Posted on 25th May 2013
In today’s hi-tech era, the internet and e-mail play an important role in the workplace. There are many benefits, including access to information and the ability to communicate quickly and effectively. However, the technology also needs to be managed carefully to avoid potential risks to productivity and business reputation. The steps below will help you to manage these resources effectively.
Posted on 7th March 2013
With effect from this Friday, 8th March, parents will be entitled to 18 weeks parental leave per child. This is an increase from 13 weeks and may be taken up to the child's 5th birthday (or 18th birthday if the child is disabled).
Posted on 12th February 2013
Once again, that fabulous series Mr Selfridge offers some important lessons in people management.
Posted on 21st January 2013
For over a year now, Pennine Business Partners have been proud to participate as volunteer mentors with the MYMentor programme which helps budding entrepreneurs start their own business with the help of the New Enterprise Allowance (NEA).My.Mentor@wyea.co.uk
Posted on 7th January 2013
How fascinating is the contrast between the entrepreneurial American and the staid English traditionalists in the new series of “Mr Selfridge”. Even more amusing is to watch through the eyes of my two teenage daughters, affronted by the notion that shop girls who got married would have to leave! Thankfully, things have moved on somewhat since the early 1900s, although it took until 1975 for the Sex Discrimination Act to come into being.
Posted on 2nd January 2013
Many business owners will be entering the New Year with a renewed passion for their business. But how do we make sure our employees share that passion?