Business

Latest business features from Brand Yorkshire

Wednesday, 17 February 2016 10:25

A take on research & development

Research and Development (R&D) is a key component of many organisations and, when well planned and used, enables a business to produce increased wealth over a period of time.
Thursday, 21 January 2016 11:41

Save money and release time being SMART is easy

We all want to reduce costs in our businesses and labour is no longer the largest business expenditure in the majority of companies as goods and services averagely now take up 60% of OPEX.
Wednesday, 20 January 2016 12:44

4 business cost saving measures for 2016

With 2016 set to be another year of growth for UK businesses, now is the time to take stock, set new policies, and encourage thriftiness before time runs away with us all once again.
Tuesday, 12 January 2016 16:00

Developing a disaster recovery plan

As floods once again hit the north of England, business owners will be counting the cost of damage to property, as well as disruption to their business.
Tuesday, 07 July 2015 13:12

How resilient is your business?

How resilient is your business? From SME’s to large public sector organisations, from start-ups to well-established companies this is an important question.
Friday, 27 March 2015 10:40

A six step formula for SMEs to grow and thrive

With three in five small firms expecting to grow their companies in 2015 - and business confident remaining robust according to research from the Federation of Small Business - it is vital that SMEs think ahead and set in place the following steps and processes to stay on track.
Wednesday, 11 March 2015 13:19

Business Rules & Values

Jo Haigh shares the business principles which have served her well in running a successful SME for 25 years
Wednesday, 21 January 2015 13:34

12 key habits of excellent leaders

Gary Sheader, Founder and Chairman of The Manufacturers Alliance shares 12 key habits that will help you to make significant progress to becoming an excellent leader.
Wednesday, 21 January 2015 12:42

Five steps to set productivity soaring in your office environment

Employee satisfaction is often mooted as one of the most important aspects of running a business. Creating a productive and pleasant working environment is in the interest of every employer seeking to promote staff creativity, a strong work ethic - and innovation.
Wednesday, 21 January 2015 11:52

Business boosting benefits for SMEs of non-executive directors

Yorkshire's SMEs can boost profitability and unlock powerful succession planning by appointing non-executive directors (NEDs) to their boards.
Thursday, 27 November 2014 12:50

Critical steps when entering into a joint business venture

Embarking on a joint venture (JV) is an enormous decision that should not be taken lightly. Says Julie Pickersgill of ADD.
Thursday, 27 November 2014 11:29

Lessons SMEs can learn from corporates

World class corporations are a different breed of business compared to SMEs but they have much to teach their smaller cousins about performance, profitability and how to achieve ground breaking results.
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