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The Importance of Fitness at Work

The Importance of Fitness at WorkWhen I left the gym last night, I joked with a friend who said she was going home to a beer; that I was going home for supper and for me there was a direct correlation between how nice I was to my wife in the morning and the likelihood of there being supper on the table when I get home. Continue reading “The Importance of Fitness at Work” »

 

The challenge of selling your product or service

The biggest challenge facing virtually all businesses is selling. Any enterprise rises or falls on the strength of its ability to sell their product or service. If sales are high, it thrives. If they’re low, it’s just a matter of time before it fails Continue reading “The challenge of selling your product or service” »

 

UK Economy in Recession Again

UK Economy in Recession AgainThe Office for National Statistics has just announced that the UK economy has returned to recession, which is defined as two consecutive quarters of contraction. The 0.2% decline in the first quarter of 2012 follows the 0.3% dip in the final quarter of 2011 Continue reading “UK Economy in Recession Again” »

 

Using people assessments to help you select the right people for your business

Using people assessments to help you select the right people for your business.We’ve all hired a candidate who didn’t live up to expectations. They had the right experience, solid qualifications, good references and performed well at interview, but ultimately failed to deliver. Perhaps they left quickly, leaving you with the cost of recruitment, or worse, are still hanging on, costing you daily in lost productivity and low team morale. Continue reading “Using people assessments to help you select the right people for your business” »

 

First quarter results encouraging for UK businesses

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) have just announced the results of their economic review for the first quarter of 2012 and it looks as though the UK is going to avoid the dreaded double dip recession.  This is encouraging news for small businesses who’ve been the hardest hit in the economic turmoil Continue reading “First quarter results encouraging for UK businesses” »