Business Technology

How video conferencing can save money for small businesses

Far from being the expensive events they once were, video meetings can now actually save money, says Jamie Coombs of Altodigital.

Employing & managing staff

Boring and unproductive: shifting the culture of terrible meetings

We all know how awful meetings are – especially when there are so many of them. Johnny Warström of Mentimeter talks about the problems with meetings and how small businesses can benefit from making some changes.


Booking meeting rooms is the biggest frustration of the working day

Booking meeting rooms is the most annoying part of the average Brit's day-to-day work.


Pointless and unproductive meetings cost SMEs £973,000 every year

According to research conducted by STL Microsoft Training, 139 pointless and unproductive work meetings occur within SMEs every year costing just under £1 million annually.


Employees’ anxiety over meetings driving them to drink

Nearly half of UK workers admit to getting anxiety over meetings at work, as horrible bosses cause them grief.


The impact different styles of meetings have around idea generation

Idea generation is more effective when meetings are conducted face to face as opposed to via video conference, a study finds.


How to make company meetings worth your time

Here's how to make sure your company meetings are worth your time.


Quality of sandwiches at business meetings is falling

Four-fifths of employees think the quality of sandwiches at their business meetings has fallen, research finds.


Bosses opt for power breakfast

Breakfast meetings are on the rise as bosses bid to boost productivity levels.

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How to prepare for business growth in 2022

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

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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

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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?