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Productivity

The Productivity small business archive.

Business management

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships: what are they and what can they do for you?

Paul Yeomans of the University of Nottingham explains what Knowledge Transfer Partnerships are and how they work.

Business management

7 biggest challenges SMEs face – and how to overcome them

Simon Willmett outlines the seven main challenges facing every small business, and offers ways to overcome them.

Productivity Zone

Poor tech slows productivity – and leaders are partly to blame

SME decision makers need the right tech to maintain productivity and almost 40pc say they would leave if their tools proved inadequate.

Productivity Zone

70% of businesses put investment on hold because of Brexit uncertainty

Over one third of companies find it difficult to recruit the right staff, according to latest Federation of Small Business survey

Productivity Zone

Flex space: why your office is the key to boosting productivity

The concept of flexible working can be traced back to the 1960s – and one of its pioneers should surprise you. Businesses shouldn’t be afraid to flex, says Tom Carroll

Productivity Zone

Nearly two thirds of SME owners lose sleep over lack of productivity

Finding staff is the number one problem affecting productivity for small businesses. Lack of cash to upgrade IT and keeping software up to date are biggest tech barriers

Productivity Zone

How to make your office technology work for you

Productivity among UK businesses has flatlined. How can organisations blend technology with strategy and training to give themselves a much-needed boost?

Productivity Zone

7 ways to improve the output of your small business

Great businesses are always looking for new opportunities, not just to make sales but also to deliver better products and services faster. Through a combination of expert opinion and case studies, we deliver top tips to do business better

Productivity Zone

20 free apps to improve your business productivity

You don’t have to spend thousands each year licensing expensive software. Here are 20 free alternatives to boosting small business output

Business Technology

7 reasons to move your small business to Office 365

Business tech plays a huge role in the day-to-day running of your company – Office 365 from Microsoft has a host of features which can help.

Productivity Zone

5 easy tech wins to improve SME productivity

We show you five simple things that you can do to let your office tech turbocharge your business productivity.

Business Technology

How technology can be the best treatment for a work-life imbalance

Some employees that the rise of technology will make life harder for them. However, Jon Wrennall of Advanced tells us how technology can reset that pesky work-life imbalance.

Partner content

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

Partner content

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

Partner content

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

Partner content

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