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Productivity

The Productivity small business archive.

Productivity Zone

Workplace productivity under the spotlight with new trade collaboration

Over 2,000 businesses have taken part in a series of challenges to test new ways to improve workplace productivity.

Productivity Zone

Small companies not monitoring productivity effectively

The majority of UK businesses are not taking steps to address productivity issues in their company, research finds.

Opportunities

UK behind in productivity and innovation in the digital economy

A failure to keep up with digital advancements and invest in digital skills could hamper the UK’s ability to compete economically on the world stage, according to a study.

Business management

How can tech businesses improve productivity and efficiency in the workplace?

Time theft is a problem in businesses and the productivity puzzle is very real, as we find out here.

Management

Employees dream of power naps

Nearly half of office workers would willingly swap their lunch break for an afternoon nap.

Management

Workers ‘underused and demotivated’ by lack of support

The underuse of skills in the UK is resulting in lost productivity both for businesses and the economy as a whole, argues a think tank.

Opportunities

Era of cost cutting not over

Small businesses are scrutinising the behaviour and productivity of employees more than ever in an attempt to save money, research finds.

Management

Poor decision making costs millions

Employees waste over an hour a day looking for company information, according to new research by Information Builders, and this lack of information is costing millions of euros a year in lost productivity.

Business management

Managing your time effectively to help organise your workflow

Ask any business owner and they'll tell you time management is absolutely key. It's a fact of business life that there are never enough hours in the day to get everything done, so it's vital to make every second count. Here are some tricks to help organise your workflow and find clever ways to save time and be more productive.

Management

Thursdays are worst days

Thursday is the least productive day of the week for finance and HR workers around the world, with only four per cent identifying it as the day on which they achieve the most. Yet one in four believe their output could be enhanced by an afternoon nap – or so new research from Robert Half International suggests.

Management

Business productivity hit by spam

Small businesses are losing up to 25 days of productivity a year to junk email, according to research carried out by email security specialist Advascan - yet there are ways of dealing with the problem.

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

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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