Plastic has become a serious global problem – not just for the environment, but also for society and business – so much so that an influential group of investors have released a statement calling for a significant reduction in its use.The call for urgent action The statement’s 185 signatories – …Read More »
Back to the workplace: but what at what cost?
While the reopening of offices signifies a step towards normalcy, it is crucial to examine this shift’s implications critically. The pandemic forced organisations to adapt rapidly, embracing remote work as the primary mode of operation. This period of remote work brought about a myriad of changes, both positive and negative, …Read More »
How to use data in your PR strategy
Data … is everywhere. With the vast amount of information available at our fingertips, it’s becoming increasingly important for PR professionals to harness the power of data to inform their strategies and campaigns. By leveraging data, PR practitioners can gain insights into their target audiences, monitor brand sentiment and measure …Read More »
Why your company needs a twin-tracked CFO
CFOs traditionally come in two flavours. There’s the strategic CFO and the operational CFO. Don’t choose one over the other!An operational CFO is a master of the big picture, synthesising current data from functional departments with financial data to optimise a company’s performance. The strategic CFO gazes more intently into …Read More »
Are your staff really working at full capacity?
As a business owner or manager, you want to ensure that your staff works at their full potential. After all, your employees are the backbone of your company and their productivity directly affects your bottom line. Unfortunately, however, recent studies have shown that many employees are not working at their …Read More »
Should your customer service team make use of AI?
Artificial intelligence used to be a dreaded subject of science fiction. In real life, many workers now fear that AI will eventually steal their jobs with the advent of chat-based artificial intelligence like OpenAI’s ChatGPT. In fact, many companies are mulling the incorporation of AI into their business processes; customer …Read More »
Let’s hear it for Gen Z side hustles
Gen Z are a canny bunch. Born into an era dominated by the internet and social media, this tech-savvy generation has all the means and abilities to survive and adapt to a highly digital world. They may well have been involved in many different side hustles that take advantage of …Read More »
How to ask for a payrise
Are you feeling undervalued and underpaid for the work you do? It might be time to ask for a pay rise! But, the idea of asking for a raise can be daunting for many people, leading them to avoid the conversation altogether. This piece will assess the strategies and tips …Read More »
How to give staff a deeper connection to their hybrid workspace
The new hybrid work setup combines the flexibility of remote work with the advantages of in-person collaboration. As more companies consider transitioning to a hybrid workspace, managers must understand how they can help employees adapt to this new way of working. Effective Communication: Setting Expectations and Guidelines Effective communication is …Read More »
How to get your teams on board with change
Stagnation is the worst enemy of an organisation’s growth. Hence, change is important as it helps your company get out of its most comfortable bounds and toward the next step of its evolution. Accepting that change will and must happen prepares your team to adapt to this inevitability, allowing you …Read More »