[ 23 May 2018 | No Comment ]

New research shows that workplace performance anxiety (otherwise known as ‘stage fright’ in a business setting) doesn’t discriminate between the sexes, but has revealed the different reasons why men and women are seeking professional training to overcome anxiety around communicating at work.
A study of 1,000 workplaces conducted by RADA in Business, the commercial arm of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art that provides communication skills training for corporate individuals, has  published the report BEATING WORKPLACE PERFORMANCE ANXIETY, which found a clear disparity between the causes of communications anxiety between men and women.
Male employees are 45% more likely …

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[ 23 May 2018 | No Comment ]

New research shows that workplace performance anxiety (otherwise known as ‘stage fright’ in a business setting) doesn’t discriminate between the sexes, but has revealed the different reasons why men and women are seeking professional training to overcome anxiety around communicating at work.
A study of 1,000 workplaces conducted by RADA in Business, the commercial arm of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art that provides communication skills training for corporate individuals, has  published the report BEATING WORKPLACE PERFORMANCE ANXIETY, which found a clear disparity between the causes of communications anxiety between men and women.
Male employees are 45% more likely …

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[ 21 May 2018 | No Comment ]

When the Duchess of Cambridge gave birth to her first baby, Prince George, she returned to her royal duties when he was just 1 month old. However, after the birth of Princess Charlotte, Kate opted for more time off and didn’t go back to work for 4 months.
This is still a lot shorter than most new mothers who tend to take between 6 and 12 months off. However long you choose to stay at home with your new baby, it’s not uncommon for some mums to begin to feel as …

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[ 18 May 2018 | No Comment ]

A study has revealed the percentage of female managers in 41 OECD and EU countries, highlighting the nations which offer the best opportunities for career progression
Leading technology career platform Honeypot, has released a study revealing the gender gap in managerial roles, with women accounting for less than 50% of senior positions in every nation. With a lack of women in senior roles having been highlighted as a major aspect of gender disparity in the workplace, Honeypot wanted to enrich the debate by releasing this data. Using figures from the World …

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[ 16 May 2018 | No Comment ]

If you’re a mom who likes to blog and be on social media, there’s more to just clicking share and post.  You can actually increase your blog’s brand awareness by planning out a solid social marketing strategy. With its growing span, business applications and uses, social media is a powerful marketing arsenal that could be the backbone of your blog’s road to monetization.
As a hip mom who already has valuable blog content to boot, all you need is an effective social media strategy to get a solid following and a …

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[ 16 May 2018 | No Comment ]

I have been self-employed for almost my entire working life. Before my current business, I have run several businesses, including an arts funded digital arts and multimedia company and, more recently, CAMYOGA – one of the UK’s most recognised yoga brands.
My current business Stem + Glory grew from a lifelong passion for plant based foods. Both from a cooking perspective (I love to cook!) and a desire to help people lead healthier and more compassionate lives. I really do believe that the future is plant based and the environmental messages …

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[ 14 May 2018 | No Comment ]

When you start up your own business, it can be hard to get recognised as a serious contender in the market. Changing people’s perceptions can be quite difficult for new business owners and this is especially true for business owners who are also parents and have a lot on their plate. This is why we have come up with three ways that you can make both your small business and yourself appear more professional in order to be more successful. Keep reading if you’d like to find out more.
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[ 14 May 2018 | No Comment ]

With the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) only a few weeks away, businesses such as yours are waking up to the fact that they need to make changes to their processes.
As a business owner, it’s likely that your firm will store a lot of personal data, be it from your customers or employees, so you will need to put a GDPR preparation plan in place and change the way you process and store it.
As businesses prepare for the GDPR, we asked a selection of our Sage Business …

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[ 11 May 2018 | No Comment ]

Everywoman, the leading organisation for the advancement of women in business, has launched its annual search for the UK’s leading female entrepreneurs. The NatWest everywoman Awards is the most highly regarded programme celebrating the achievements of UK-based women business owners. For 16 years, the awards have recognised the success of women from a wide variety of industries, uncovering strong and authentic role models who challenge preconceptions and provide confidence and inspiration in equal measure.
Judged by successful female business owners, who themselves have been on the entrepreneurial journey, the awards distinguish …

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[ 9 May 2018 | No Comment ]

By Peter Southgate, Frontier Voice and Data
The internet is an essential part of almost every business these days, and if you’re working from home or running a micro business then it’s probably the communication tool you use the most. So it has to be fit for purpose – but too often it can grind to a halt, or at least slow down so much you feel as though you could make a cup of tea in the time it takes a page or an email to download.
If this has ever …

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[ 8 May 2018 | No Comment ]

Travel a lot for business? Here are some business trip accessory essentials
Owning a business can mean having to make business trips, sometimes very frequently. If you’re one of those business owners who finds yourself on the road (or in the air) a lot, then you’ll know how much of a pain it is to carry extraneous luggage around, how much time it wastes and how exhausted it makes you. It’s important therefore to take only what you need. This doesn’t mean you have to commit like a Buddhist monk to …