Interviewing job candidates

Interviewing job candidates

If you run a business, there are few more important meetings you will take than the interviews you do with prospective staff. Your workforce is your most valuable asset and so staffing your office correctly will be essential to your success. Yet interviewing is not a skill that comes naturally to e...
Most businesses fail

Most businesses fail

The sad truth of business is that, of all the businesses that are launched globally, around 80% fail within the first two years. Does that mean you shouldn't follow your dream of going into business by yourself? Absolutely not. But it does mean that you have to take the time to consider why so many...
Why now might be the perfect time to start

Why now might be the perfect time to start

With the World economy continuing to tread an uncertain path with trade tariff threats and protectionism, it might seem the last thing you want to do is to set-up shop on your own. The threat of recession and a lack of confidence in businesses in general is probably enough to put off even those with...
Reduce risk for a healthy business

Reduce risk for a healthy business

If the recent economic downturn has thought us anything, it is that business is no place for a compulsive gambler. Sure, occasionally, every good business person needs to take a chance on a long shot that might not make it but, for too long, too many CEOs have been living by the SAS maxim of ‘He who...
An older workforce improves business

An older workforce improves business

Generally speaking, when you read about older people in the workplace, the stories are negative in nature. Particularly, we hear complaints being made that, as you get older, the chances of you finding a new job should you find yourself unemployed diminish greatly. The motivation for employers in s...