Commercial environments naturally produce a lot of waste from the production process through to packaging and transit aspects. Taking methods to tackle this waste is essential for every business no matter the size, and it not only helps to improve your company’s identity in the marketplace, but it also helps to keep costs down in the long run. It’s not just in the primary processes that waste has to be monitored, as employees are also contributing to how well you manage resources and are also using consumables on a daily basis without much thought about their disposal. To help your entire business reduce waste and think about its responsibility to the environment and immediate community, take a look at these simple ways to tackle this problem for beneficial results.
Remote work is gaining popularity as more people around the world continue to launch their own businesses. As a result, several studies have been conducted to learn more about its effectiveness. According to a State of Workplace Productivity Report, 65% of surveyed full-time employees believed remote work would allow them to be more productive. Another study published by ConnectSolutions found that remote workers worked more efficiently and were 52% less likely to request time off. Furthermore, they were happier, healthier, and less stressed than office-based employees.
It would be fair to say that starting a business is easier than it ever has been before. Once upon a time there was a high chance that you would have had high initial costs, with a bricks and mortars store usually being one of these. Now, through the power of the internet, this completely isn’t the case. Continue reading “Your first hire: The big considerations”
Hiring a professional to help manage your business isn’t something to be taken lightly – especially if it happens to be choosing the right energy supplier for your business. You’re entrusting something incredibly important to that professional, and these are indeed very big shoes to fill. This is why it’s understandable to be hesitant with regards to choosing the right energy broker for the job.
As a business owner, it’s important that you follow all the rules and laws relating to proper hiring and employment practices. However, if you want to have a reputation as a company that truly takes care of their employees and become a dream employer for potential new hires, you should aim to go above and beyond when it comes to accommodating those with injuries, special needs, or unique circumstances. So to help you do this, here are three things you can do that will help your company better serve those who have special circumstances or additional needs. Continue reading “3 Ways To Help Employees With Special Needs or Circumstances”
The way we hold ourselves up has been an issue for centuries. Any school-aged child is familiar with the images of how man evolved to the tall standing humans we are today. It’s amazing to consider that there were no chiropractors back then. There were no spinal surgeons either. If you broke your back or injured your spine, you were just out of luck. Can you imagine the back troubles?! Since then, mothers everywhere have made it a point to tell their children on a regular basis to sit up straight. Below are a few ways that piece of maternal advice may help you out in the office. Continue reading “3 Ways to Help Your Physical Posture Help Your Business Posture”
We all know that sleep is a necessary part of life, but from the time we are young, we seek ways to escape it. As children, we view falling asleep as the ultimate defeat. Bedtime means no more playing outside, no more spending time with friends, and no late night movies we probably shouldn’t have seen anyway.
As adults, sleep can be viewed as something that gets in the way of progress. We are always trying to find ways to add hours to a day so we can get more done at home and at work. With that said, we may actually be sabotaging the quality of everything we do by shaving time off of a good night’s rest.
According to the research, the lack of sleep can have a negative effect on “reaction speed, short-term and long-term memory, ability to focus, decision-making capacity, math processing, cognitive speed and spatial orientation.” The value you have to your business shrinks indefinitely when you lose sleep. Below are some things to keep in mind when thinking about trading sleep for extra work.
The Dynamics Of PAT Testing And What Is Involved
Portable Appliance Testing or PAT Testing is a procure in the UK that involves the routine safety checks for electrical appliances. It is a safety regulation that is more of common sense to guarantee that the general public are protected from injury that is caused by the usage of a portable electrical appliance. People depend on these devices too much to not seek some type of safety procedure when we use these items daily. The best thing to do is to keep the damage minimal and by doing this, we avoid the outcomes of bigger mistakes. Continue reading “What Does PAT Testing Include?”
Every business enters a significant upwards growth curve at some point and then begins to notice things tapering off. For business owners this is a scary prospect because you never know if the slowing growth will be a sustainable pattern which could eventually lead to a reduction in revenues or if it’s a short-term lack of interest in the product offering.
According to reports from World Health Organization, air pollution is the world’s single biggest environmental health risk, which is linked to millions of deaths every year.There is a strong link between indoor pollution and cardiovascular diseases such as ischemic heart disease, strokes, and serious health ailments like cancer. The role of air pollution in triggering respiratory diseases, including chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases and acute respiratory infections, is well known. Continue reading “What Makes KENT Eternal Air Purifier The Best in Market”
What should and what shouldn’t you back up? Your business is probably loaded with different types of technology. For what system or technology should you have a backup? Is your data the only thing you should be backing up? What about a backup power supply, transport system, or even a backup security system that catches staff as well as intruders? Here are ten of the most common pieces of technology that companies are using as backup tech. Continue reading “Top 10 Backup Technologies for Your Business”
When it comes to success in business, there is one key asset which you cannot do without. It should be at the centre of all the decisions you make. This asset is your workforce, whether you’re a small startup team or a larger, more established operation. In fact, it refers just as much to solo-preneurs. Continue reading “How to Create Staff Satisfaction with Virtual Offices”