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MANAGING CONFLICT IN TIMES OF BUSINESS GROWTH

Well balanced and high performing teams are proven to have fantastic results in terms of productivity and motivation. That being said, workplace conflict within a team can spread quickly, damage working relationships, lower productivity and negatively impact morale.

WHY YOU NEED COMMUNICATION IN A SMALL BUSINESS

When the business was made up of just yourself and maybe one or two others, yes, effective communication was a breeze! But as the team grows by even 4 or 5 more communication can slow down; internals walls may be constructed and problems may become bottled up.

THE IMPORTANCE OF STRUCTURE IN SMEs

You might think that your business is too small or that it’s too early to set up formal structures and processes, but what if we told you that structuring your business from the outset is the most effective way to grow?

GETTING RID OF DEADWOOD

In our previous blog we discussed the importance of getting the right people on your team - but what should you do if you aren’t happy with your existing team members? You’ve been working with them for a while and noticed they are underperforming, disengaged or draining your resources (or all three!).

HIRING THE RIGHT PERSON FOR YOUR GROWING BUSINESS

No matter what industry you are in, what personal aspirations you have, or your reasons for starting your own business - achieving growth is almost definitely at the top of your list for business goals.

HR PREDICTIONS FOR 2016

One whole week into 2016… By now you’ve (hopefully) recovered from Christmas and are starting to think about what the new year will bring. We know that you’ve probably got a million and one changes in mind, and are eager to put things in motion.