From Be the Business
It’s The Small Things: Snaffling Pig CEO Nick Coleman
To to be bigger than Walkers and as loved as Lego Snaffling Pig getting there through one small business improvement at a time.
A quirky idea to drive up off-season demand in Cornwall
An innovative approach taken by The Olde House has been successful in improving off-season demand for the forward-thinking family business.
A day in the life with: Ceviche founder Martin Morales
Martin Morales is an award-winning Peruvian restaurateur, chef, author and entrepreneur. He walks us through a typical day.
A business mentor re-united our family firm
A new mentoring scheme turned out to be the expert-led, experience-based support Bolton-based family firm Carrs Pasties needed.
Questioning the CEO about revenue expenditure
When a receptionist asked her CEO how money was being spent it resulted in cost savings of 12 per cent the following month.
The 25 year-old MD who’s not afraid to ruffle some feathers
When taking the reins at a family business the tendency may be to abide by the status quo – but Chloe Watmore has torn up the rule book.
What is productivity & why should I care?
In simple terms, productivity is a measure of the amount of output a business produces for a unit of input. Understanding productivity is therefore key to understanding business performance.
Did you know?
UK productivity is 22.8% lower than that of France. This has a serious impact on the UK economy.
About Be the Business
Be the Business was established in 2017 to address the underperformance of UK productivity. Chaired by Sir Charlie Mayfield, Be the Business is spearheading a business-led drive to help companies across the UK improve their performance.
We provide the inspiration, tools and resources for businesses to get started on improving their own performance. We enable business leaders to identify where the opportunities are for their businesses to improve, and we extract the best advice from other businesses on the approaches that are proven to work.
In addition to providing benchmarking tools and advice we are also working with businesses across the country to understand what works on the ground, constantly learning, evolving and sharing that with businesses in all four corners of the UK.
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Most people say they want to embrace change, but many struggle to actually do it. It comes down to being as open as possible about what’s working in the business, and what’s not.
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