As a business leader, you may have come across the term virtual office before. Most virtual offices offer a ‘virtual’ business address along with a range of professional extras, which can include reception answering services, direct mail services, DDI memberships and more. Investing in a virtual office at a well-located, high quality business centre can also give you access to a range of other business growth services. For example, at Carrwood Park we have luxury co-working facilities, meeting rooms and serviced offices.
January is always a hectic month, especially in the business world. It’s so important to ensure that your employees are fully-engaged and feeling productive in order to get the new year off to a flying start. As we’ve mentioned before, happy employees are generally more productive, and it’s up to you as a business leader to ensure that your employees are happy at work.
Earlier this month, the UK’s top business women came together for the highly anticipated grand final of the Forward Ladies National Awards 2017. Now in its eighth year, the prestigious awards ceremony took place in our very own city, at the Royal Armouries in Leeds city centre.
When it comes to the festive period, preparation really is key. Instead of letting your employees switch off in the run up to Christmas, losing vital productivity, why not use this time to get ahead on work?
Some effective productivity-boosting techniques include encouraging healthy eating, introducing some competition and reviewing your office environment. But with the rise of digital technology, an endless list of time-saving tools have been created, some of which we’ve talked about before.
Combine the productivity-boosting techniques we mentioned above with these 5 essential tools and you’ll be able to truly sit back and relax over the Christmas break.
Did you know that 2 in 5 employees say stress has affected their health? With the growing demands of a 21st century workforce and the pressure of having to stay ‘switched-on’ at all times, stress in the workplace is becoming a serious business issue.
If you tend to have fewer business enquiries around Christmas, then it’s easy to let things slip. But even in some of the busier industries employees tend to slow down for the festive break, losing productivity and creativity. But it’s this time of year that can really make or break your business. If you’re smart about it, you can get your business off to a flying start in 2018.