Category: Business Operations

4 Ways Workplace Injuries Cost Your Business More Than Cash

~by Brooke Chaplan~ . When a worker is injured on the job, employers may be held responsible for a wide variety of costs. There are direct costs associated with workplace injuries, such as the payment of worker’s compensation, legal fees and medical care for the employee. Businesses also incur indirect costs, such as finding a…
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7 Ideas for Eco-Friendly Promotional Material

~by Emma Miller~ . According to the USA Environmental Protection Agency, the regulations pertaining to the use of eco-friendly materials are here to stay. So, if you care about your company, it’s time to start caring about the environment as well. The sooner you do it, the better. Start small, then work your way up.…
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Pros and Cons of Working in a Family Business

~by Vincent Spivey~ . Establishing a family business and passing it to your children can be vastly rewarding. A family business is a commercial enterprise involving family members. But the thing is, family businesses show ownership and sometimes management challenges. A perfect way to minimize the risk of disputes is to plan with the whole…
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4 Ways Shoddy IT Services Can Hurt Your Bottom Line

~by Anica Oaks~ . Companies need a high level of IT services and support to remain competitive and stay profitable. IT infrastructure is involved in virtually all aspects of doing business, from maintaining payroll to emailing clients. Here are some consequences of poorly managed IT services: 1. Poor Employee Morale It is important that employees…
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8 Ways to Reduce Energy Consumption in the Office

~by Lillian Connors~ .Being as efficient as possible in business means you create enough without wasting more resources than necessary. Hence, trying to cut down your running costs is as important as charging enough for your product or service to make some profit. Also, by reducing energy consumption, you’re doing your share of work aimed…
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employee productivity

Core Reasons for Low Levels of Employee Productivity

~by Chloe Taylor~ . A company can have the best modern technology, strong relationships in the business world and a number of other resources, but if it doesn’t have a productive workforce, it all falls apart. Employee productivity is the amount of work they manage to perform during their working hours. On average, an employee…
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legal matters

Legal Matters You Need to Understand if You Want to Succeed

~by Anica Oaks~ . You may be looking to take charge of your life by starting your own business. But there are still a number of legal matters or issues that have to be resolved up front. Here are four legal matters you ought to discuss with an attorney before you start operations. 1. Zoning…
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Commericial Building

How to Make Your Commercial Building More Aesthetically Pleasing

~by Kara Masterson~ . Making your commercial building aesthetically pleasing can be quite daunting. There are a multitude of factors to consider. Everything from the layout, the furniture, and even the artwork is subject to the client’s scrutiny. To top it off, everything must fall within budget! Office aesthetics is an extension of your marketing…
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manage projects

4 Ways the Best Business Owners Manage Projects Effectively

~by Rachelle Wilber~ . As a business owner, you will eventually start a project intended to grow the company. Perhaps you’ve already completed your first project but were left completely exhausted from all the problems that arose. Fortunately, running projects doesn’t have to be stressful. If you implement the following project management tips, your next…
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5 Surprising Ways Your Business Might be Unprotected

~by Eileen O’Shanassy~ . Business owners often believe they have themselves completely covered when it comes to the safety and security of their employees and property. Yet, as you can see below, your business might not be as protected as you think. Make sure you are prepared for anything by keeping your company up to…
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