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According to the Office for National Statistics Labour Force Survey, the amount of women choosing to work from home has increased by 45% since 2005. However, managing your workload whilst nurturing a baby, toddler or pre-schooler can be complicated; meaning a definitive balance between your work and family is essential.
It is a common misconception that being sustainable means ineffective cost methods, for reusing even the simplest of items can give a business the environmental responsibility they need to uphold a positive reputation – regardless of size. A global survey previously identified that 53% of consumers would prefer to purchase products and services from a company with strong enviro ...
The world is fast reaching its physical limits with its current linear model of production, consumption and disposal. At our current rate of expansion, it is estimated that by 2050 we will need three worlds worth of resources to fulfil the population’s needs. However, although many people are aware of this, very few have made the change to a more sustainable way of life.
In the first couple of months of 2016, we have seen many business owners still resisting the push towards moving towards the incorporation of Internet of Things (IoT) devices into their company. Yet, according to a cyber security study done by McAfee, the network of devices that the IoT is comprised of is set to grow at a staggering rate in the coming years.
It goes without saying that the best-designed offices will be the most productive, and companies have long strived to create working spaces that maximize output through employee collaboration. It has become increasingly popular for organisations to do away with traditional set-ups – where offices are private, closed off domains – instead favoring an open-plan design, in an ef ...
Dreading that meeting? Then make a call At 10am (GMT) on Thursday the 16th July 2015 Jeroen Dijsselbloem, Dutch leader of the Eurozone confirmed a bail out for financially unstable Greece. The decision to offer a bridging loan of £5 billion was discussed via a conference call between Greece ministers and the Eurozone which includes 19 countries.
Keeping an eye on the accounts is an essential skill of any business owner. This is even more pertinent to small businesses, who don’t necessarily have the capability to employ someone specifically to deal with this or to outsource such functions. And while sole traders and small businesses can often save themselves tax by employing an accountant – even for as ‘small’ a job a ...
Did you know that Pinterest drives more traffic than Twitter? And that 47% of Pinterest users have bought a product as a direct result of a pin? Pinterest is one of the fastest growing social networking sites in the world. In the UK specifically, Pinterest has seen a 90% growth from 2011 to mid-2013. Social media is the buzzword of the moment and that doesn’t look to change any time soon.
It can be daunting looking at Google Analytics or your CRM (Customer Relationship Management) system and deciphering what you should and should not be monitoring. Some metrics are simply meaningless and will add no value to your marketing plan, while others are vital. So what are the vital stat’s you need to follow? Which will give you the best insight into your customers? A ...