Be the Business is a not-for-profit movement helping every firm in the country improve their performance
Help your business get through the coronavirus outbreak
Coronavirus (COVID-19) has had an unprecedented impact on the way businesses operate. Be the Business wants to help you navigate through this difficult time with
• Clear and precise explanations of government support available for businesses to continue operating
• Guidance and assistance to help your business adapt to different ways of working
• Advice from experts and business leaders on how they are able to keep going and succeed in difficult circumstances
Be the Business is an independent, not-for-profit movement. Our mission is to help every firm in the UK improve their own performance, and the performance of those they work with. During the unprecedented circumstances caused by coronavirus, we will do everything we can to help businesses through the immediate impacts and rebuild once it is defeated.
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How to guides to help you through the crisis
Why small steps add up to big change
At Be the Business we believe in focusing on the small, practical and completely achievable things you and your business could be doing to bring about big benefits.
See how transformative small changes can really be in our video.
How many small changes can you spot?
Why is productivity important?
Productive companies get more out of what they’ve got, enabling them to increase their profits, pay higher wages and invest in their future.
Benchmark your business
Sometimes it is difficult to know exactly how well your business is performing.
Our benchmarking tool helps do this quickly and accurately, making it possible to see how your business compares to similar ones around the UK. With this information you can make informed decisions about the best next steps for the future of your business.
Our five small things monthly email includes content designed to spark an idea, inspire you to try something new or tweak something old. We promise it’ll be easy to digest, practical and based on real-life business experiences.
Hear from the leaders of businesses including PureGym, Graze and Tangle Teezer about how they identified areas for improvement, decided upon the change required and then tracked results to guide future efforts.
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