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28-10-2014 ONLINE ACCOUNTING FOR SMALL BUSINESSES
Online accounting software is considered by many to be the way that the accounting industry is heading because it enables businesses to keep a constant eye on their company
06-10-2014 POWERING FOR A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE IN DECENTRALISED ENERGY
As a helpful tool to demonstrate the UK's energy consumption trends and future expectations, Decentralised Energy has put together an exciting infographic with various useful facts and statistics.
26-08-2014 DON'T LET YOUR PROFITS GO DOWN THE DRAIN!
WRAP has introduced a new water efficiency programme for SMEs to help them reduce the cost of water usage and ensure profits aren't going down the drain.
02-06-2014 DEALING WITH THE 2014 WORLD CUP IN THE WORKPLACE
Is your business going to be affected by employees watching the World Cup?
08-05-2014 Early Conciliation - a less stressful way of dealing with workplace disputes.
The new Acas Early Conciliation process will help resolves workplace issues in a less stressful and more cost effective way than Employment Tribunals.
24-01-2014 Who are you then..........?
Are you losing customers because they don't know who you are? Or maybe even breaking the law?
12-11-2013 Corporate responsibility - best left to the big boys?
Apart from being a nice thing to do, why should an SME bother about corporate responsibility?
14-10-2013 Dealing with cancer in the workplace - how MacMillan can help
Sadly more people are being diagnosed with cancer each year but due to earlier diagnosis and better treatment, more people are surviving and living with cancer. More are remaining in or returning to the workplace and therefore more employers will have to manage someone who has cancer.
07-08-2013 Environmental impacts and greenhouse gas emissions
Reducing environmental impacts invariably reduces not only company overheads but also greenhouse gas emissions. For small businesses that want to report on those emissions, a new guide for small businesses produced by DEFRA is quite useful.
30-04-2013 INNOVATION VOUCHER OFFERS £1,000 GRANT
Businesses developing products or services which support the reduction of carbon emissions could benefit from a new £1,000 innovation grant.
29-04-2013 WAGE INCENTIVES TO CUT YOUTH UNEMPLOYMENT
Employers are being offered wage incentives in a bid to drive down youth unemployment figures. Until April 2015 employers are able to take advantage of 160,000 wage incentives being offered by the Youth Contract which was launched by the Government in April 2012.
18-04-2013 ONLINE TOOLKIT HELPS START-UPS HIRING STAFF
A free online toolkit has been launched to guide employers through the process of hiring their first member of staff. The GOV.UK guide includes information on setting pay, getting the right insurance, understanding tax requirements and checking rights to work in the UK.
12-04-2013 ECO-INNOVATION CREATES EXCITING NEW OPPORTUNITIES
Free PDF guide offers an introduction to eco-innovation and convincing evidence of the benefits it brings, from reducing environmental impacts and cost savings, to presenting new market opportunities.
25-03-2013 EMPLOYING REFUGEES
Transitions London believe that businesses do not fully understand the UK refugee status in terms of employment protocols, and that they could also be missing out on an opportunity to find first class employees.
15-03-2013 EQUALITY & DIVERSITY
A good workplace promotes equality and diversity. It isn't a legal requirement to have an Equality & Diversity Policy, but it is a requirement not to discriminate against anyone you deal with in your company, whether that be an employee or anyone else you come into contact with.
15-03-2013 GET FAMILIAR WITH FFI
It is essential to know how workplace legislation applies to your business and health and safety is an area of great importance. The HSE now aims to recoup the costs of helping businesses meet legislation following the Introduction of the Fee for Intervention (FFI).
12-03-2013 TWO TICKS FOR EMPLOYING THE DISABLED
Finding work is tougher than it used to be. If you are disabled, the challenge can become even greater. Not necessarily because of the disability, but sometimes because of the assumption that a disabled applicant may not offer the same level of skills, knowledge, experience or commitment.
21-01-2013 FARM ANIMAL WELFARE: THE BUSINESS AGENDA FOR SMEs
As large companies pay greater attention to farm animal welfare, their suppliers are likely to face growing scrutiny of their performance in this area
03-12-2012 CLIMATE WEEK - BRITAIN'S BIGGEST CLIMATE CHANGE CAMPAIGN - 4 TO 10 MARCH 2013
A supercharged national campaign to inspire a new wave of action on climate change. It culminates with thousands of events and activities taking place throughout the week. Planned by organisations from every part of society. Showcasing real, practical ways to combat climate change.
21-11-2012 THINK OF YOUR WORKPLACE AS A LEAGUE FOOTBALL CLUB
You should make your staff your businesses best asset by using HR, also known as human resources. Make sure that you know all of the rules and regulations when it comes to employees.

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