Many businesses have come undone due to health & safety concerns. You don't need me to explain what health & safety is; the clue is in the name! All businesses have certain responsibilities relating to the safety of their premises and the health of others. Problems arise when you're negligent, leading to some costly consequences. To put things into perspective, your business can be making a profit and doing really well, but if you breach the health & safety laws, everything can be shut down. The people in charge of following and … [Read more...] about 4 Crucial Health & Safety Practices To Implement In Your Small Business
Many people are currently investing in Asia, and countries like Singapore are gradually becoming economic powerhouses. Singapore, though relatively small compared to other nations, has a lot to offer, and many people have noticed. It is considered one of the best places to start and run a business, and this is mainly because of the business-friendly environment the country has. Other factors that make the city-state ideal for business include a strategic position and business-friendly environment. It is not a surprise that you are … [Read more...] about Things to Know Before Moving Your Business to Singapore
There is no doubt that there is a great deal of pressure and responsibility involved in owning and running a business. The success or failure of your business is something that, when it all comes down to it, really does rest on your shoulders. You have to be accountable for anything that goes wrong. And the truth is that there is always a chance that things will go wrong. Running a business involves risk and that's something any business owner needs to come to understand. Of course, that doesn't mean that there aren't things that you can do to … [Read more...] about Are You Protecting Your Business?
The COVID Crisis is completely unpredictable, but one thing is certain, small businesses have been hit hard. Much harder than larger ones that have the financial resources to survive for a while without reliable income streams. For smaller businesses, the clock is ticking, so what are the best ways of coping with the realities. Keep Calm and Carry on This British cliche is good advice for everyone at the moment. With the COVID situation changing all the time it can be difficult to predict what will happen next, let alone plan the … [Read more...] about How to Survive COVID as a Small Business
With the current pandemic causing such an economic disruption to our lives, you may think that starting a new business at this point in time is a little risky. We would normally tend to agree, with over 100,000 small businesses that have had to close their doors. However, take a lesson from the history books and see the companies that looked outside the box for opportunities that went on to be successful. During the Great Depression, many companies were cutting their workforce and slashing their budgets, while others were fueled by ideas to … [Read more...] about Starting a New Business? These 3 Things Are Something You’ll Need
Now that just about everybody that can is being encouraged to work from home, it is a good time to go over how you need to keep things protected to do so. You may not think that your work is particularly sensitive and needs to be protected, but that is not the right way to think. Hackers are always looking for an easy to access score and if you let them in they will hack into your system and you never know how that will play out. Even if nothing of value is gained on their part, you may be out of a job for not taking precautions. And it … [Read more...] about Working Remotely? How to Maintain Security Working From Home
In your day-to-day life, you probably purchase things from a variety of different companies at a variety of different times and locations. However, you might not think about how those companies got their start. It’s common for people not to think much about the history behind the companies they purchase from, but many of these companies started out in nothing but a basement — often their own or their parents’ basements. Take a look at some of the most interesting companies that got their start in a basement, then look closer at the ones your … [Read more...] about Family-Centered Companies That Started in Basements
We all experience an element of risk each day. Whether we’re driving the car, crossing the road, or boiling a pan of water on the stove. There are risks everywhere, but when those risks are carefully managed, we can usually avoid catastrophe. So, we drive defensively, We look both ways when we cross the street, and we place the boiling pan at the back of the stove rather than near the front. It's these little habits that keep us safe. And while we can take steps to keep ourselves safe at home, what about keeping ourselves safe at work? Of … [Read more...] about Uncovered: The Most Common Work-Related Accident Scenarios