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THE GREAT BRITISH PRODUCTIVITY SWINDLE – 3 PAINFUL TRUTHS – No 1. The Business

As a productivity expert, I have recently been entertained by the Bank of England’s “Lessons on a Plate” entitled The Great Productivity Puzzle, which loosely touches on why the UK is losing its competitive edge against our G7 counterparts (and other nations including Japan and the USA). As a business owner striving to build a […]

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Is your Business Productivity Buzzing this Spring (or pushing up the Daisies)?

Spring is here and it’s a period when we and our teams should be bursting with energy – always a good time to take a fresh look at boosting performance in your business. We hear so much about productivity but how many of us actually understand how to measure it, and why it’s important to […]

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More Wage Increases On The Horizon – Is Your Business Prepared?

If you’ve just got used to the concept of the National Living Wage, introduced in April 2016, and managed to absorb the impact that’s had on your business costs, don’t forget it’s that time of year again when the National Minimum Wage increases are also set to rise.  This second increase in six months affects […]

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Live to Work or Work to Live? That is the Question
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Live to Work or Work to Live? That is the Question

Have you spent your long weekend, or weekday evenings attached to your iPad, tablet or mobile.  Do you know what’s important or how to prioritise? This is for all you business Owner Managers who spend their every waking hour staying on top of seemingly endless streams of To Do’s.    Life cannot be all about […]

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Stationary Stationery Prices

The National Living Wage is Live – Your Daily Tip to Minimize the Impact Despite moving towards a paperless society, copy paper, envelopes and other stationery items can be massively overpriced, whilst enticing customers in with bonus boxes of chocolates, biscuits and other calorie rich freebies.  One nordic sounding company in particular is notorious for […]

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