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Productivity

The Productivity small business archive.

Employing & managing staff

Workers are only productive for up to two hours a day

Workers say that they're only productive for up to two hours a day. Here's what's affecting staff productivity.

Business management

How 1 per cent performance improvements can lead to gold

Here, Michael Haddon, CEO of Kradle Software looks at what SMEs can learn from Sir David Brailsford and the British Cycling Team’s theory of marginal gains and performance improvements.

Business management

Fifteen ways to remain productive at work

Standing meetings, regular breaks and experimenting with different noise levels should maximise productivity in the workplace say LondonOffices.com. They have compiled a list of fifteen new tips to encourage workers to ditch their bad habits and up their work game.

Productivity Zone

Nine in ten London SMEs are struggling with productivity

Ninety-three per cent of SMEs in London are struggling with productivity. This is in comparison to just 78 per cent across Yorkshire, the South West and East England.

Productivity Zone

Productivity ahead of Christmas: Today’s the day we check out

Productivity plummets ahead of Christmas: Today’s the day we officially check out, according to new research.

Productivity Zone

Top five apps to help beat the productivity slump

Low productivity in the UK is a major problem; here are the top five apps to beat the productivity slump.

Productivity Zone

How regular short breaks can help boost employee productivity

A new trend for employees taking regular, short breaks from work boosts performance, with half taking a break every two hours.

Employing & managing staff

Why your workforce isn’t working: You don’t know your staff well enough

Here, Paul Burrin of Sage People explores why employers need to build a stronger connection with their staff to boost productivity.

Employing & managing staff

Why we need to build a level playing field for the UK’s small businesses

A new report has uncovered a 'postcode lottery' of small business productivity. SMEs in the most active local authority, the City of London, are 26 times more productive than the least, West Somerset.

Productivity Zone

Majority of SMEs suffering from productivity woes

New research from Opus Energy finds that 86 per cent of SMEs have admitted to having problems with productivity.

Productivity Zone

Work hard, play hard: the business productivity conundrum

A new survey from BrightHR reveals that UK workers need to work lazier, not harder in order to boost productivity and gain success.

Productivity Zone

New report uncovers ‘post code lottery’ of small business productivity

Sage and Nesta report shows small and medium businesses in some local authorities are up to 26 times more productive than others – with local initiatives, business death rates and education all playing a part.

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