“The tail steers a dog”, or Three stories of real business
Svetlana Emelyanova, managing partner of STEP Consulting, shares three stories from business practice that describe the resistance of the company's employees to useful changes and innovations, and explains how to…

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What fraudulent schemes of employees may affect the head of the company
Legislative fraud is the theft of another's property or the acquisition of a right to it through fraud or breach of trust, which can be committed using an official position.…

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20 technology and brand promotion trends in 2019
Marketing is a dynamic, changeable and unstable industry in which it is not enough to grab onto one thing and constantly adhere to it - there will always be something…

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large companies

What do LLC fear when they work with IP

To save money, companies are looking for contractors to do some work. Often these works are carried out by an individual entrepreneur without employees, that is, a specialist who was self-employed or a freelancer, and then registered an individual entrepreneur.

Cooperation between IP and LLC can take place without any excesses, if both parties are satisfied with each other. No authorities will interfere in their relations until one of the parties violates any legal requirements. Continue reading

Three main business trends of 2018: automation, innovation, quality

To develop your business, both here and abroad, you should offer customers a competitive product, which, in turn, cannot be produced without well-established processes for which process management is responsible.

In order to become successful in real conditions, a business must pay attention to three things that relate to business processes: Continue reading

“The risk of charging VAT”, or What you need to know when buying software

What are the licenses?

Let’s start with a simple one. The publisher of commercial software does not want everyone to use its product for free and is trying in every possible way to prevent it – it sets a protective framework. A license is a guarantee that the copyright holder of the program will not sue you for using it. They are of four main types: Continue reading

Sinful loans or slow death: 6 steps to not kill your business
Very often I come across the opinion of businessmen about the fact that business without loans is impossible. Most of this is proved by those who are fed up with…

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From hopelessness to "vomiting", or How to assess the level of service impeccability
The sphere of hospitality and leisure, an elite restaurant business and traditional catering is a market that, apparently, has always been, is and will be. At the same time, some…

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Signs that the company’s account will soon “freeze”
A current account is an important financial management tool for each company. The suspension of certain operations on the account or its complete blockage may, if not paralyze the activity…

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“Influencing or manipulating?”: How to build relationships with subordinates in a developing company
The task of management in any business is to achieve goals in conditions of limited resources. The manager does not always understand this, often he justifies himself or others by…

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