Top 4 best practices for outsourcing HR

Today, small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) are up against changing dynamics in the workforce, technological problems, and compliance issues. To help combat these problems, Human Resources Outsourcing (HRO) enables SMBs to move important areas such as administration, payroll, recruitment and training to a professional HR company. HRO can help keep your operational costs low as well as streamlining processes. Image Credit Here are four HRO innovations that can help SMBs

Five more things you didn’t know about Cyber Monday

The few days surrounding Black Friday and Cyber Monday are a hotbed for unbelievable sales on clothes, toys, electricals, and almost anything else you can think of. Here are five more things you may not have known about Cyber Monday. Image Credit The origin of Cyber Monday In 2005, retailers began to notice that online sales increased dramatically on the Monday that followed Thanksgiving in the US. This led to

What You Need to Know About Outsourcing Web Design

The cost of building a new website can make it difficult to decide to embark on a project to update your digital presence. Image Credit Doing it yourself can be time-consuming. Recruiting a team of experts to do it in-house can be costly. So outsourcing to a web design agency is an option many people choose. The Process of Outsourcing Web Design Know the scope of your project and you

Christmas guide to running a pub

If you have recently taken the plunge and have begun running your very own pub, or it is something that you are considering in the very near future, you will probably feel like there is a lot to take in! Running a pub of your own is a completely new world and there is no other experience like it. With Christmas on the horizon, the good British pub becomes a

SMMT Reveals Big Rise in New Car Registrations in August 2018

Statistics published by the Society if Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) revealed that the number of new UK car registrations has risen sharply when compared to the previous year. Image Credit Rise from 2017 The study compared car registrations from August 2017 and found that whilst there were 76,433 new sales in August last year, the stats for August 2018 show an evidential increase of 23.1% with 94,094 new registrations.

Six Steps for Effective Contract Management

Modern Platform Will Provide Benefits Having a sound contact management plan in place means that the team will be able to efficiently manage risk and provide more value to your business. Image Credit Companies implement a variety of different processes to manage the negotiation, performance and termination of contracts with other parties, including vendors, customers, contractors and distributors. A modern contract management platform will provide a range of benefits for

Four things to do before your tenants go on holiday

If your tenants are going away on holiday, it is the perfect time to make sure that everything is in order with your property. From necessary paperwork to potential repairs, your tenants holiday can provide a great opportunity to check in. Here’s what you should do before your tenants go away. Image Credit Ensure that everything is switched off Before they go, you may want to serve a friendly reminder

Five Ways to Protect Yourself Online

There are hidden dangers everywhere on the internet these days with cyber criminals attempting to gain access to valuable data from large corporations and the everyday user. From spam to scams and phishing to smishing, it’s a minefield. Headline security breaches go viral and have an enormous impact on brands, reputations and revenues, and scores of people are employed to manage prevention, detection and incidents. But what about you? You’ve

What are the different types and uses of pneumatic conveyors?

Your pneumatic conveying system should do three things – be hygienic, effective and meet the unique needs of your application. But how do you decide on the best system for the job? Image Credit What are the different types of pneumatic conveyors? Pneumatic conveyors can be either vacuum or pressure systems, using either dense phase or dilute phase technology to convey material from one place to another. Dense phase systems

What Is the WMCA Land Remediation Fund?

The West Midlands Combined Area has set aside £50 million to facilitate the regeneration of contaminated land in order that it may be used as sites for housing and for commercial development. This money, the Land Remediation Fund, has been secured from the government as part of the devolution deal for the West Midlands and is managed by Finance Birmingham. Image Credit Development in the West Midlands Combined Authority Area