Productivity - it matters for your small business

As a small business owner, you know that time is money and every hour counts. Do you feel like business admin is eating up too much of your valuable time?


10 steps to boost your productivity

How many are you excelling at?

  • 1. Don't let your phone distract you from the real business focus

  • 2. Automate the taking of payments or the chasing of payments

  • 3. Save yourself time and money with digital accounts, banking, expenses and now tax

  • 4. Lead the way with purposeful collaboration, keep the team enthused

  • 5. Use a customer relationship management system to keep the sales cycle moving

  • 6. Don't be a slave to meetings, block out time for thinking and getting stuff done

  • 7. Use online messaging and calls instead of defaulting to email

  • 8. Answer email in chunks with a triage system to process them

  • 9. Use analytics to see what marketing tactics work best for you

  • 10. Focus on what you do best, outsource your non-core tasks and weaknesses


37 hours

Average Weekly Hours

The average UK working person spends 37 hours per week working, make sure you’re making the most of your time!

Productivity statistics

New research has shown that more than half of UK small business owners spend one day each week managing processes, while a further third are spending two days. How about you?

Join the HeadsUp! training programme to tackle the most common business activities that are taking up too much of your time, learn about online tools that can help you automate your processes, and get more time back to focus on doing what you love.

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