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Business thoughts, views and info
Communication for the new normal
Social distancing has meant that businesses are required to operate remotely. So, how do we bridge the gap and communicate effectively in the new normal?
Getting to know MENTA's Refugee Entrepreneur Programme: An interview with Monica Bell
Meet Monica, our business trainer supporting refugee entrepreneurs seeking to create a new life in the UK and set up their own business.
Networking in the new normal
Virtual business networking is here to stay. While many people eagerly anticipate the return of physical networking events, social distancing measures are set to remain for the foreseeable and thus the days of handshaking, back-slapping and business card swapping are over.
Covid-19: Returning to work in the office & Risk Assessments
The UK has approximately 4.2 million people classed as “working within an office”, so with Government experts regarding enclosed spaces as higher risk areas for Covid-19 transmission, it poses a big challenge for industries to plan their workforce's safe return to work.
Business in the times of Corona: Emotional wellbeing
Your emotional wellbeing survival guide. Mental health gives us the strength, energy, optimism and resilience to keep going. Therefore, at uncertain times such as these, it is vital to keep the principles for emotional wellbeing top of mind.
Business in the times of Corona: Staying social in lockdown
Social media has emerged as the number one isolation survival tool, both for businesses and consumers. With more time on our hands and limited access to the physical world, people are spending increasing amounts of time online.
A tale of universal credit
I thought it was worth sharing some anecdotal information about a business owners experience when, for the first time in his life, he needed to call upon the assistance of Government, otherwise known as Universal Credit!
Business in the times of Corona: Channelling creativity
Whether you’re a veteran home worker or new to the remote working club, at some point we will all be faced with the dreaded creative block. When working in isolation, remaining creative can be particularly challenging.
Business in the times of Corona: Maintaining momentum
Your working day has been turned on its head, and the boundaries between home and work are becoming increasingly blurred. While many small business owners thrive on self-motivation and working from home, at some point nearly all will be faced with the challenge of maintaining momentum.