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Robert McHenry

Coaching in small businesses: DIY or bring in a professional?

Robert McHenry weighs up internal coaching versus employing external help. 

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Business management

Does your business need a strategy?

Robert McHenry assesses the meaning of the word 'strategy' in a small business context, and the requirement to have one in place.

Employing & managing staff

Five practical tips for conducting a job interview

Robert McHenry presents guidance on making your prospective employee as comfortable as possible.

Business management

Why you cannot be a good manager if you want to be liked

Robert McHenry discusses why being respected is preferable to being loved when it comes to being a good boss. 

Employing & managing staff

Taking up references: Top tips to get real insight into potential employees

The practice of asking for a reference is dying out but, as Robert McHenry notes, there are methods of learning about the value of potential hires.

Employing & managing staff

Getting the right people on board for a successful team

Robert McHenry, executive chairman of OPP, has learned through experience what it takes to construct a good team around you. Here, he gives some advice.

Partner content

How to prepare for business growth in 2022

The team at Funding Options explain how to prepare for business growth in 2022

Partner content

Tide to empower small businesses to optimise cash flow with insights tool

Tide is introducing a Cashflow Insights tool to help small businesses mitigate delays in payment and improve their credit score

Partner content

Business Current Account Masterclass

Tune into the Masterclass from the Current Account Switch Service to find out why you should switch your business account pronto

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How should I select my business broadband provider?

As with any supplier, it’s important to do your research and ask important questions before you select a broadband provider for your business. But what are the must-have things you should take into consideration?