Selling your products – it’s all in the placement… Who needs a smart meter….?
Posted by Ben Locker on July 25, 2018

Does your business have products or services that aren’t performing? Have you thought about their positioning? Here we look at how the marketing of smart meters have been unsuccessful and other examples of how others that made a turn around.

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The 7 Deadly Sins of online marketing for SMEs
Posted by Mark Boulter on July 23, 2018

Online marketing is an important factor for SME’s, however, as with anything – there are pitfalls to online marketing, so we have compiled a list of the major blunders to help you avoid them.

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6 succession planning tips for small businesses
Posted by Mark Boulter on July 20, 2018

58% of the UK’s family-run organisations have not devised a succession plan, however, this is vital for any SME, so we have put together a few tips on succession planning, so you can include them in your considerations when approaching retirement.

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Do your employees have a job – or a vocation?
Posted by Ben Locker on July 18, 2018

The lesson for employers is quite simple. If you want your business to succeed, you need as many people as possible who regard their job as a vocation. If you can pay them more, then great – but if you can’t, you at least need to provide them with the conditions in which their vocation can flourish.

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Got undeclared money offshore? You may need to act now to avoid huge penalties.
Posted by Jon Pryse-Jones on July 16, 2018

If you have had overseas assets or income in the past, you may want to spend at least some of your summer making sure those affairs are in order.

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How to fire a client
Posted by Jon Pryse-Jones on July 13, 2018

Sometimes saying goodbye to a client is your best option. When your gut is telling you to get out, then knowing how to do it right is vital.

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10,000 hours to make your business succeed?
Posted by Ben Locker on July 9, 2018

Practising for 10,000 hours is equivalent to doing an activity for 3 hours every day – for over nine years. It’s a big commitment. But 10,000 hours is the special figure when it comes to making your business a success.

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Unmarried couples to receive tax breaks?
Posted by Jon Pryse-Jones on July 5, 2018

A new ruling from the Supreme Court may see changes to tax breaks for unmarried couples. A recent case may set precedence into whether unmarried couples receive the same tax benefits as married couples or those in same-sex civil partnerships.

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If you want great customer service…
Posted by Ben Locker on July 2, 2018

What makes for great customer service? Don’t say that you will go the extra mile… show it.

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Is the email newsletter dead?
Posted by Jon Pryse-Jones on June 29, 2018

Email marketing is still a great way to market your business. Here are some great excuses why you should continue doing email marketing for your business (as long as you are GDPR compliant).

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