New Business

Coping when your business goes bust

Imagine being your own boss. You choose when and where you work, the products or services on offer and how the business is run. The possibilities are endless and you can pursue a business that allows you to turn your interests into moneymaking opportunities. However, new businesses are not easy to hold on to as

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Ten attributes of a good leader

Leadership comes in many forms, in and outside of the workplace. At work you may have staff reporting to you, or you may be self-employed and have employees of your own. Perhaps you run a fitness class or a Brownie pack, or you are a teacher managing a class full of children. Whatever your role

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Taking a career break or sabbatical

If you’re desperate for a break from work, there are a couple of options open to you. If you’re lucky, your company may offer a sabbatical. Or you could take a career break – which basically means resigning from your job to explore other avenues. Here we take a look at the two options in

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Team building activities

As clichéd as it sounds, there’s nothing like a good team building session to help bring a workforce together. When done well, team building activities can be useful for a number of different reasons such as breaking the ice between new members, boosting morale, motivating employees and improving communication.Team building sessions can be used by

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How Facebook can help your business

If you run your own business, you might not realise how useful Facebook can be. As well as being a tool for sharing family photos, it’s also a great way of building up a loyal following and promoting your business. Source of information When potential customers are searching for information about a business, they will

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Can I look after a friends kids

Finding a childminder you like and trust can be tricky, so if you have a good friend who is able to take care of your kids it can seem like the perfect solution. For stay-at-home parents it can be a great way to help friends out and even earn a little cash on the side.

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