Business insights

Resources, insights and guides to help your business grow and deal with any challenges you might face.

Balancing the pros and cons of flexible working

The Positives and Negatives of Flexible Working Hours

14/01/19

We review what flexible working hours entail, as well as the positive and negative effects for both the employee and the business of this growing phenomenon.

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What is a SWOT Analysis and How Can it Benefit an SME?

What is a SWOT Analysis and How Can it Benefit an SME

11/01/19

A SWOT analysis can help identify ways in which a business can improve its processes internally and externally. Find out how your SME can benefit here.

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Sharing the road - hauliers and cyclists

Sharing the road - hauliers and cyclists

13/12/18

Cycling is a great way to stay active and fit yet, many people don’t cycle due to safety concerns of road cycling, and fear of other drivers treating them badly

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The risk of answering calls while driving

The risk of answering calls while driving

13/12/18

Using a hand-held or hands-free mobile phone while driving is a significant distraction, and substantially increases the risk of the driver crashing.

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1 in 2 small to medium business still confused by GDPR

Eight in ten SMEs blind to risk of a cyber attacks and data loss

13/12/18

As cyber attacks increase, many businesses still don’t have the right protection and processes in place, fully understand the requirement set out by the GDPR or realise the risk to their company, reveals our new poll.

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Tips for driving in the winter

Tips for driving in the winter

20/11/18

With the impending weather change and darker evenings during the winter months, drivers should be extra attentive to what’s happening around them and be prepared to adapt to diverse weather, road and traffic conditions.

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Aerial view of terraced houses

The troubled path to affordable and safe homes for all

29/10/18

Strategic partnerships are an increasingly important part of the solution for those living insecure lives in social housing.
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Risk management advice for Golf Clubs

Risk management for Golf clubs

23/10/18

Golf’s popularity is booming. But ever-rising player numbers presents clubs with new challenges. We have complied the following list of what we consider to be the top 10 potential hazards.

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the cost of hiring your first employee

What are the True Costs of Hiring a New Employee

19/10/18

What are the costs of hiring an employee? Our latest guide explores the potential costs for a small business, from recruitment to equipment and training.
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