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leadership practices, barriers

A simple tool to help SMEs avoid unproductive leadership

Leadership is not always seen as a priority in SMEs yet it should be - small-team environments mean people are closer to...

Want to make workplace flexibility a bestseller? Try this…

The biggest mistake business owners can make is that they don’t trust their employees to be working if they’re not in si...

Queensland warns of soaring prices unless labour shortage is addressed

A kilo of tomatoes could cost as much as $50 if the agricultural labour shortage is not addressed urgently according to ...
data privacy, cyber threats, best practices

How employee awareness can combat SME security threats

Security awareness programs are a proven way to build resilience against attacks by changing employee behaviours that ca...
virtual offices, communication

Perfecting the art of effective customer communication in semi-remote work conditions

Communication is the single most important ingredient for a business for it to successfully manage a transition to remot...

How to manage millennials and remote work

Promoting both casual and formal dialogue maintains the information flow integral to keeping millennials on track when w...
secure, cyber-safe

Keeping SMEs cyber-safe as they head back to work

In the midst of rising cybersecurity issues, SME leaders must make their systems cyber-safe, and that starts with their ...
Recruitment

The tools to help SMEs build the workforce of the future

With SMEs facing a larger pool of candidates and a more competitive global economy, they need to explore the full range ...
remote work

Over a third of SMEs relying on laptops post-pandemic

Purchasing decisions on laptops need to be reassessed to keep pace with the younger generation of workers who are more d...
small business community

Why developing great talent is more important than ever

A good internal coaching program helps maintain a low staff turnover rate and keep your employees engaged, happy and pro...