Employee development plans are an important part of employee retention. Just like how your business’ short- and long-term plans keep you motivated and on track, personal development plans do the same for employees. They provide a blueprint to their career development through your company, keeping them motivated and constantly growing. It also helps you develop…

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With everyone working from home, or about to, due to lockdowns and quarantines, video conferencing has become increasingly more important. Being able to continue connecting with clients face to face, without being in the same location is vital to the continued success of many businesses. While Skype used to be the go-to application for video…

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Coronavirus has brought uncertainty and disruption to our everyday lives. This disruption extends to our workplaces, and staff. It is important that staff are treated correctly and fairly to protect themselves, their family, and other vulnerable people in their lives. To help with this, Fairwork have released some directions for employers to take in order…

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Creating a start-up may seem like a daunting task, and it can be difficult to navigate the world of business on your own. Stories of multimillion-dollar corporations beginning in a garage or university dorm are everywhere, but knowing how to start is another story. Those wild success stories may seem like distant aspirations, these 7 tips…

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Opinions on business travel seems to be split. Some people hate it, others love it. No matter the camp you are in there is no denying that some elements can be stressful from time to time. Especially if you need to travel regularly. Everyone has experienced the sinking feeling after leaving an important item back…

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There are many reasons why people start a business. One common reason is the desire for freedom. That is freedom in time, freedom in finances, and freedom of the mind. Being able to spend your time to do what you want when you want is often a goal for many of us. Your business is…

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New Year, New Me. A phrase as old as time itself, uttered by millions in the hope of achieving any number of goals by giving themselves a fresh start in the new calendar year. It can be used to wash away any troubles from the previous year, to continue to build on the discovered joys…

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Congratulations, you’ve decided to spread your wings and venture out into the freelancing world. You’ve spent years honing your craft while working for other people, and now it’s time for you to be your own boss and build something for yourself. While this is all very exciting, you may quickly realise that the practical matters…

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