4 Methods To Keep Top Performers Happy“Our employees are our most valued asset.“ This motto is generally stamped on most Annual Reports or Employee Handbooks, and while it might not be true for every employee in the organization, it is surely true for your top performers. Those select few members of your organization who are so valuable; you can’t see where your organization would be without them. With the ever-volatile job landscape and the continuous threat of competitors poaching your top talent, what are some of the methods which you can employ to keep these…


One fact of business life is that you will at some point have to pay tax on your business profits. You will often have to pay tax in the form of insurance contributions for employees and, of course, sales taxes. It is normal practice for a business to recoup its sales tax or Value added taxes from the tax authorities, meaning the end user or customer ultimately pays it. However problems can…

Facebook's Places Directory has actually been rolled out as early as July 2014, but is just recently getting its well-deserved attention. For quite some time, Google+ Local and sites like Yelp, Trip Advisor, and Yellow Pages were leading local searches. Users would log in their reviews, share ratings, and even recommend places to friends or family. But could all that change with this Facebook…


Smart leaders know the powerful effect of how to inspire others through the gift of speech. They use the age old tradition of storytelling to inform, inspire and entertain. With a powerful speech, you can transform a team or cause by sharing your vision, passion and commitments. So, how do the leaders we admire and emulate have such a persuasive impact with their speeches? Follow along for the…

Bank lending to British businesses fell dramatically after the financial crisis of 2008. Quite understandably, with the threat of having its balance sheet ripped apart, high street banks became cautious in offering credit to the vital SME sector which accounts for 99% of all private sector businesses as well as employing 14.4 million people every day. Thankfully, the alternative finance market…


  Is ecommerce the enemy of high street business? Despite fears that online shopping will kill bricks and mortar businesses, for the smartest SMEs integration between the two offers a way to get…

Not every business can afford to hire a full time receptionist regardless of how badly they need one. A virtual receptionist can help to fill this gap particularly for smaller businesses and start…


As a business owner, there are some fantastic tools out there that help you be more productive with minimal effort. In celebration of Thanksgiving, let’s take a look at 10 of these tools you should…

The holiday season is just around the corner, which means hordes of deals and long hours of insane shopping. And social media will continue to play a significant role to help retailers encash new…


We’ve all been told we should be writing a blog. You’ll get some leads, maybe new customers, and it will help build your brand. Those are all great reasons to have a blog for your business. But…

In this #TYBCommunity round-up we share a few posts about Facebook newsfeed changes, Social tools, content creation, Twitter conversations, press releases, web visitors and lots more. Read on to…


Hidden iOS 8 features, blogging advice from 43 experts, blogging tools, creating blog content using interviews, building an all-star content marketing team, why brand building is critical for small…

Though they sound similar, project and product life cycles are separate and very different concepts. Projects are usually a part of creating a product, thus the project life cycle often takes place…