The Motivation small business archive. Advice and guides to employee motivation for UK small businesses.

Employing & managing staff

How to improve employee motivation in the workplace

In this guide, we chat to the business owners that managed to create a motivated and engaged workforce, and explore how you can recreate their success.


Blue Monday and employee morale: moving beyond the gimmick

Blue Monday is often disregarded, but it can be helpful in improving your employees' morale throughout the year.

Employing & managing staff

How to help your employees beat the January Blues

How can you keep your top talent onboard in January? Here, Aliya Vigor-Robertson of JourneyHR investigates. 


Workplace apathy is causing UK workers to look for a new job

Bored to tears: Workplace apathy is causing UK workers to look for a new job, with many admitting that they feel bored at work on a daily basis.

Employing & managing staff

Why a sense of purpose is more valuable than money when it comes to motivation

Here, we look at three key areas that business leaders need to consider as part of motivating their workforce: autonomy, mastery and purpose.

Employing & managing staff

Six ways to keep staff motivation and morale high in your small business

Job satisfaction will lead to happy clients and that means growth for your company, argues Darren Craig.

Employing & managing staff

Why team motivation doesn’t work!

Here, Adam Strong, CEO of Elite Corporate Fitness, tells us why team motivation might not work for your business.


How to regain your motivation as a small business owner

It's inevitable that your motivation levels will take a hit at some point near the beginning of your business journey. Grainne Kelly gives some top tips for regaining your work mojo.

Employing & managing staff

How to motivate your team at the least productive time of the year

In this piece, we look at some of the biggest factors affecting productivity and mood, and offer you some effective solutions to beat the seasonal dip in team morale.

Employing & managing staff

How to keep employees motivated in the new year

Jason Downes offers his top tips for keeping your employees motivated in the new year.


Small business owners pushed to breaking point over stress

UK business owners are struggling for motivation in the face of financial stress, lost time with their families and their own emotional and physical health.

Office & home working

How an office layout can affect stress and motivation

A person’s office space is the place where he/she spends a significant amount of time in the day. So, just like home, the arrangement of furniture, and other infrastructure of office can have a considerable impact on one’s life, stress and motivation.

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4 small business functions that must be automated for greater profits

Can technology help you create more efficient business models? In this article, we explore how you can use technology to boost your business

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It’s time the UK’s small businesses got the seamless communications and collaboration tools they need

Why seamless collaboration is crucial for UK small businesses and what tools can help

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Flexible work is making cybersecurity tougher for UK SMBs. It’s time they got the tools, and the platform, to defend themselves

The cybersecurity landscape for small businesses and the tips and tools that can help

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How to enhance your customer and employee experiences using Uber Vouchers

This article explains how Uber Vouchers can enhance both your customer and employee experience