Business impact analysis

The business impact analysis

 

A BIA or business impact analysis emphasizes the most important processes of your company that could threaten your normal business operations in case of a deficit or outage. These processes allow you to evaluate the consequences of a crisis more effectively and devise strategies...

 

Creating a web store: the cornerstone of seed money

Seed money for your web store

 

When planning the finer details of your web store, rushing through your financial plan can lead to chaos. It’s important to be aware of how much money you need to spend, and only an extensive finance plan can provide the necessary security for the development of your web store....

 

Agile Working

Agile working: mastering the challenges of the digital world

 

“Agile working” is currently one of the biggest trends in the corporate world. It’s seen as the best way to master the challenges of digitalization. How does the agile approach work? What opportunities and risks does it involve? And what role will this hot topic play in the...

 

Start a sole proprietorship

How to start a sole proprietorship

 

A sole proprietorship is one of the easiest types of businesses to set up. All you need to get started is a business idea and a bit of courage. The one-person business does not require registration with the state, but there are plenty of other requirements you will need to...

 

Body language

Body language: The most important form of nonverbal communication

 

Even when we don’t say anything, we communicate: Our body language is more or less consciously sending out signals to those around us. Gestures, expressions, and posture often share more than we’d like, including how we feel in a given situation. If you’re able to understand body...

 

Home office tax deduction

How to deduct working from home from your taxes

 

Whether you’re self-employed or employed – a growing number of professionals are working from home and many even set up a dedicated space to perform their job duties. To reduce any resulting financial burden, the costs for working from home can be deducted from your taxes....

 

Supply and demand

Supply and demand – how they control the market

 

Supply and demand determine pricing in a free market. Demand has an influence on supply and vice versa. With no demand, any supply is redundant, and with no supply, demand is ineffective. When they are in equilibrium, prices remain stable and goods are affordable. But how exactly...

 

Home office: Which insurance do I need as a home worker?

Working from home is becoming possible in more and more industries. But how are you actually insured as an employee when working from your home office? Find out what you should know about home office liability insurance, when it pays to have insurance, and how you should behave in case of an accident in your home office.

Setting up your home office for safe and efficient working

Working from home continues to gain importance as part of modern work life. To ensure that you can work efficiently and securely from home, certain precautions should be considered. Generally, employees are free to design their home office spaces as they wish. However, there are times when the employer has a legal responsibility to ensure the safety of your home office setup. Find out what your...

Capital contributions – explained simply

As a business owner, it’s sometimes necessary to invest personal assets into your company. Whether it’s smaller purchases in everyday life – paying for gas at the gas station, for example – or larger sums if you’re trying to keep your company liquid. These are all known as capital contributions. We will provide a definition and explain what you need to keep in mind.

Liquidation of a company: Definition

In business, things don’t always go as planned. Whether it’s a mishap with an order situation, or too much debt, a company can quickly find itself staring in the face of financial ruin. No matter the situation, creditors will still be demanding their legitimate monetary claims, regardless of whether your company is facing insolvency or not. The final option is liquidating the company. The goal is...

What is a nonprofit organization (NPO)?

Around the world, hundreds of thousands of companies exist without the purpose of producing a profit. What defines these so-called nonprofit organizations (NPOs)? Here, we explain what a NPO is and explain the various areas of activity of nonprofit organizations, as well as why managing one is so special. Read on to also learn more about the challenges NGOs are currently facing.

Insolvency – a pathway out of debt

Insolvency has a bad reputation. It stands for a lack of funds and high debts. However, people often forget that insolvency proceedings don’t necessarily spell the end of a company. Insolvency administrators can help settle outstanding liabilities and help people keep their jobs.

Crisis communication plan: every company needs one

Good crisis communication is important for any type of business because brands can damage their reputation in the long-term by using bad communication. Find out more about the process of establishing a crisis communication plan and the three phases the plan should cover. This article provides valuable tips to implement a crisis communication plan for each of the three phases using examples.

Crisis management plan: structure and content

For many companies, a crisis management plan is at least as important as a solid business plan. It ensures that corporate governance is maintained during critical times and a business can respond to an existential threat more efficiently. But how do you create a crisis management plan and what else do you need to know? Find out in this article.

Crisis management: here’s how to manage a crisis

Crises or emergencies can affect any company. However, a well thought-out crisis management plan helps your company get back on track. To safely navigate through tough times, a company needs a competent crisis team which can examine the reasons, make decisions, and coordinate the right steps to take.

Work sharing: the most important facts for employers and employees

When businesses face a shortage of work for their staff, they may be able apply for government aid as part of a work-sharing program instead, often also referred to as short-time working. As an employee, this means that you would be working fewer hours but at a reduced pay. To replace partially lost wages, staff can claim some unemployment benefits. Here’s what you need to know about work sharing...


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