With so many demands on your team’s personal time, it’s inevitable that productivity at work will take a bit of a hit. So how do you keep your employees motivated and working productively during the holiday season?
If you’ve considered offering small business health insurance to your team, it’s likely that you have a lot of questions around how it works. That’s why we’ve created our small business guide to health insurance.
How workplace wellbeing can help reduce workplace stress and anxiety
A workplace culture that prioritises employees’ wellbeing can be beneficial for both employee retention and recruitment. However, a recent study by AXA PPP healthcare found that more than four-fifths (82%) of SME employers do not have a health and wellbeing strategy.
How to manage sickness absence in a small business
Sickness absence affects all businesses, regardless of their size. However, small businesses may feel the negative effects of sickness absence more acutely than a large business due to their limited resource.
The importance of health and wellbeing benefits for employees
More and more small business owners are making wellbeing a priority within their businesses. Whether that’s to retain their current team members, to make the workplace a more positive place or to help attract new talent to join the company.
Sickness absence and presenteeism in small businesses
Employees are an important part of any business. But in SMEs, a smaller team means that your people are even more vital to the overall success of your business. So when a team member is off work due to ill health, it can have a noticeable impact.
What motivates younger generations in the workplace is a common question asked by business leaders and managers. With millennials set to make up 35% of the global workforce in 2020, it’s not surprising that business leaders and managers are trying to understand this generation better.
What happens when a key member of your team decides to leave the business? Having spent so long recruiting and then training them, it can be costly for your business to have to hire a replacement. So how can business owners ensure that they’re retaining their top team members?
How tech can empower people to take more control of their wellbeing
Technology is putting control of a medical condition or a wellness desire in the hands of the consumer, and enabling them to be much more proactive in terms of health management and getting a better quality of life.
How employees' financial wellbeing impacts small businesses
As well as having a big impact on employees, poor financial wellbeing can also have a big impact on businesses. The stress caused by money worries can result in employees feeling that they aren’t able to come to work, or not perform at their best if they do decide to go to work.
With an ever-growing to do list, how can you get everything done without staying in the office until gone midnight? While you can’t make the days any longer, there are ways that you could make your workday more efficient.
How small business owners can develop a growth mindset culture
A growth mindset can have a number of benefits for small businesses. From employees feeling a stronger sense of commitment and ownership to the company, to them feeling more supported with risk taking and innovation.
Productivity is a frequently used term in business, but what does it actually mean? The Collins dictionary defines it by stating that ‘someone or something that is productive produces or does a lot for the amount of resources used’