Language skills

Employing & managing staff

How to deal with different languages in the workplace

Having multiple languages in the workplace can be useful, but are there any issues involved? Andrew Weir of Moorepay explains what you need to know.


Brits reveal their most embarrassing spelling mistakes at work

More than half of UK adults would judge someone based on their spelling mistakes, according to new research from Oxford Open Learning.


UK must improve language skills to prepare for Brexit

In order to make the most of the UK's decision to leave the EU, businesses need to improve the language skills of their staff.


Employee language proficiency helps global businesses compete

Two thirds of managers cite improved customer feedback as the area most impacted by employees participating in language learning programmes.

Business management

Language barriers and international trade

Nick Evans, technical director of ExtraMile Communications, which specialises in multilingual email marketing campaigns, discusses how messages can be lost in translation when dealing with foreign markets.


One language no longer enough

Businesses want to invest in more bilingual staff, with 79 per cent of companies regarding language learning as a main focus in their workplace development plans.

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.