Striving to do more with less is nothing new to most SMEs . Whether it’s maximising efficiency by empowering staff to work flexibly, or carefully plotting budgets to get the most from every last penny, it’s all part and parcel of the small business journey – not to mention a necessary strategy for increasing turnover. But, as recent research has revealed, small
How do you want the world to see your business? Maybe you’d like a reputation for agility within your industry. It could be that you want to be known as the customer service champion of your sector. Or perhaps – as is increasingly the case – you’re striving to improve your eco-friendly credentials and boost your organisation’s place in the green
Whether you love or hate meetings , there’s no denying how important they are. Weekly team catch ups, colleagues working out the details of a new campaign, or even crucial sales pitches – an ineffective version of any of these make the difference between strategic success and business failure.
Nowadays there’s an extra issue to contend with. More and more organisations are operating
The world of work has opened up significantly in recent years. It’s no longer a case of turning up at nine and being chained to a desk for eight hours: one report from 2018 found that ‘more than two-thirds of people around the world work away from the office at least once every week’, while over half (53%) ‘work remotely for
If there’s one thing SMEs can’t afford to do, it’s waste hours in the day. As the old saying goes, time is money – and with limited people resource to rely on, employees at smaller organisations can’t be tied up on tasks that aren’t adding business value.
With that in mind, it’s not hard to see why meetings can be an issue
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