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Productivity

Advice and guides on productivity for UK small businesses as a key driver of profitability and competitiveness. Topics covered include various strategies such as processes optimisation, task prioritisation, technology adoption, and employee training, to enhance productivity levels.

News

Four-day work week found to boost revenue

A six-month experiment of a four-day work week was found to be successful by nine in ten participating companies, boosting revenue and decreasing staff turnover for many.

Podcasts

Grace Beverley: ‘The onus can’t be on women to fund other women’

In this episode of Small Business Snippets, Anna Jordan meets Grace Beverley, entrepreneur, author, investor and podcaster

Office & home working

The essential guide to setting up a home office

We explore what makes a great home office, taking some tips from business owners who have set up their own.

Office & home working

How to spring clean your digital space to become more productive

Productivity expert Dorothy Spira shares some tips for decluttering a virtual space to boost your productivity in work

News

Government to launch £520m Help to Grow scheme for SMEs

In the 2021 Budget, Rishi Sunak announced a new £520m Help to Grow scheme that will help small businesses boost their productivity

Business management

3 steps to improve productivity during the pandemic

Covid-19 has shifted every small business online. Be the Business CEO Anthony Impey shares three key steps to improving productivity during the pandemic

Getting Online

Avoid multitasking to improve your productivity – infographic

In partnership with the UK Domain, we share some tips to help you avoid multitasking to improve your productivity

Business Technology

8 of the best workflow management systems for UK businesses

To help you keep track of your remote team's projects, consider a workflow management system. We've rounded up some of the best software around

Productivity Zone

Britain could get £83bn boost if regions halved productivity gaps

UK regions drag down Britain when it comes to productivity, with Wales, East Midlands and Yorkshire most under-performing areas

News

Labour plan to nationalise broadband ‘will boost productivity by £59bn’

Labour plans to offer free high-speed broadband to every small business in Britain as way of boosting UK’s moribund productivity

Work life balance

5 things to do before you check your phone in the morning

Morning routine has become a hot topic in corporate America. Jim Lusty shares five things to do to boost your energy and creativity before you get on the dreaded screen

News

Small Business Minister Kelly Tolhurst – ‘Tech is key to solving productivity’

Small Business Minister Kelly Tolhurst talks to Smallbusiness.co.uk about late payments, productivity and what to expect from the Business Finance Council.

Partner content

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

Partner content

Benefits of switching to the right business bank account

We've teamed up with the Current Account Switch Service to explain the benefits of switching your business bank account.

Partner content

Business Companion: a reliable voice in the misinformation age

Business Companion is a one-stop-shop for accurate and up-to-date legal guidance, whatever sector you’re in — and it’s all completely free

Finding and selling to customers

How Amazon Ads is supporting entrepreneurs

Digital ad campaigns aren't just for big businesses. Here's why you should be considering it...