How to make the most of the home office

Home comforts: Can working from home increase productivity?

Home comforts: Can working from home increase productivity?

How can you arrange your home office to increase your output? Read on to discover the best ways to make your home apowerhouse for productivity

Marketing, training or NPD: What is the best way to grow your business?

Fuelling growth: But is a short or long-term approach best?

Kevin Uphill, Chairman of commercial business sales and mergers & acquisitions consultancy, Avondale, discusses the balance between investment focused on immediate results compared to longer-term business benefits through staff training and middle management retention

Perfecting the OX – Office Experience is key for boosting productivity

The Uk is is the midst of a productivity crisis – is improving the office experience key to solving it?

How to grow your business using the lean start-up method

Trim and proper: Lean business can deliver growth

The lean start-up model can work when growing your business: but only if everyone is on board and informed

Remote working: yes or no?

Remote working seems to be one of the most divisive issues in business today: So is it the inevitable future of work or a worrying distraction from important office work?

Top five reasons why start-ups fail

Exit door: Start-ups can turn from a dream to a nightmare

It’s not all about the money, money, money – as Jessie J might say

Resurgent Wigan open for business

In this piece, in partnership with Wigan Council, we look at the opportunities available in the heart of the Northern Powerhouse

How to turn your side project into a business

Into the black: Turning a side project into a business is more than a pipe dream

These days more people than ever are taking the leap and turning their side project into a source of income. However, this can be met with a number of obstacles. Daniel Foster, technical director at Manchester-based web hosting company 34SP.com, has already made the transition, and gives his advice on how others can do the same

Why doesn't the UK tech industry have more global champions?

Technology entrepreneur and mentor John O’Connell gives his views…

Creating a great place to work 

Goodgame head of talent acquisition Ina Bourmer

Creating a company that people want to work for is vital to ensure sustainable growth in your business. German gaming business Goodgame Studios has done just that – growing to 1,100 staff in just five years: their head of talent gives her view on how to do the same

Working with non-executive directors in mid-sized growth companies

What do you look for in a non-executive director (NED)? Below are some of the qualities the best NEDs can bring to your business

Why trust in business is the biggest risk worth taking

Reg Bamford is the CEO of Sable Group, offering financial planning, mortgage, tax and investment advice to clients who have an international aspect to their situation.

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