Archive Category: Business Tips
September 25th 2017

Buying vs leasing equipment: Which is right for your business?

As a business owner, you will inevitably need to update your business equipment at some point – whether it’s investing in new computer hardware or replacing old machinery with the latest versions. Renovating your equipment can have far-reaching positive impacts, from keeping up with ever-changing technology and maintaining cyber security, to improving yield, outputs and […]

September 1st 2017

Are your staff making any of these food safety mistakes?

Mistakes caused either through lack of training or an embedded culture in the kitchen need only be small to have devastating consequences on the health of diners. The Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) has exposed the kind of serious failings taking place behind the scenes which are putting customer health at risk. The independent […]

August 31st 2017

5 ways to prevent construction site theft

Many construction projects operate to tight budgets and pressing deadlines, meaning hired or owned equipment and tools need to be easily and quickly accessible to contractors. But the open nature of building sites, along with insufficient storage and security measures, can make construction projects a tempting target for thieves. What’s more, statistics from the NICB […]

August 23rd 2017

How to protect your trade secret

From the secret ingredient in your kitchen’s star product to a unique processing system developed through intensive research – keeping schtum is key to preventing rival businesses profiting from your hard work. But the rise of the digital age has created plenty of extra challenges when it comes to protecting your business’s competitive advantage. For […]

July 18th 2017

How to design an effective meeting agenda

As the saying goes, “fail to prepare, prepare to fail”. Never is this idiom better applied than in workplace meetings, where unprepared participants, unclear objectives and time-wasting topics can be very frustrating. The key to ensuring your meeting goes to plan is creating an effective agenda, which sets clear expectations for what will occur during the […]