How innovation can help business

How innovation can help business

Innovation doesn’t have to be a revolutionary and world-changing breakthrough. It can also be small changes you make to continually improve your business. Innovation can help in multiple aspects of business. Improve sales and customer relationships: Putting the time and effort into improving your products and services is essential if you want to retain customers.…

Maximise holiday sales during the pandemic

Maximise holiday sales during the pandemic

This holiday season is not going to be like any other. Preparing for how your business will tackle the change ahead of time will help maximise sales. Maintain a human and compassionate approach in all customer communications: This will make your customers feel more comfortable and be pleasantly different to the technology-based interactions they are…

Small businesses and mental health

Small businesses and mental health

Owning and running a small business often means that you are responsible for most or all of the tasks that need to be completed. Often, owners will find their time being entirely occupied with their business. This can take a toll on their mental health and cause work related stress. Which not only inhibits one’s…

Best practices in business management

Best practices in business management

Engage employees in the company vision It is important to share the business vision with employees so that they feel more motivated and enthusiastic. This will not only develop an interest in the work being completed, but also increase productivity. Further, engaged workers are more likely to bring in ideas and contribute  to the growth…

What is Organisational Culture

What is Organisational Culture?

Understanding what organisational structure is can help with making decisions about your business in all areas. Organisational culture is multifaceted, it consists of the shared values, beliefs and norms in the workplace, and determines employee interactions as well as customer interactions. There are four types of organisational cultures. Clan Culture: Focussed on collaboration between teams…

Tips to upscale your business

Tips to upscale your business

Set realistic and actionable goals Businesses should set realistic and actionable small goals which they can work towards, rather broad goals which provide no direction. Setting broad and unrealistic goals is demotivating and makes any progress made seem insignificant. Every person in the business should be given a target to meet over a reasonable timeline…

What business structure suits your business

What business structure suits your business?

An important decision to make before you start a business is what structure your business will run under. This will reflect into all facets of your business, so you should spend time understanding the implications of each structure. Sole Proprietorship You have complete control of your business. Your business assets and liabilities are not separate…