Category : Business leadership

Small means agile: and that means you can win

Sometimes it’s easy to see the clout big business has over a small enterprise like yours – and overlook its many challenges. A useful piece over in The Telegraph recently sets the record straight ...

Your new small business: Leadership mistakes to avoid

We all know that just being good at something doesn’t mean you can run and operate a business effectively and successfully. However, this is easier to digest than going ahead and trying to avoid mak...

How many women are on your board…?

The figures are still nowhere near even, though more so than back in 2013, says this piece titled ‘Women make up less than a quarter of UK boardrooms’ over in The Guardian.  It starts powerfully....

Ever get tired of everyone talking their business up? Time to hear the backstory

Nobody has started a small business without experiencing challenges. But does it sometimes feel like no one’s willing to admit to these? Is everyone so busy talking themselves or their brand up they...

Small businesses: not planning on hiring any time soon. Are you?

Is this one fallout from Brexit? A reticence on the part of small businesses like yours to continue hiring? Certainly, this piece over on Real Business, reporting on research from Zurich, suggests the...

When is neutrality discrimination? Do you have a company policy?

Do you, as a business, wish to present a ‘neutral’ front to your customers? This was the aim of one business in Belgium that ‘operated an unwritten rule that workers were not allowed to wear vi...

Will the Gender Pay Gap legislation affect your business?

This is a guest post by berg. On April 6th, the Equality Act 2010 (Gender Pay Gap Information) Regulations 2017 will come into force – but what exactly does this mean? The legislation will call for...

Six lessons we might all learn from Innocent?

Do you have a dream? You must do – or you wouldn’t have started a business? So… how can a dream come true? There’s a really clear and interesting interview with one of Innocent’s three co-fo...

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