Forget short-term perks and self-help guides: focus on building your business your way
When you’re running a small business, whether it’s just you or a small team of people, it seems like everything is your job! This can mean that a great deal of time is lost on assorted admin tasks. It’s essential to find ways of streamlining all this work.
Both The Apprentice and Dragons’ Den have proved hugely popular with audiences – and part of the appeal is seeing the Dragons or Lord Sugar shooting down badly thought-out ideas or inept projects. But, on the more positive side, what can the owners of Britain’s small businesses, or would-be entrepreneurs, gain from watching these shows? some of the lessons to be learned.
ACAS is there to give free and impartial advice to * Support to grow small businesses * A guide for those who are new to HR * Accurate updates on employment law * A simple guide to the NLW and NMW * Quick and easy e-learning for your staff
Being busy – it’s a thing. Nowadays, we’ve never been busier and we love to brag about it. Somehow, we started wearing the busy badge of honor with pride, as it transformed into this new status symbol over the years. If you ask someone how they are doing, they’ll probably say: ‘I’m good; busy. You?’ Almost as if that when you’re not busy there’s something wrong.