How to negotiate a new office lease

  In the current uncertain economic climate, signing up to a new office lease can be a tricky business. One thing is certain at the moment and that is uncertainty. How much office space will you need in 3 to 5 years time? Well, that depends on whether people will...

Are digital banking platforms suitable for businesses?

  Digital banking platforms such as Starling Bank or Monzo have risen in popularity, but are they suitable for business use? Digital banks have built popular apps for personal users to manage their current accounts from their smartphones. The apps allow users to...

How to manage a Hybrid Team – Both home and in the office

  As businesses manage the gradual return to the office, some of your team will be able to come back while others may need to continue working remotely. As firms begin to navigate the complexities of returning to the office, some employees will have to contend...

ESG – What’s it all about?

  Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) criteria are a set of standards for a company’s operations.  There is growing interest in environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations in the business community. Many people have strong views and...

Can soft skills be taught?

  A positive attitude, a strong work ethic, an innovative mindset, being a team player – are just as important to employers as practical skills and academic background. It is important to have teams of people who have the hard skills to do a job – i.e....