Employing & managing staff

Where to draw the line with workplace banter

Workplace banter lawsuits increased by 44% last year. What is the tipping point when workplace banter becomes downright insulting? And what can small business owners do to protect staff from hurtful remarks?

Employing & managing staff

Three quarters of Brits suffer bullying in the workplace

Three in four Brits have encountered bullying at work, with two thirds confessing to taking part in it themselves.


One in ten professionals have experienced homophobic bullying at work

Concerning new research from CV-Library, reveal more than one in ten professionals have experienced homophobic bullying at work.

Employing & managing staff

Blight of business bullying: How to tackle workplace bullies

In light of Anti-Bullying Week, businesses are urged to work harder to protect staff from business bullying.

Employing & managing staff

How to fight workplace bullying

Bullying affects up to one in ten employees. But intimidating behaviour, as displayed by presenters Russell Brand and Jonathan Ross, can go unnoticed. Here Steve Williams, head of equality services at employment expert Acas and SmallBusiness.co.uk offer some tips for banning bullying.


Are you a bully boss?

A campaign to stamp out bullying in the workplace has been launched by private sector union Amicus, which is asking managers to take a good look at themselves.

Finding and selling to customers

How Amazon Ads is supporting entrepreneurs

Digital ad campaigns aren't just for big businesses. Here's why you should be considering it...

Partner content

What are the funding options for hospitality businesses?

Hospitality businesses have faced a number of challenges in the last couple of years. Find out what funding and support is available.


6 types of business funding for UK tech companies

Here we explore six types of business funding that can help your UK tech company expand and reach its goals.

Business Loans

A guide to getting a small business loan

Everything you need to know on what small business loans are and what types of loan are available for your business.