Business tips

When it comes to fitting out a new office or workspace, choosing the right window dressing is key. Rather than fussy curtains that get in the way, collect dust and need regular, professional cleaning, blinds are the smart, modern and practical way to go. But with so many different types of window blinds on the...

As a professional, seeing employees come and go has always been part of the working experience. It’s tough to consider this as a good thing regardless of the circumstances since parting ways with a staff member can be quite distressing at some level. While this move can be beneficial for an employee who’s trying to...

When you work in an office, it can be easy to get so stuck into your work that you forget to have fun and make friendships with your colleagues. This is why many businesses host office Christmas parties and other events throughout the year to bring their team together and help them to work more efficiently. In this...

Whether you have bought a new office or you are renovating your current one, you need to emphasize on the reception area of your office. You need that area to be attractive and functional as it gives the first impression of your office. You need to look for a practical design and plan the space accordingly. You can...

In an increasingly competitive global economy, company culture is receiving more attention than it has ever done. Importantly, positive company culture has been shown to have a direct correlation with increased business performance. A recent report on The Culture Economy by HR software company BreatheHR, found that...

Are Personalised Lanyards and Staff ID Cards the Easiest Way to Improve Staff Morale? Any employees feeling undervalued and unappreciated can lead to a severe lack of productivity, and this will, in turn, have an adverse effect in the workplace. So, it is always important to keep checking how you can improve staff...

Choose the right venue and the rest of the event will fall into place. Well, maybe it’s not quite that straightforward but it is certainly the case that the venue selection is absolutely vital to the success of any business function, meeting or conference, and the foremost decision for any event planner. Think of the...

There’s nothing like a bit of pressure to focus the mind and get stuff done, right? Stress is not a bad thing in itself. It can give you a sense of motivation and urgency and make you more productive. However, when stress at work is your daily reality rather than the exception, the ‘benefits’ disappear all too...

For the most part, you operate the business out of a home office. Now and then, there’s the need to secure temporary office space for rent and maybe even a conference room to go along with the office proper. In order to give the impression that the space is actually permanent, there are a few things you can do without...

Back in the 1980s, when computers made their first meaningful forays into our lives, there was a quaint idea that they’d help us cut down on the amount of paper that we use. In fact, the term ‘paperless office’ dates back to a 1975 article about the ‘office of the future’. After all, if we could now store data...