Serviced Offices: A Checklist for Finding the Right One for You

Serviced offices provide a solution to this problem, allowing businesses of any size to establish their presence in the capital. In fact, the number of businesses using serviced offices in London has more than tripled in recent years; more than any other region in the UK. So, how do you find the right office? With a staggering 100 million businesses launched around the world each year, according to figures from GEM Global Report. That equates to 11,000 new businesses every hour and three every second.…

Things to Think About When Going Self-employed

In the UK, self employment is at its highest level since records began almost 40 years ago. Some analysts have suggested this trend has come about in response to an economic slump, which has caused the number of traditional employee jobs to fall or flatline across the country. For many, the flexibility and freedom of self-employment are the key draws. Whatever the reason you are thinking of turning to self-employment, here are the things you should always bear in mind before you settle on your decision.…

4 Great Careers in Finance besides CEO

Wall Street CEO’s are notorious for raking in thousands in yearly bonuses. However, CEOs aren’t the only ones rolling in the dough. Many lucrative positions in finance have made their appearance in over the course of the last few years due to recent innovations in the field. This has opened many positions to people who would otherwise have to compete for the limited amount of CEO positions available. In this article, we’re going to explore four great finance career choices besides CEO.…

Marketing Tips for New and Emerging Fashion Brands

With so many new and emerging fashion brands on the market today, it’s important to find ways to stand out in order to grow your customer base. Luckily, there’s a number of marketing strategies that work perfectly for those in the fashion industry. Here’s a list of marketing tips and tricks you should use to help reach your target markets. Create a fashion-related newsletter The newsletter should feature information about the products that you’re fashion brand sells as well as any information about upcoming events.…

The 5 Steps of Being a Workplace Leader

Whatever stage you’re at in your career, leadership skills can help make you stand out. From taking the lead on internal projects to managing a task more efficiently, taking initiative even on a small scale shows you are capable and can get you recognition. When you’ve taken a step up and you’re in a management role, making sure you understand the fundamentals of leadership helps you stay credible and effective. With this in mind, here are the 5 steps to better leadership courtesy of organisational development providers, Impact International.…

Best Practices for Retaining Good Employees

Good employees are hard to come by, and keeping them in your company can be even more difficult, especially if they’re not inclined to stay under your management in the first place. The secret to keeping good employees is making sure you are good to them, but what exactly can you do to make them want to stay? Here are a few tips that you may want to abide by: 1. Maintain Good Communication You know one of the best ways to tell good employees that you appreciate them?…

International Business Etiquette: How to Work in Foreign Languages Without The Faux Pas

The ability to conduct business in a foreign country is becoming increasingly important to British businesses. Earlier this year, there were over 20,000 applications from UK businesses to export opportunities through the government’s Exporting is GREAT website. That’s a record number of UK businesses looking to work abroad. Although the opportunities are huge, conducting business internationally can also be fraught with cultural difficulties. Even something as simple as a greeting differs greatly depending on where you are and whose company you are in.…

How to Harness Your Employees’ Time

The name of the game in this current business century is being more efficient. For years, it was ok to hire employees who simply came to work, did what they wanted at their own pace, and then went home after punching the time clock. We already have robots and other machines to do the menial tasks. That means the only thing your employees should be focusing on is using their time to the best of their ability. It also means you need to look for ways to free them up so that they can do more in less time and accomplish more for the organization.…

Understanding the Importance Of Outsourcing Company Billing

More companies are choosing to outsource a variety of office services these days, including billing. Some organizations keep everything in-house these days to maintain close oversight of procedures and to control costs. However, outsourcing can be surprisingly affordable when contracted with reputable service providers who can provide expert work in prompt turnaround time. There are other benefits to outsourcing billing, as well. Efficient management Company employees managing every aspect of operations often have to reshuffle priorities to keep on schedule. Unless the same employees consistently work on billing, there can be down time or schedule lags to get everyone up to speed.…

Foolproof Ways to Lure Visitors During an Exhibition

In order to ensure that your exhibition would be a success, it’s very important to focus on two things; one of which would be to attract visitors to your stand, and the other one would be to interact with them effectively once they’re there. If done properly, this would give you new connections, increased conversions, and a better future for your business. That said, we have gathered some tips that would help you make the most of your exhibition stand. Read on to learn more.…