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 the tax burden, the costs for a home office can be tax deducted. However, certain conditions need to be met for you to qualify and only some expenses can be claimed.
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...
Working from home is now possible across ever more industries. But how are you actually insured as an employee when working from your home office? Find out what you should know about liability insurance for your home office, when it pays to have insurance, and how you should behave in case of an accident in your home office.
Around the world, hundreds of thousands of companies exist without the purpose of producing a profit. What defines these so-called nonprofit organisations (NPOs)? Here, we explain what a NPO is and explain the various areas of activity of nonprofit organisations, as well as why managing one is so special. Read on to also learn more about the challenges NGOs are currently facing.
Digitalisation, telecommuting, information society – buzzwords, that stand for a new way to work. As a result of associated developments, some traditional workplaces are losing their significance: work can be done from anywhere with an internet connection. Setting up an office at home is therefore an alternative that is becoming interesting for more and more employees and employers.
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.
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
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.
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.
When businesses face a shortage of work for their staff, they can cut the hours of staff members, which is referred to as short-time working. As an employee, this means that you would be working fewer hours at a reduced pay. To replace partially lost wages, employers are legally required to pay statutory guarantee pay. Employees can also apply for Universal Credit or jobseeker’s allowance. Here’s...