Entries by Laura

Are you engaging your employees?

Among the more interesting statistics we discovered with this year’s Business Vision Barometer was that just 78 per cent of businesses share KPIs with the employees. This means that there are almost a quarter of businesses whose staff have no idea what the company is aiming to achieve and how it hopes to get there. […]

The Cost of Keeping Clients Happy

This year’s Business Vision Barometer survey showed a great deal of optimism among consultancies across England and Wales. In total, more than 90 per cent expected some degree of improvement in their business over the next quarter. But as ever, the survey uncovered a number of challenges for consultancies – and two of the biggest […]

Construction Leaders Club, 14th July 2016

We’re delighted to be speaking at the next Construction Leaders Club on Thursday 14th July 2016. Join us as we run through a brief investigation into the issues that project based businesses encounter with capacity planning and resource management. Where: The Grill at Twenty Five, 25 Bostock’s Lane, Long Eaton, NG10 4EP When: 10:00am – 1:00pm To find […]

The Synergist Android App

The Synergist Android App is now available to download from Google Play and is FREE to all users with a Time and Expense Licence.   Android users can now experience the ease of posting timesheets and expense entries whilst on the go. With view access to client and contact details as well as estimates, quotes, […]

8 disadvantages of running a business on spreadsheets

In a recent survey commissioned by F1F9 and conducted by YouGov, 33% of respondents reported poor decision-making due to spreadsheet problems. Whilst spreadsheets are powerful, easy to use and flexible, they also have great weaknesses. In our latest whitepaper we explore the eight most common downfalls of using business critical spreadsheets: Information silos Data maintenance […]

Essential Reports for Managers

If you had a project management system, what would be the essential reports you’d need in order to run your business? We asked our clients for their recommendations and the following five were mentioned. Profitability Staff Utilisation Project Health Reporting & Alerts Work in Progress Forecasting Find out more about the benefits, usage and impact […]

7 Ways to Increase Your Profits

Profitability has always come top when asking our clients about their reasons for choosing a project management system. So how can you tackle profitability in your business? In our latest infographic, we’ve looked at ways to increase your profits. Of course there are more than seven ways to do this but here we focus on […]

Is late payment support from the Government needed for your business?

Four in 10 consultancies are faced with the financial challenge of late payment according to those surveyed in our first Business Vision Barometer, which when technology allows for speedy and on time payment at the touch of a button is an ever surprising figure. So what are the barriers that are still slowing down cashflow […]

Synergist Fast Track

We’re pleased to let you know that Magnifeye and Synergist are launching a new initiative called Synergist Fast Track. Synergist Fast Track is a new implementation approach for businesses hard-pressed for time. It delivers all the renowned Synergist benefits with minimum hassle and we can have you up and running within four weeks. Your system […]