Business tips

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...

On a daily basis our workplace facilities need to be clean and organised which can negate problems and issues within our workforce. There are a handful of basic things to consider that will make the world of difference; here are five of them. Food offerings Food is a vital part of our life; not only is it fuel for the...

Whether you’re in business, politics or sport, the rationale for team building is compelling. But while we all know that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts, great teams of people don’t just happen by accident, and nor do they happen overnight. Teambuilding has become a real management buzzword in recent...