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
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
When it comes to the success of a business, you have to look at many different aspects. The planning, the resources, and all kinds of facets come into play. A huge part of the way a business performs, however, is down to the staff members. A business really is only as good as the employees that are making everything happen, after all. So, if you’re a business owner, you need to make sure they’re good to go in pretty much every way. They obviously need to be competent and physically capable, but their collective mental health is also super … [Read more...] about How To Look After The Morale And Well-Being Of Your Employees
There are so many companies that are laying people off right now. The number is set to go even higher over the next few months, so if you are facing unemployment or if you are concerned about your job being at risk then here are a few things that you can do to try and ease your anxiety. Validate the Fact that You’re Having a Hard Time You need to do everything you can to validate the fact that you are facing a difficult situation. You need to treat yourself with some level of kindness during this very difficult time and you also need to … [Read more...] about Facing Unemployment? Here are Some of the Steps you Can Take to Handle Anxiety
When it comes to safety in the workplace, you know certain gear is essential to protect yourself from hazards. Along with safety goggles and hard hats, work boots are essential for workplace safety. While work boots should be functional, you want them to be versatile, durable, and sturdy. When choosing a boot, consider the features you need to keep you safe on the job. Your work boot doesn't have to sacrifice style; find lace-up, slip-on, and zipper varieties. Below are three of the best work boots on the market that offer form … [Read more...] about 3 Best Work Boots That Protect On The Job
Losing your job can be a debilitating experience. You may feel as though nothing is going your way and that things will never be the same again. This is simply not the case, and when you start looking to the future, you’ll soon find that there are much bigger and better things on the horizon. Your Financial Situation If you have recently lost your job then the first thing that you need to do is find out what is going to happen to your retirement plan. This will largely depend on the company that you worked for, so get in touch with them … [Read more...] about Here’s What You Need To Do When You Lose Your Job
We’ve likely all made the joke at some point in our lives that we’re allergic to our jobs, and as much as that is just a joke, the fact is that just like anything else, our jobs really do have the potential to make us sick, so if you’re suffering from any kinds of symptoms that you don’t know the cause of, then this could be something worth looking into. So, in this post we’re going to share with you some of the reasons that your job could be making you sick and help you decide if you could actually be risking your health for your job, which … [Read more...] about Could You Be Risking Your Health For Your Job?
Building a good relationship with your employees is so important to business success. If your employees are only listening to you because you’re the boss and they have to, they’re not going to be very motivated. It’s important that you earn their respect and they share your vision for the business if you want them to be productive. If you’re struggling to motivate your team, it might be because they don’t respect you. These are some of the best ways to change that. Respect Them Respect is a 2 way street and if you’re not being … [Read more...] about 4 Reasons Your Employees Don’t Respect You