The Need to Change Within the UK Construction Industry

Between continually rapid technological advancements and the lingering uncertainty of Brexit, 2020 will doubtless see many industries undergoing necessary changes. This includes one of the UK’s most valuable industries — the construction industry. What challenges will 2020 pose for the sector? What impacts will political and economic change have on it? And, more important, how will the sector change to overcome these new challenges? 2020’s construction challenges The construction industry has faced a number of difficult circumstances over the years, and 2020 looks to follow suit.…

How Customer Feedback Can Help You Build a Good Online Marketing Strategy

The proof of a good online marketing strategy is in the ROI you receive in exchange. The ROI can be in the form of increased sales or more brand awareness/user engagement, and so on. Effective marketing strategies cannot rely on assumptions and conjectures – it needs scientific data. Extensive market research has to be conducted on your target audience to understand their pain points before you can provide them with actionable content that will benefit your business. Researching customer behavior will not only help you at the production level but also aid your marketing exercise. Surveys are an indispensable tool for learning about your customers’ likes and dislikes.…

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.…

How to Work With Freelance Writers for Your Business Blog 

Content marketing is a must for any business across every industry. In such a competitive business landscape, organic reach and reputation are imperative for brand building and growth. Many brand goals can be achieved through content marketing. It’s a great way for you to infuse value to potential and current customers and to nurture leads long-term. When prospective clients are looking for services or products from companies like yours, they’re more likely to reach out if you’ve provided them with a solid user experience before they’ve even filled out a contact form. But not all business owners are equipped with the writing skills necessary to create a great blog.…

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.…

Staff Productivity – How to Improve it?

What we wear in the workplace is something that is quite often debated and discussed. Over time, employees of varying industries have kitted themselves out with what their employers think is both practical for more industrious-based jobs and smart in client-facing jobs. But with rules and attitudes changing all the time on how we approach the way we dress our employees, how much does is affect productivity in the workplace? We explore this issue with Jermyn Street Design, suppliers of staff uniforms. Where did uniforms originate from?…

Why You Should Order Business Checks Online And Not Through Banks

While many people have moved on and have started relying on online banking and payment wallets, businesses in the United States still depend on paper checks. As a business owner, we’d bet you already know the conveniences that come with using checks. There are many features that finance managers and business owners use that are unique to checks. They include stopping payments, post-dating them, among others. Checks also offer a quicker option when making hundreds of payments to various suppliers while keeping track of the payments. According to many business owners, the only downside to check payments is the cost of buying them.…

5 Online Business Ideas That Will Bring You Success

There are many online business ideas you can start to make money, but not all of them can generate you substantial income that will be enough to take care of your family and travel around the world. The blog post is going to reveal some of the online business ideas to build 6 figures per year business. I’m not talking about taking a survey, watching the video and get paid or data entry where people are making a penny. If you want to build a 5 figure per month or 6 figures per year business, you need to choose a business model that can help you quit your day job and be free to do whatever you want to do. Below are some of the best online businesses ideas where a lot of people are making real money.…

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.…