How is The Hospitality Sector Combatting Their Waste?

Waste has been a huge point of conversation across mainstream news and social media channels in the recent years — with pictures of the ocean suffocated by a churning blanket of plastic and rubbish and landfills scarring the countryside. Notoriously, food is being thrown out by everyone from big chain hotels to the average household. Data from Wrap shows over 2 million tonnes of waste produced each year across the UK’s food and hospitality sector: Hotels — produce 289,700 tonne of waste each year, including 79,000 tonnes of food waste (9% total food waste from the sector).…

3 Genius Ways to Improve Business Productivity With Effective Storage

A one size fits all method for business storage usually means compromising in some way. Like many things in life, business storage is better if it is made to measure. The right sort of storage for your enterprise could be determined by the number of square metres you have available in your stockroom. There again, you may have to limit your storage options depending on the height of your premises. Of course, the specifics of what you want your storage to do for you could also be a big factor in determining the system you go for.…

How The Retail Industry can Tackle Unemployment

Unemployment is a problem for both the government and the public. For the public, the issue of relying on benefits to cover day-to-day costs can be stressful. Meanwhile, the government has the issue of the public having less expendable income as a result, which then weakens the economy. But for many, trying to get out of unemployment can be difficult for a variety of reasons, from disabilities to high street stores closing in waves. In particular, the threat of unemployment is weighing heavily on retail staff.…

Outsourcing in the Philippines: The Call Centre and BPO Industry

Dubbed as one of the leading outsourcing hubs in Asia and the most ideal outsourcing destinations for most foreign companies, the Philippine Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) industry shows no sign of slowing down any time soon. Instead, it keeps on growing bigger and sturdier. The IT-BPO industry has opened a lot of opportunities for the Philippines. It has helped secure and strengthen the country’s growth and development ever since it was introduced. Remarkably, it is one of the fastest growing sectors that played an important part in lessening the unemployment rate in the country.…

Everything You Need to Know About the Top 20 Diversity Personality Award 2019

Promoting inclusion in the workplace is becoming more important as world populations become more diverse. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 44.2 percent of Millennials identify as an ethnicity other than “white” or Caucasian. By 2020, the percentage of minorities in the workforce is expected to rise to 37 percent. The overall Caucasian population is also expected to fall to 63 percent. Ethnicity is not the only aspect of promoting inclusion in the workplace, as gender, disability status, and even personality differences are emerging as ways to recognize diverse populations.…

How to Use Document Management Systems to Create a Digital Workplace

Modernizing the workplace is an essential part of keeping a business competitive, lean, and prosperous. One of the most effective and easy ways to initiate this process is through the implementation of document management systems. A document management system is a modernized means of handling physical, paper documents in order to boost productivity, leanness, and convenience. In the workplace, these systems can be applied to not only maximize how individuals work, but to also bring the space into the 21st century—a digital medium.…

Why Shouldn’t We Neglect The In-store Experience?

Everyone can tell that the high street has changed over time. However, it’s also important to appreciate that the in-store shopping experience is irreplaceable to any online alternatives. Read on as we explore how shoppers are looking for an experience when they visit a store — often by using new technology. How have consumer shopping habits changed? Before we even step foot in the store, many of us know what we want. In fact, 98% of Gen-Z shoppers walk into shops and find what they’re looking for by themselves.…

Getting the Job Done is a Process: 9 of the Most Important Lessons Learned from Agile

There was a point when Agile was largely regarded as a series of management practices that were centered around software development but it has subsequently became the go-to philosophy for project management principles and practices. As this guide illustrates there are plenty of compelling reasons why so many businesses are adopting agile practices, both in terms of how it can help boost team productivity and help you manage changing priorities but also because it creates the ability to enjoy software and IT delivery and quality.…

How to Choose The Right Member of Staff to Handle Your Online Presence

For your company, the importance of maintaining a strong online presence is inescapable. According to research published last year and reported by People Management, 70% of jobseekers would resist applying for a position before researching the online reputation of the company offering the role. Furthermore, as 56% of jobseekers would avoid applying to a business lacking an online presence, you can’t simply choose to omit online marketing efforts entirely. Therefore, you need to be careful who you appoint to the role of managing your online endeavours; look for someone who… Has a thorough understanding of your brand What is your brand about?…

3 Key Considerations When Organising an Effective Team Building Day

In business, team building can often seem like a pleasant addition rather than an absolute necessity. The truth is, team building can have a big impact on employee satisfaction, wellbeing and in turn, productivity. The key to achieving these positive results is intelligent design and informed decision making, which is why the process of planning your team building day shouldn’t be taken lightly. This short guide is designed to highlight three of the most important points to keep in mind when you are looking organise a team building day for your business.…