A fundamental rule of business is that profit equals income minus business expenditure and because businesses are only taxed on their profits, ensuring that all allowable expenses are accounted for makes good business sense. But which expenses are allowable by HMRC and which must be shouldered by the business?
Published: 28 April 2019
Rewards don’t always have to be monetary. Show your sales team that you know them and care about them with personalised rewards like tickets to a show or game they want to see, or give them time off to spend with family. Introduce a competitive edge to these dynamic goals and get creative with the pay-off.
Published: 27 April 2019
It’s difficult to predict how the contracting market will be impacted over the coming year. The 2019 Loan Charge and the introduction of IR35 into the private sector have been heavily debated over recent months with different parties - HMRC, contractors, companies and MPs - all seeking to influence the new legislation
Published: 25 March 2019
Eager to be more competitive, organisations are making big investments in innovation projects. Almost half (43 percent) consider driving digital transformation to improve competitive advantage to be their top priority in the next year. A further 32 percent are allocating at least 20 percent of their IT budget to new projects.
Published: 16 February 2019
These transformations are having profound implications on the role and intrinsic value of the centralised workspace, as the balance shifts towards more flexible, diverse, de-centralised workplaces. The physical workspace required for the talent of the future will be completely re-thought.
Published: 14 February 2019
People Analytics will outperform HR professionals very soon! Come on, as an HR professional, you cannot deny this any longer… this unstoppable machine is impacting your work to such a degree, that it is showing all of the signs of rendering the HR profession a quaint historic memory.
Published: 18 December 2018
In recent times, business crises has demonstrated the harm of myopic focus on profits and maximising shareholder value. We face a systemic problem and solving it means asking deep questions about some of the basic assumptions shaping how businesses behave.
Published: 2 November 2018
Being perceived as strategic and ‘always in control’ may have been the holy grail for leaders of the past, but increasingly, they need to be inspiring coaches and communicators, not hiding behind statistics and data.
Published: 24 October 2018
Only a couple of years ago, I was about to close my business. I’d tried everything to save it, but it simply wasn’t working. I was forced to let six staff go, leaving just myself and one other. Then, at the very last minute, we signed a key client and the company was saved.
Published: 21 October 2018
"Disrupt yourself or be disrupted”, is a growing cliché. But I’d encourage HR to park their desire for adopting disruptive behaviour for a moment and think of organisational performance in a more holistic and connected sense. The employee or consumer experience is not going to change just because HR want to be disruptive.
Published: 20 October 2018