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Productivity Zone

Powered by: Poor productivity is seen as being one of the biggest (perhaps the biggest) economic challenge facing the UK. Increasing SME productivity could make a huge difference to the UK economy. Dell Small Business has partnered with Small Business.co.uk to help you improve productivity and boost your bottom line: from productivity hacks and easy wins, how to better manage workflow, and which technology frees up your staff to be more productive. Welcome to the Small Business Productivity Zone

Upping productivity: how UK SMEs can rival Germany

New research reveals that UK SMEs generate less than half the output of SMEs in Germany. Here's how to improve productivity in your business.

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How to improve productivity by investing in the right office furniture

Here are five ways you can change your office’s furniture, and ultimately make your team’s productivity levels soar.

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Why food sits at the heart of business culture and productivity

Food doesn't have to only make a difference to business culture, work and productivity levels – it can be the lynchpin, argues Chris Sheppardson.

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Productivity post Brexit: Preparing to raise your game

Here, Carlo Gualandri discusses how every small business should prepare to raise their game for what could be a challenging future post Brexit.

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Productivity slump for SMEs in the North West of the UK

North West SMEs report productivity levels that are double that of their London counterparts, despite all regions struggling to motivate staff.

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Lack of sleep and poor productivity at work costs the UK

Lack of sleep costs the UK economy £40.3 billion every year due to loss of productivity in the workplace. Sleep deprivation is having a significant impact on the global economy and due to the impact it has on employees productivity.

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Bad management holding back UK productivity

Following a recent survey of 1,300 employees across the UK, ADP, the human capital management provider, has found that ‘bad management’ is the biggest drain on productivity in the UK workplace.

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Can taking a long or adventurous holiday boost productivity?

Research has shown that SME owners aren’t taking the holiday they deserve and the average employee spends 19 days a year wishing they were on holiday, impacting on productivity.

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Nine in ten London SMEs are struggling with productivity

Ninety-three per cent of SMEs in London are struggling with productivity. This is in comparison to just 78 per cent across Yorkshire, the South West and East England.

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Productivity ahead of Christmas: Today’s the day we check out

Productivity plummets ahead of Christmas: Today’s the day we officially check out, according to new research.

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Top five apps to help beat the productivity slump

Low productivity in the UK is a major problem; here are the top five apps to beat the productivity slump.

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Changes to your working environment to increase wellbeing

Did you know that the average British employee loses up to 70 working days a year because of low productivity? That equates to a staggering loss of 2.2billion working days a year.

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How regular short breaks can help boost employee productivity

A new trend for employees taking regular, short breaks from work boosts performance, with half taking a break every two hours.

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Is a digital skills deficit continuing to hold back small business productivity?

The FSB has insisted that productivity growth in the UK will continue to stall without action to tackle a digital skills deficit in small businesses.

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Can businesses save money on CBILS repayment costs by refinancing for a RLS loan?

Your business could save money on CBILS repayments by refinancing for an RLS loan – Funding Options tells us how

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What is professional indemnity insurance?

Professional indemnity insurance provides cover if somebody sues your business and they allege that your advice caused financial loss or damaged their brand. It’s not just for accountants and lawyers but for anyone offering a personal service, even web designers

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What is public liability insurance, and does it cover Covid-19 claims?

Public liability insurance can cover your small business if a third party has an accident or injury. But does public liability insurance cover claims made against your business arising from Covid-19?

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Business insurance everything you need to know

Every small business may need to be insured at some level. But which policies are must-haves, and which are optional? Edward Murray guides you through the maze