injuries in the Workplace

Brain injuries at work are one of the leading causes of disability and death in the US. Employers have a duty to ensure that the risk of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is minimized. With 2.8 million people suffering a TBI every single year, action has to be taken to keep these scenarios from happening. We […]

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5 tips for getting the most out of your mobile workforce

With technology changing the way we work and communicate, it’s no surprise that mobile workforces are more popular than ever. In fact, Small Business UK stated that half of the UK will be working remotely by 2020. Allowing employees to work away from the office using a connected system cuts out time wasted by commuting, […]

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Top five ways businesses can reduce the contamination in wastewater

According to recent statistics released by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, more than 11 billion litres of wastewater is collected every day in UK sewers. This water is then treated by water treatment plants and returned to the ecosystem, where any contaminated water is disposed of or used to create alternative energy. […]

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10 Employee Management Tips for Keeping Your Business on Track

It’s hard out there for an employer looking for qualified talent right now. Why? Because unemployment rates are hovering around 3.8% which means not very many people are looking for work. That means it’s incredibly important that you retain the team members you have since replacing them can create a whirlwind of headaches and expenses. […]

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How to Spot Bad Email Habits (and What to Do Next)

Around the world, email has become a focal point of productivity. It’s our main medium of communication in business (with 270 billion emails sent per day), a staple of our personal lives, and a hub for organization and efficiency. With so much riding on your email usage, all it takes is one or two bad […]

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5 Rules for Handling a PR Crisis in Your Business

It doesn’t matter how hard you try to do the right thing, your business isn’t immune from experiencing the occasional PR crisis. And when you do experience a crisis, it’s imperative that you have a plan in place for handling the issue before it balloons into a bigger problem. Don’t Wait for a PR Crisis […]

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How to Get Business Growth Moving Again After It Has Stagnated

When you start up a business, you enjoy a lot of growth straight away because you’re coming from a zero base. Your venture and what it offers is new to everyone, and you can increase sales in many areas quickly. However, once you’ve passed the launch phase, it’s common for growth to stagnate. This is […]

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