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Published on 12/04/2023 by David Jani

In part one of our research into flexibility at work, we saw that small and midsize enterprise (SME) employees showed a strong interest in flexible hours, working from home, and a four-day working week. In this second look into our data, we consider how businesses can use tools like enterprise communication software, time-tracking software, and other organisational solutions to make this a reality.   … Continue Reading

Published on 28/03/2023 by David Jani

Digital asset management (DAM) tools are a common way to help businesses organise important digital property, such as videos, photos, and training info decks. However, how can small to midsize enterprises (SMEs) choose the best digital asset management software for small businesses? We investigated the options for the best free digital asset management software in the UK market to find out. … Continue Reading

Published on 27/03/2023 by David Jani

The expectation of a five-day working week for office workers has been with us for over a century, but is the time now right for change? Following the shifts in flexible working seen during the COVID-19 pandemic and the recent successful trial of a four-day working week in UK companies, are worker attitudes also moving with the times? … Continue Reading

Published on 13/03/2023 by David Jani

Selling to businesses requires a more strategic approach than selling to consumers. Here’s how account mapping can help you plan your route to success. … Continue Reading

Published on 09/03/2023 by Sukanya Awasthi

RFID technology may help businesses streamline the process of inventory management. Want to know how? Read the article to know more. … Continue Reading

Published on 23/02/2023 by David Jani

Social media monitoring is an ever-changing field, and nothing stays the same for very long. We observed in our previous report that small-to-midsize enterprises (SMEs) still value established platforms and dedicate time and resources to producing regular content, but where do they aim to find the extra return on investment (ROI) from these channels in 2023? … Continue Reading

Published on 13/02/2023 by David Jani

Social media as a marketing tool provides businesses with multiple channels to enhance their brand image, create two-way channels with consumers, and determine audience sentiment towards their operations. But how critical is social media marketing for small business? GetApp’s survey gathers insights from 250+ UK firms. … Continue Reading

Published on 10/02/2023 by David Jani

Legal firms can be complicated organisations to manage. In small to mid-size enterprises (SMEs), having a staff member with a managerial role to coordinate the staffing, finance, compliance, and admin of legal cases can prove vital. In this article, we look at what practice managers in UK law firms bring to their employers and when companies should consider hiring them.  … Continue Reading

Published on 25/01/2023 by David Jani

As we saw in our first report looking at how small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) are coping with higher electricity prices, managing a workplace’s energy supply requires more attention than ever. With that in mind, what impacts do software platforms for energy monitoring and renewable electricity sources have on alleviating these problems?  … Continue Reading

Published on 12/01/2023 by Sukanya Awasthi

In this article, we have curated a list of the best customer loyalty program software which can be used by small and midsized enterprises (SMEs) to attract new customers while also improving the experience for existing buyers. … Continue Reading

Published on 09/01/2023 by David Jani

UK electricity prices rose sharply throughout 2022 and are expected to stay high for the foreseeable future. Rather unsurprisingly, this is having an acute impact on British businesses and is making managing workplace energy supply even more critical for company leaders. Where does this leave small-to-midsize enterprises (SMEs)? … Continue Reading

Published on 16/12/2022 by David Jani

When you work in a law office or run a business, legal documents are a fact of life. From wills to court summons to client communications, paperwork is a big part of the job in the legal industry and beyond. Keeping everything organised is a challenge, but legal document management software can go a long way to making the task easier to handle. … Continue Reading

Published on 12/12/2022 by Sukanya Awasthi

Many people have heard of dropshipping but do you know what is drop servicing? In this article, we will help you understand this concept and give tips on how you can start your own drop servicing business. … Continue Reading

Published on 05/12/2022 by Sukanya Awasthi

Can the metaverse ever replace offline shopping? What do consumers think about brands using the metaverse for a virtual shopping experience? What are people most interested in buying in the metaverse? Read along to find out how surveyed consumers in the UK feel about the metaverse and its potential to improve the eCommerce experience. … Continue Reading

Published on 25/11/2022 by Sukanya Awasthi

How do people in the UK feel about the concept of the metaverse? To find out, GetApp surveyed Britons to understand their awareness, perceptions, and adoption of this virtual reality space. Read along to learn more about our findings in this first part of a two-part series. … Continue Reading

Published on 23/11/2022 by Sonia Navarrete and David Jani

This article was originally published on 21/10/2021 Generation Z (also known as Gen Z or Centennials) is increasingly represented in the UK’s workforce. Their unique experiences and expectations compared with their older millennial, Gen X, and even baby boomer colleagues require new approaches to online collaboration and employee communication from company leaders. How can businesses adapt to this? … Continue Reading

Published on 15/11/2022 by Sukanya Awasthi

This article was originally published on 15/12/2021. … Continue Reading

Published on 15/11/2022 by David Jani

This article was originally published on 22/07/2022 Having all your sales operations managed in a single place can make running a business much smoother, and one way to achieve that is via unified commerce. This eCommerce solution lets businesses simplify customer journeys so that the buying experience is unified from product discovery to final purchase and beyond. … Continue Reading

Published on 14/11/2022 by David Jani

A tutoring company conducting training requires a lot of coordination, especially if you’re only a small learning startup team. There are schedules to manage, invoices to create, marketing to plan and, of course, actual teaching to do. Luckily, this is where online tutoring software can help you manage all of that digitally. … Continue Reading

Published on 10/11/2022 by David Jani

Practices such as General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) management follow strict guidelines for how first-party data must be collected by companies. However, is that enough to ensure data privacy for the UK ’s online shoppers is truly felt by the public? Furthermore, does this lead to the widespread use of data protection tools? … Continue Reading

Published on 07/11/2022 by David Jani

Data drives online business, but with that power comes great responsibility. Businesses that collect, store, and process first-party data must comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which protects consumer data privacy and states consent is vital at all times. This makes trust key to obtaining essential information from the public. Are companies doing enough to establish that confidence? … Continue Reading

Published on 10/10/2022 by Sukanya Awasthi

How do job seekers feel about recruitment processes in the UK? To find out, GetApp surveyed employees to gauge their sentiments regarding the various elements and steps involved in the process. Read along to learn more about our findings in this second part of a two-part series. … Continue Reading

Published on 29/09/2022 by Sukanya Awasthi

Is the UK job market witnessing a labour shortage? How severely are companies being impacted by it? Is recruitment technology acting as an aid for companies? To find out, GetApp surveyed recruiters to gauge their sentiments around these questions. Read along to learn more about our findings in this first part of a two-part series. … Continue Reading

Published on 22/09/2022 by David Jani

The British public loves a bargain, and that has been reflected in GetApp’s latest study investigating the UK’s circular economy consumer behaviour. Rather than rewarding sellers for cutting waste, improving recycling practices, or lowering energy uses, our participants showed that cost saving was the main reason they bought second-hand and used products.  … Continue Reading

Published on 20/09/2022 by David Jani

The use of circular economy practices by UK companies could prove an essential way to control waste management and energy usage at a time of environmental crisis. However, many doubt the adoption of circular principles is driven by sincere environmental beliefs. In our latest survey, participants expressed cynicism about why businesses adopt circular economy practices. … Continue Reading

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