A Guide to Feng Shui your Office

Feng Shui is a Chinese traditional practice of styling your home décor through which energy can be channelised to your home and eventually to your life. Here, through this article, I won’t tell you about the ways to decorate your home, but it’s going to be about your office, which is even more important to arrange properly to get more work output. The four principles that you should keep in your mind to organise your office space are: 1. The power of colours 2.…

New Ways Companies are Motivating Their Employees

It’s hard to feel motivated when you’re at work. For most people, having a job is a necessity rather than a choice, and the best that they can do is to try and choose a career that they don’t hate. To combat this, companies are introducing innovative ways to help their workforce focus. Wildly unconventional benefits and perks have surfaced over the last few years, with research estimating that increasing happiness can boost productivity by around 12 per cent. We’ve compiled some of the best company benefits as well as some of the quirkiest perks.…

Revolutionising Your Morning Brew: Teaching Transparency with Traidcraft Shop

As the original ‘rule breaking’ fair trade wholesaler, Traidcraft is proudly committing two of its single origin coffee blends to the Transparency Pledge, as well as launching its own Transparent Organic Coffee. Through this move, the brand has proposed a challenge to the unresolved issue of the staggeringly low commodity price of coffee, which is driving many farmers and their families into financial turmoil. Traidcraft are defying branding norms by publishing exactly how much farmers are paid, how much goes into shipping, roasting and packing and how much profit the brand will make.…

3 Steps to Reducing Your Businesses Energy Costs

When it comes to owning a business, there are various costs that you have to factor in to help keep the business afloat and maintain good performance. From employee wages to monthly office bills, there are a host of costs that have to be paid and it’s a given that any business owner will want to keep them as low as possible. A large percentage of outgoings for any business is the amount that is spent on energy usage. Electricity and heating are undoubtedly two of the biggest contributors to the amount that is being spent by any business each month, but there are a number of ways in which the amount you’re spending can be reduced.…

6 Secrets To Grow Your Massage Business

Are you looking to grow your massage business? If so, then here are six secrets you need to know about: 1. Improve Your Online Presence Grow your massage business fast by improving your online presence. For starters, focus on growing your social media following on Instagram, Facebook and Instagram and post 3-4 times per week, per social media site. Besides that, create a blog and publish anything related to massage therapy 2-4 times per week. While you’re at it, create at least one YouTube video per week.…

5 Reasons You Should Consider Working with a Managed IT Provider

Businesses big and small are relying on technology now more than ever. They need to have reliable internet access, functioning computers, and the latest software to be efficient. They also have to prepare for, prevent, and act in the case of cyber attacks. The problem is that not all businesses necessarily need, or have the means to hire, someone in house to take care of their IT needs. This is where outsourced IT services come in. These services will be able to take the wheel and improve the efficiency of your IT operations while ensuring security and compliance.…

4 Ways to Keep Employees Engaged and Improve Staff Turnover

According to recent studies mentioned by HR Technologist, a mere 15% of employees across the world are effectively engaged. In other words, a huge 85% of employees are inclined to do just the bare minimum with their work, even if they might be generally satisfied with it. It’s a worrying statistic for businesses – not least because, if they turned the tide on employee engagement, they could slash employee turnover by 65%. As losing good staff can lead the costs of recruiting and training replacements to add up, you have a strong incentive to follow these tips. Make your workplace a friendly, vibrant community If your employees see their workplace as largely just a soulless building, it’s no wonder that their engagement can falter.…

6 Transformations that will Redefine Your Laundry Business

Take your laundry business to the next level! Consider the transformations that we’ll be briefly talking about in this article. By doing these things, you are elevating your businesses, enhancing competitiveness, and increasing profitability, among other things. 1. Get Rid of Dilapidated Equipment Laundry equipment is expensive. However, what is even more expensive is being stuck with old washers and dryers. They are not only consuming a lot of energy but can also be prone to breakdowns, which can compromise the quality of service.…

3 Ways To Enhance Your Corporate Culture

Productivity is often a result of motivation. When people feel at ease and content, they are willing to put forth more effort and challenge themselves to get more accomplished. The opposite could also be true. If placed in a room where there is little structure or encouragement, discontent may prevent employees from reaching full potential. Cultural climate than is vastly important to an establishment’s success, and it begins at the top. CEOs should accept the challenge to find the correct balance, providing enough support for growth but not becoming overly demanding.…

The Threat to Your Business: 5 Ways you Can Prevent Employee Theft

When we think of threats to business, our minds jump to financial crashes, data breaches, employee injuries and even liability losses. But did you know that employee theft is a growing issue within many businesses across the country? If left undetected, ongoing employee theft has the potential to financially crush your business and destroy everything you’ve worked so hard to achieve. So, what’s the answer? Well here we’ve gathered 5 simple ways you can prevent employee theft in your business. Supervise closely As an employer and as business owner, it’s normal for your days to be busy and find yourself in several different locations complete with a calendar that is bursting with meetings and other important tasks.…