Business tips

By nature, every one of us has his or her own habits and character. Just as it’s impossible to find identical leaves on the tree, there are no identical people in the world. Managing a team means finding a unique approach to each employee to ensure that work flows smoothly, the team gels and every member feels...

You’ve done the paperwork, invested the capital, bought all the supplies and found your perfect office space. Now what? Well, unless you want to sit on the floor with your laptops, you’ll probably need to invest in some decor. But having spent all of that time and money setting up, you may not have much left over to...

New research from office furniture firm Viking has revealed an appetite for art in the office, with 54% of UK workers saying they think that all workplaces should have art. The research, which surveyed 1,500 British workers highlighted that businesses which fail to provide artwork for staff could be missing out...

According to the University of Arizona’s germ guru Dr. Charles Gerba, desks, phones, water fountain handles, microwave door handles and keyboards are the top five most germ-contaminated spots in the office. Last year The Independent reported that the average desk harbours 400 times more bacteria than the average...

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...