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Business thoughts, views and info
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.
Going self-employed: Is it right for me?
Do you dream of being your own boss? Do you have brilliant business idea? Are you ready to make your vision a reality?
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.
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?
Working from Home - The Rules!
So you are now working from home. Whether you approached this with joy or horror, the time thief of procrastination will worm its way into your daily life unless you armour yourself against it. I have run several businesses over the last 30 years. Many times I have missed opportunities and sales due to procrastination dulling my drive and enthusiasm. Here are some steps to help you build that armour and make the most of each day. 1.Set your days and hours of work and communicate them
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.
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.