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Why apprenticeships work for businesses

Managing people

6 March 2018

From skills to ideas, apprentices can bring big benefits to small businesses.

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Improve your workplace productivity

Managing people

5 October 2017

Is technology and wellbeing the answer to a more productive workforce?

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Ten self-employed time-management tips

Managing people

24 July 2017

Being self-employed means managing your time to keep those plates spinning

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How to measure employee satisfaction

Managing people

24 July 2017

To keep good staff in the right roles, gauging employee satisfaction is crucial

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How to go on call properly at Christmas

Managing people

19 December 2016

Here's how to go on call without cancelling Christmas this year

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The UK’s voluntary Living Wage rises by 20p per hour

Managing people

30 November 2016

As the UK voluntary Living Wage is set to rise by 20p, AXA looks at how small businesses might be affected by the rise and what you can do to get ready.

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Should you take on a summer intern?

Managing people

14 October 2016

If summer is a busy time for your business, an intern could be the solution

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How can accreditation help your career?

Managing people

25 August 2016

Four ways that accreditation could boost your reputation and your career.

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Could outsourcing help your business?

Managing people

1 August 2016

Your business wants to save time and money, so is outsourcing the way to go?

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What to know before hiring an employee

Managing people

1 August 2016

Here's four things to check before making the step of hiring your first employee

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Why summer is perfect for staff training

Managing people

1 August 2016

How to turn the summer slump into the perfect time for staff upskilling

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How to keep employees happy in summer

Workplace and wellbeing

1 August 2016

How to keep employees happy in summer

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Retailers: how to take a holiday

Workplace and wellbeing

20 June 2016

If you’re a retailer, here’s how to take that well-deserved holiday

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Why do we work differently in summer?

Managing people

13 June 2016

How can your business survive the summer lull?

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How to take a holiday as a sole trader

Managing people

13 June 2016

Here's how to take a break without worrying about your business suffering

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How to motivate your sales teams

Managing people

4 May 2016

What’s the best commission structure to get the best out of your sales staff?

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Is accreditation right for landscapers?

Managing people

1 April 2016

Can your landscaping firm benefit by getting industry accreditation?

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Could an apprentice boost your business?

Managing people

23 March 2016

Apprenticeship places are on the rise, but are they right for your business?

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Your guide to pension auto-enrolment

Managing people

23 March 2016

We run down everything your business needs to know about pensions