Resources

We've carefully selected resources to help you with whatever challenges you may be facing right now in your business, so feel free to browse what's on offer below. If there's any content you'd like to see on here, why not let us know.

22nd Jun 2022

Expert recruitment tips for hiring post-pandemic

As we emerge from the pandemic, business confidence is high despite growth challenges. Labour shortages, combined with a shift in candidate priorities, has created an acute recruitment challenge for UK businesses that’s stalling recovery.

22nd Jun 2022

Recruitment: the biggest challenge for businesses right now

As we emerge from the pandemic, business confidence is high despite growth challenges. Labour shortages, combined with a shift in candidate priorities, has created an acute recruitment challenge for UK businesses that’s stalling recovery.

22nd Jun 2022

Transform your people management with BrightHR

For businesses of all sizes and sectors the world of work has dramatically changed since the start of 2020.

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Top tips from UK businesses for international trading success

SMEs are the lifeblood of our economy, accounting for 99.9% of all UK businesses and generating around 50% of turnover in the UK private sector1 . They also account for an increasing amount of the UK's international trade,...

Abode Heat and their ActionCOACH experience

Abode Heat and their ActionCOACH experience

Ali Hodges, Managing Director and co-founder, and Ben Hodges, Business Development Director at Abode Heat, talked to us about the impact coaching has had on the business.

3 Simple Steps to Effective Business Planning

3 simple steps to effective business planning, in collaboration with ActionCOACH

Planning is a crucial part of business growth. Without a plan it can be difficult to focus on the tasks that will drive your business forward.

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Growing your business with ActionCOACH

A range of business coaching programmes for every step of your entrepreneurial journey

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The Santander Breakthrough Women Business Leaders' Mentoring Programme

Supporting women and entrepreneurship Santander is a signatory member to the UK government Investing in Women Code , which was launched in 2019 and founded from the Alison Rose Review of Female Entrepreneurship.

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Christine Giscombe – A Mentor’s Perspective

Christine Giscombe -- A Mentor's Perspective 2nd Feb 2022 6 min read Mentoring Women in business All Sectors Share this page linkedin twitter email An emotional intelligence business coach who explores the...

Energy saving tips for small businesses

Energy saving tips for small businesses

Encouragingly, 92% of decision makers in small businesses are trying to be more energy efficient in the workplace.

Smart meters for small businesses

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Smart meters for small businesses

Energy usage is one of the expenses small businesses are most likely to estimate. Here's how to be more in control.

Employer guide to apprenticeships

Employer guide to apprenticeships

Find out how the Government’s Apprenticeship scheme could help build the skills in your business.

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Abode Heat – a mentoring partnership story

Abode Heat is provides an eco-friendly alternative to traditional fossil fuel boilers.