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Businesses ‘need to be efficient with resources’

Businesses 'need to be efficient with resources'

Small businesses need to make sure they are using their resources in as efficient a manner as possible in order to be successful.

This is why innovative thinking is essential, as employees have to understand the importance of structuring their …

Flexible working ‘encouraged by management consultancies’

Flexible working 'encouraged by management consultancies'

Firms are increasingly introducing flexible working into their management consultancy proposals.

Research by the Management Consultancies Association (MCA) has found that 82 per cent of companies do not think their business would be negatively affected by the introduction of the …

64% of staff waste 1 hour of working day on personal usage

64% of staff waste 1 hour of working day on personal usage

Some 64 per cent of UK workers waste at least one hour a day looking on the internet for personal usage.

This is according to research carried out by K3 Managed Services, which also found that 14 per cent spend …

More people working on Christmas Day

More people working on Christmas Day

Christmas is a time of the year that many workers look forward to as they get a few days off.

The chance to relax and spend some quality time with the family is one that is taken for granted by …

Staff retention ‘key for business success’

Firms need to make sure they invest in staff retention strategies.

Some 86 per cent of senior executives in the UK believe the key to being successful in business is to attract appropriately-skilled workers.

This is according to research carried out by Accenture, which also found that nearly one-third of firms …

Transport costs ‘harming access to youth employment’

Youngsters are struggling to cope with the transport costs associated with work and education.

Rising transport costs are making it increasingly difficult for youngsters to participate in training and work schemes.

This is according to research by the Work Foundation, which noted that many individuals are unable to enter or stay in employment as …