breatheHR blog

Small Business has a positive outlook

I’ve just been reading the Albion Growth Report 2014 investigating confidence in the SME market and how sustainable that growth is.

It’s encouraging to read that in a survey of 450 small and medium-sized enterprises, it finds that 62% are expecting growth over the next two years. In terms of sectors it’s the production businesses that are feeling the most confident with 83% of them are expecting growth.

read more…

Increasing productivity: An SME’s view

In small businesses you don’t necessarily need to get involved with major consultant-led projects to increase productivity.  Nor can you often afford it.  The problems can be identified and dealt with within the organisation, often in a few simple steps.

read more…

Could social media be damaging your future career prospects?

The CIPD recently warned people of the damaging effects social media can have on their careers.

In October 2012 – Facebook had 1.01 billion people using the site each month and this figure has no doubt risen since then.  If you asked around your office today – I’m sure nearly everyone has an account and uses it frequently to upload photos, catch up with friends or let everyone know what they’re up to with a daily status update.

read more…

Subscribe for updates


newspaper templates - theme rewards