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A recent survey by the Institute of Leadership and Management (iLM) suggested more than a third of UK workers (37%) were hoping to leave their current job inside 12 months, and that a quarter of people planning to change jobs were doing so because they felt underappreciated by their current employer.

Other studies have shown that many UK employees feel undervalued at work and often it’s the small things that count. Last year recruitment website monster.co.uk found 58% of British workers don’t believe employees are thanked enough in the workplace, with 54% saying this left them feeling unappreciated and 41% feeling demotivated as a result.

So what can small business owners do to help ensure staff are motivated to do a good job and want to stay with you for the long-term? Continue…

This is one of the key decisions you’ll have to make right at the start: where is the best place for you to locate your business? There are a number of things to consider before you get carried away with excitement and sign your first lease.
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The past decade has seen a massive increase in the number of small businesses working from home – driven by web technology, and a growing recognition of the overall benefits of ‘flexible working’.
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The wonderful thing about starting your business in the 21st century is how inexpensive it is to get the ball rolling.

The internet has made marketing cheaper and more efficient than ever before, and technology has freed businesses from the need to have lots of staff.
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