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Productivity

The Productivity small business archive.

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

Opportunities

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

Better Business

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

Outlook

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

Questions & Answers

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

Productivity Zone

Ed Vaizey on productivity: ‘Network with other businesses. It’s what MPs do all the time’

Small businesses incur lost productivity costs every second of the day. Ed Vaizey MP leads a panel of industry experts to find out why

Outlook

Skills shortage to cost small businesses £145,000 in the next year

The current skill shortage has encouraged business leaders to upskill their teams and avoid rising costs associated with lower productivity.

Business management

What small businesses think of the four-day working week

Labour has pledged to make a four-day working week the norm within ten years. We asked small business owners what they think of the idea.

Partner content

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

Partner content

How to grow your team

Andrew Walsh, founder of AW Repair Group, takes a look at some of the key issues that small businesses face as they scale up

Partner content

How to build your business

Andrew Walsh, founder of AW Repair Group, explains why you need to invest in your branding – even if you're a small business

Partner content

Embrace your unconventional superpowers

Brij Thankey, CEO of Precision FM, explains how taking focus away from the numbers and putting it on his team has benefited his business