How to celebrate success in your business
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How to celebrate success in your business

As businesses grow and grow, they’ll accomplish a whole range of successes – new clients, new partners, new personal bests, and so on. Companies and their employees can thrive off these achievements, which is exactly why they should be made known of and celebrated where possible.

But how should you celebrate achievements and deals in the workplace? Whether big or small, individual or company-wide, all achievements, accomplishments and deals can be commemorated in some way, and we have some ideas for you. Read More »

The importance of workplace appreciation

When was the last time a co-worker said thank you?

It’s either something you remember vividly or unfortunately hasn’t happened at all. That’s because positive reinforcement sticks with us. It makes the Monday mornings and the tight deadlines worth it. Knowing we’re doing a good job makes all the difference when times get tough.

If that’s so, why does the British workforce have an issue with office appreciation?

We spoke to 750 people across the UK and found that a mere 16.3% had heard a thank you from their boss in the last 6 months. In fact, only 32% of the people we asked said they ‘felt appreciated’ in the work place. Read More »

What to Consider in Your Office Design

Many businesses overlook office design, despite it being an integral factor in the success of your business. The lay-out of your office and its design features all have an impact on how your employees communicate with each other, their ability to perform certain functions and tasks and their general well-being and happiness. By taking some time to think about your office lay-out, you can increase the happiness and overall productivity of your employees.  Follow these five tips for turning your office into a productive and happy working environment. Read More »

How You Should Treat Your Favourite Clients

Excellent customer service is an imperative for success in today’s competitive and fast-paced business environment. It’s also one of the best ways to differentiate yourself from your competitors. Your favourite clients should ultimately be the ones that bring you most revenue, but you could use these tips and advice on your entire client’s as a way to keep and extend their contracts with you. Business recommendation is one of the strongest factors in employing a service, so keep your clients happy by treating them well, and you’ll find more referrals heading your way. Read More »

Maximise your Office’s Productivity with These Easy Tips

It’s not enough for your employees to simply turn up to their desks and receive a paycheque in order for your business to thrive and succeed. No matter the size of your workplace, you business needs to be driven by achievement and efficiency that results in tangible results for you, and your employees find rewarding. When your office suffers from lower levels of efficiency and productivity, your office will undoubtedly suffer. Read More »

Rules to Follow at your Office Party This Year

The traditional office party provides you with the chance to meet up with your work colleagues in a social situation, enjoy yourself and celebrate the end of the year. However, this doesn’t give you the excuse to act any less professional, as your managers and directors will most likely also be in attendance. If you can successfully navigate the office Christmas party, not only will you have a good time with your workmates, but you’ll make a lasting positive impression and useful contacts from other departments. Here are some essential Do’s and Don’ts for any office party. Read More »

Essential Workplace Administration to Complete by the New Year

As the year begins to wind down, you should start to think of all the essential administration and tasks to complete before your office returns for work in 2016. As you start New Year’s preparations for your books, staff and industry, we’ve thought of some more tasks to think about before January comes around. Read More »

Avoid Workplace Issues Due to Winter Weather in 2015

Between employees taking extra leave around Christmas, and disruptions to roads and public transport, the office in the winter months can lead to chaos and staff shortages. It’s a very likely possibility that your company will also be hit by this, so it’s essential to have a clear set of guidelines in the winter months around leave requests and getting to work in adverse weather conditions. Read More »

6 Ways Team Building Activities Improve Your Business

Team building activities are successfully used by companies to achieve intense learning, increasing the level of team skills and effective communication between employees. By the end of a team building day, your employees will experience a sense of achievement from having to work as part of a team, building on their existing communication skills. They should return to work feeling refreshed, invigorated and with an increased skill set to draw from. Read More »

Tips and Advice for Boardroom Body Language

It’s well known that body language and nonverbal communication can be a major factor in your professional life, helping you to win interviews, promotions and business deals. The way you move your body, your facial expressions, tone of voice and gestures are all things that will make a lasting impression in the workplace. Once you’ve learnt how to master your body language, you can successfully use it to encourage meetings and interviews to come out in your favour. Read More »