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Office Freedom
  • 2 Minute Read
  • 10th February 2010

New Year New Business

The start of the business year is the perfect time to make plans for the months ahead and can be a hectic time for any company with new procedures, clients and incentives often coming into play. So, with a workforce that are refreshed and raring to go, it’s the perfect time to plan ahead and set some targets to get the best out of your business.

Many of your colleagues will start the year feeling positive and inspired about their work, but some will quickly lose focus and spend their days feeling undervalued and underappreciated. To start the year as you mean to go on try implementing new staff incentives for those workers who are willing to go the extra mile for your company. Introducing some fun games or group lunches to your team will help you get to know your staff better and will make the office a more enjoyable place to be.

Another great way to start your year is to search out new technologies that will help your business run smoother. More often than not companies ignore some of the simplest ways to make better use of their time and money. If work colleagues are getting frustrated with slow computer programmes or clunky machinery then appoint someone to check out all your technical options and you may find you can save irritated employees a lot of time and stress.

If you’re on the lookout for new business it’s important to take a look at your current marketing strategies. A simple website overhaul or some snazzy new marketing materials can make a huge difference to clients who are looking for a professional and competent business.

If business is booming then why not think about ways to reduce your company’s carbon footprint. Many top companies are beginning to see the value in being an eco friendly business and are looking their ways to reduce their impact on the environment. In doing this you can help your partners, clients and service companies all feel better about working with you. Look at all the affordable ways you can make your business more energy efficient, invest in some recycling bins, install energy saving light bulbs and make sure all your employees know the importance of conserving energy. These small steps will not only save you money but will make you feel great about your entire business.

If you're looking to expand your business this year you may want to consider investing in office space in Mayfair so you can be at the hub of the business world and be in close quarters to your competitors. Expanding your company can often bring new talent and a new client base so could see you raising your profits and your reputation.

Whatever changes you want to make setting yourself goals to get the most out of your business will be the best decision you can make this year.