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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

Intergenerational conflict marring workplace relations

Younger and older employees are clashing at work, according to research.

Office & home working

How bringing a dog to the office can benefit your small business

Ben Lobel talks to employers and staff about what it means for morale, and sometimes marketability, to bring a faithful friend to work. 

Office & home working

Preventing negativity in the workplace

David Price gives some pointers on eradicating a bad attitude in staff members.

Employing & managing staff

Why employers should encourage continuous learning for their workers

Alan Price explains why an environment of learning is a necessity to help build and grow an organisation.

Office & home working

Is it important to have a social environment at work?

In recent times, companies have placed more of an emphasis on a social office dynamic. David Price discusses the benefits.

Management

SME workers prefer impersonal communication

Face-to-face communication is being neglected in favour of phone calls and emails among business staff, research finds.

Management

Playing music in your business

More than three quarters of small and medium-sized businesses feel that playing music in the workplace increases staff morale and creates a better working environment.

Employing & managing staff

Desktop lunchers’ keyboards breed more bacteria than a toilet seat

Computer users who habitually eat lunch at their desks are being warned that their keyboards could harbour more harmful bacteria than a toilet seat.

Management

You can’t beat a bit of bull bingo

Although outbursts of David Brent-style jargon are thankfully on the decline in most British businesses, occasional references to ‘touching base’, ‘pushing the envelope’ and ‘thinking outside the box’ can still blight a working day. Thankfully, however, there is now a solution.

Management

Office time-wasting hits new high

British workers waste up to 12 weeks a year, surfing the net, texting friends, sending personal emails, and even looking for new jobs; all while they should be working.

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