Is your business name holding you back?
Posted by Ben Locker on December 26, 2018

Is a distinctive brand name an advantage for businesses? Here we look at some successful and unsuccessful re-brands and whether a unique business name is right for you.

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How will you manage your people as your company grows?
Posted by Mark Boulter on December 24, 2018

It’s not always easy to manage more people as your company grows, so we have devised a few tips on how to help manage and retain your growing number of employees.

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Don’t assume your employees have the skills they need – find out for certain
Posted by Ben Locker on December 21, 2018

In business it’s always a good idea to take a look at who is performing well and who appears to be struggling, thus ensuring that there isn’t a lack of knowledge or skills which may need more time and training.

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Five great ways to win more work
Posted by Jon Pryse-Jones on December 19, 2018

Although being self employed has its benefits, it does have the added pressure of ensuring you have enough work. Here we look at 5 ways you can win more work.

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Can you do that extra lap of the track for your customers? Or do you over-promise?
Posted by Ben Locker on December 17, 2018

Over-promising and under-delivering to your customers can be very damaging for business. With that in mind we look at whether your business needs to change its systems so you can deliver – or change your promise to one you can keep.

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A Christmas list for the self-employed
Posted by Liz Cordell on December 14, 2018

With Christmas and new year just around the corner many will be hoping that 2019 will be the year their business takes off. So we have devised a few things you should be considering this Christmas to help with your 2019 business success.

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On the first day of Christmas my accountant said to me …
Posted by Liz Cordell on December 12, 2018

Hiring an accountant any time of the year is a good idea. So with Christmas getting closer we have devised a 12 day of accounting Christmas or in other words, how an accountant can help your business.

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Should we be sending out corporate Christmas cards?
Posted by Liz Cordell on December 10, 2018

With Christmas just around the corner one questions that arises for businesses is should I be sending a Christmas card to my clients?

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A stitch in time will save your business nine
Posted by Ben Locker on December 7, 2018

When you are a business owner it is easy to get absorbed in your day-to-day work that you drop stitches. Here we look at some examples as to why its best to deal with problems as they arise.

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Are you in training for the Brexit Marathon?
Posted by Jon Pryse-Jones on December 5, 2018

With brexit looming ever closer it’s important for business owners to ensure they are prepared before the Brexit transition next year.

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