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Workplace Culture

Archive of articles, news and guides on workplace culture in the SME enterprise. Advice on understanding and improving your organisation’s leadership, values, and employee motivation. Having a positive workplace culture can be vital to your success.

Employing & managing staff

Internal communication as a way of maintaining quality service

Chris Ronan of St John’s Buildings explore the importance of maintaining strong internal communication strategies within a business.

Employing & managing staff

Building a positive workplace culture

Here, Mark Scanlon, chief executive of Personal Group, discusses how to create a great working environment for every single employee in your business.

Employing & managing staff

How to deal with tricky conversations at work

Karen Meager and John McLachlan, co-founders of Monkey Puzzle Training, discuss how to set the right tone when broaching sensitive issues with staff.

News

Are you guilty of the top three most annoying workplace habits?

According to a recent survey, the top three most annoying things work colleagues do are, moaning, taking smoking breaks and using buzzwords like ‘touch base’.

News

Procrastinators unite! Study exposes UK as a nation of WhatsApp addicts

Three quarters of UK workers admit they spend up to six hours procrastinating on Whatsapp, according to new poll.

News

What is the most common cause of frustration in the workplace?

Research by Emo Oil reveals that half of workers cite differences over the office temperature as the most common cause of frustration in the workplace.

Advice

The unofficial guide to unofficial office party etiquette

Here, TeamTactics gives us their unofficial guide to unofficial office party ethics and etiquette.

News

Fostering a friendly office atmosphere unlocks employee potential

New research reveals that creating a friendly and engaging office atmosphere can encourage workers to a greater output.

News

Does stationery wreak havoc in your workplace

Nearly a quarter of employees admit to stealing items of stationery, while millions of workers incur stationery-related injuries, new study reveals.

News

Caffeine addiction: employee coffee trips costing British businesses

One in ten people leave work four times or more each week to pick up coffee, a new study reveals.

Employing & managing staff

What SMEs can learn when comparing the military to civilian workplaces

There’s a pool of thousands of job-seeking individuals whose potential remains relatively untapped by employers – ex-military personnel, argues Stuart Tootal.

Employing & managing staff

One bad night’s sleep can lead to bad behaviour at work, new research reveals

Once an employee engages in unwanted behaviour in the workplace, such as taking longer breaks, can cost a company a lot of time and money.

Partner content

Why you need a business bank account

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Partner content

5 things every small business owner needs to know before starting

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Business management

How to create good cashflow habits

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Business Technology

How to keep your small business safe online

Here's how Security Service Edge from Vodafone can help to protect your SME from ever-increasing cyber threats