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15-08-2012 HAPPY WORKERS - BETTER BUSINESS
Happiness in the Workplace studies show that if employees are happy and fulfilled in their workplace they are more productive, creative and concentrate better.
14-08-2012 SUSTAINABILITY PROGRAMMES DRIVE EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT AND PROFITABILITY
Research shows that sustainability programmes can help drive employee engagement and this in turn will result in a happier, more productive workforce that perform better financially.
30-07-2012 WILL BUYER PRESSURE ENCOURAGE SME's TO ENGAGE IN CSR?
There is a new focus on CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) for SMEs ( small and medium sized enterprises.) Will buyer pressure encourage more SMEs to engage in CSR? Responsible business is, after all, good for business of all sizes.
17-07-2012 USING CSR AS A BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY MODEL FOR SME'S
SME's (small and medium sized enterprises) have the potential to maximise their business potential from using CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) as a main strategic framework in their businesses.
09-07-2012 SME'S AND SUSTAINABILITY IN EUROPE.
The EU perspective with regards to sustainability shows that CSR is a vital tool for businesses to create a set of values which can build a more cohesive society which can lead to a more sustainable economic mechanism.
24-05-2012 NATURE AND CONSTRUCTION - AN INTRODUCTION
A brief overview of the issue of ecology and nature conservation as it relates to the construction industry and development projects.
22-05-2012 BRITISH SAFETY COUNCIL IOSH MANAGING SAFELY E-LEARNING COURSE
The British Safety Council has launched the e-learning version of the well established IOSH Managing Safely course providing delegates with sufficient knowledge to be able to manage health and safety issues in their workplace.
20-03-2012 RESPONSIBLE PERSONNEL VETTING AND BUSINESS CONTINUITY PLANNING
Do you need to ensure the integrity of employment records and CV claims? This guide by Clive Bonny of the Strategic Management Partnership explains the reasons why personnel vetting should be considered and how you should proceed.
22-02-2012 THE EFFECTIVE WAY TO MANAGE STRESS IN THE WORKPLACE
Stress costs the economy £100 billion every year? Dame Carol Black, who completed a review of the health of Britain's working age population, says absenteeism through stress is the largest single cause. The British Academy puts it that stress costs £30 billion.
20-02-2012 CHANGING LIVES. LIFE CHANGING. A QUICK GUIDE FOR YOUR VERY OWN GIVING PROGRAM THROUGH B1G1
B1G1 moves giving from an ad-hoc, event-driven model to a very specific transaction-based giving model - a world where every transaction gives back and makes a difference. Giving becomes an effortless habit, changing lives and making a difference every second, every day and in every way.
14-02-2012 MANAGING ASBESTOS: A 21st CENTURY APPROACH TO A HAZARDOUS LEGACY
The 1898 annual report of the Chief Inspector of Factories which documented that asbestos has "easily demonstrated" health risks" refers to the health implications of a dangerous material that still causes over 4000 deaths a year.
15-11-2011 LOW CARBON CHAMPIONS
Low Carbon Champions is a project to support businesses in Suffolk in driving down their use of carbon, increasing their resource efficiency and saving energy - material, time and effort. The project will support 85 businesses in total.
15-11-2011 SABRE PROVIDES SUPPORT AND ADVICE
SABRE is offering SMEs & SEs in Suffolk the opportunity to discover their potential to generate renewable energy by providing them with independent and impartial support and advice on investment opportunities created by Feed-in Tariffs and the Renewable Heat Incentive.
12-11-2011 THE WASTE HIERARCHY
Regulation 12 of the The Waste (England and Wales) Regulations 2011 says that businesses who import, produce, collect, transport, recover or dispose of waste, or who operate as dealers and brokers, must take all reasonable measures to apply the waste hierarchy when the waste is transferred
10-10-2011 AGENCY WORKERS REGULATIONS
The legislation came into force on 1 October 2011, giving agency workers the entitlement to the same basic employment and working conditions as if they had been recruited directly, if and when they complete a qualifying period of 12 weeks in the same job.
19-08-2011 HOW REUSING IT CAN HELP IN THE FIGHT AGAINST POVERTY AND E-WASTE
With the increasing amount of e-waste legislation that companies must comply with combined with the increased importance placed by customers on sustainable business, it is important that companies carefully consider how they dispose of unwanted IT equipment.
15-08-2011 HEALTH AND SAFETY MADE SIMPLE
If you think health and safety has to be complicated - it doesn't. A new online resource, Health and safety made simple will make it easier for you to comply with the law and manage health and safety in your business.
24-05-2011 REDUCING NOISE IN OFFICES
Noise in offices - it's annoying, right? But it's not just the disruption it causes that makes noise an issue for UK businesses. In fact, excessive noise levels can damage productivity and affect our health and wellbeing - bad news for business!
24-05-2011 THE PROS AND CONS OF A GREEN BUSINESS
green24 discusses the pros and cons of a green business, helping you to begin to plan your business transformation. Going green is the way of the future for business, and the sooner the better.
08-04-2011 SAYING SORRY
Complaint handling is a skill which companies ignore at their peril. The most fundamental mistake is to seek to cover up an error or just to ignore it and hope it goes away. Far better to under-promise and over-deliver rather than the other way round.

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