By Guest Contributor Marieta Bencheva
As business owners know there are always risks that have to be faced. One in five small businesses fail in their first year.
By Guest Contributor Will Adoasi
Increasingly businesses want to make a difference in the world as well as make a profit. Considering social impact is also important for consumers and many are taking their buying decisions after looking at a companyâ€™s track record in this area.
Today is National Stress Awareness Day and in LID we support sharing knowledge as the best way of raising awareness.
By Guest Contributor Tom Lock, British Snack Co.
When you are negotiating a contract, whether it is with a manufacturer who will make your product or a supermarket or other retail outlet that is considering stocking your brand, you need to get prepared.
Brexit blues hit Britain’s small businesses: Why 80% of UK SMEs are concerned over their futures post Brexit
By Guest Contributor, instaprint.
50% of UK small businesses are already experiencing the negative impacts of Brexit, with 80% worried for their businessâ€™s futures, a survey into how business owners really feel about leaving the EU has uncovered.
By Guest Contributor John Auckland
A successful equity crowdfunding campaign can deliver a number of rewards. Businesses, both young and growth-stage alike, can be propelled forward by the much-needed funds, key allies in the form of new investors and a significant boost in brand recognition. However, in order to hit your fundraising target, you should be prepared to do some serious planning. Campaigns can be a long slog and take several months to prepare all the materials you need, pass due diligence with the platform and court investors.
By Guest Contributor Isla Knight
If you look at the figures, it seems obvious that companies would benefit from employees taking time out to invest more in their physical and emotional health. The number of working days lost to stress rose staggeringly last year, by almost a quarter in fact, from 12.5 million in 2017/18 to the current figure of 15.4 million.
By Guest Contributor Mike Ianiri
Your business creates and relies on an enormous amount of data: spreadsheets, images, CAD documents etc.Â Imagine a critical failure where you lose some or all of this valuable data â€“ then what happens?
This year for Mental Health Awareness Day we want to emphasize the importance of a good workplace atmosphere for the employee’s mental health and for the company’s overall productivity.
Revealed:Â Victims of traumatic accidents find mental health ignored asÂ two-thirds worryÂ theyâ€™ll never recoverÂ
By Guest Contributor National Accident Helpline
Survey results find that 70% of people who reached out for mental health support after an accident didnâ€™t receive the support they needed.