Outsource your HR for your sake – and your employees!

human resources

Managing the Human Resources (HR) functions of business can often be a difficult prospect for SMEs. Due to the smaller nature of the organisation, owners and senior managers often have heavy and diverse workloads, but are also more closely intertwined with their employees. Another perspective to remember is that as […]

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Have you sent an email to the wrong person?

management wrong email

We don’t know about you, but all of us in the BusinessBasics team have at one time or another sent an email to the wrong person. Generally this hasn’t been a problem as the content of the email isn’t confidential or negative, but there are cases when you’re not that […]

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Easy Ways to Simplify Your Business

Easy Ways to Simplify Your Business

As soon as you open the office door on Monday morning, the phone starts to ring. You answer it while you open the emails that are already flooding your inbox. Your desk is covered in paperwork that you need to start immediately, and urgent memos are already coming through from other […]

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Are your business and management objectives attainable?

lean programs McKinsey 7S Framework

The start of a new year is full of great opportunities to take stock of where your business is and then to measure how closely aligned your actions are to your business and management objectives. One method to gauge this is to use the McKinsey 7S Framework, a lean program […]

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