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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

Wellbeing strategy: A solution to the small business productivity puzzle?

Patrick Watt, corporate director at Bupa UK, explores the wellbeing strategy as an avenue for small businesses to mitigate low productivity.

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Technology issues a major contributor to the UK’s productivity gap

UK small business owners waste almost three hours a week due to IT and technology problems, a new study reveals.

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The power of a tidy workplace and how it can help boost productivity

Our work space could also be the cause of our drop in productivity, as this article explores.

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Government funds the creation of a UK Productivity Council

UK Productivity Council to be created to encourage and support UK businesses.

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Small companies not monitoring productivity effectively

The majority of UK businesses are not taking steps to address productivity issues in their company, research finds.

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Productivity problem affecting more than just the UK

A recent study showing that productivity is set to fall in the USA for the first time in three decades confirms that productivity decline is affecting the whole of the developed world, and not just the UK and Europe.

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Productivity varies massively between industries, says study

High stress and lack of physical activity are causing industries to lose up to 27 days of productive time per employee each year, research finds.

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Five ways to create a productive workplace culture

Ian Cowley discusses five simple workplace changes his company has adopted that could help you make a huge difference to your organisation.

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Do motivational posters actually increase productivity?

Here, we ask the question, how many of us actually take note of motivational messages?

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Does a clean office improve productivity?

The average adult spends more time awake in work than at home. Here's why you should keep the cleanliness of work at an all-time high.

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How LED lighting in the work environment can increase productivity

Lighting in the workplace is far more important than you might think, with a direct correlation between light levels and performance in the workplace.

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Family businesses hailed as solution to productivity puzzle

Family businesses are part of the UK's answer to its 'productivity puzzle', the Bank of England's chief economist says.

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Five tips to improve productivity in the last week of summer

Niall O'Loughlin of 99designs explores a number of ways to spike the productivity of your small business.

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Boosting productivity under scrutiny for small businesses

Flexible working hours, a good night's sleep, and praise from the boss are the 'holy trinity' of cost-free ways to boost productivity, research finds.

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Open Banking

Simon Cureton, CEO of Funding Options, explores the benefits of Open Banking for small and medium-sized businesses

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PayFit raises €254M to continue transforming in-house payroll for SMEs

Now valued at €1.82B, PayFit aims to strengthen its position in its current markets

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Green finance

Simon Cureton, CEO of Funding Options, walks us through the 'green boom' in eco-friendly businesses along the growth of green finance

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The funding landscape

This article from Tracc looks at the changing funding landscape and how business owners can improve their chance to secure funding themselves