Happy staff from the off
Posted by Jon Pryse-Jones on April 8, 2019

Hiring the right people for your business is a big investment of your time and your funds. Here we take a look at the onboarding process and explain why it is so important.

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Do you like a man in uniform?
Posted by Jon Pryse-Jones on April 3, 2019

Over recent years, many businesses have relaxed their strict dress codes. Is this good for business though? Or is there still something to be said for dressing in a certain way for work?

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Taking care of the pennies: 7 simple ways to slash your operating costs
Posted by Mark Boulter on March 25, 2019

In the early stages of business it’s wise to be as frugal as you can.In this blog we examine the biggest costs of a business and provide a few tips on how you can keep your expenses to a minimum.

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How to cope when you’re running a business alone
Posted by Mark Boulter on March 22, 2019

In many ways doing what you love by working for yourself means you’re living the dream, right? But it can be stressful and lonely running a business alone, so here are some ideas to help make it easier for you.

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Lost a client? What did I do wrong? How to learn from it and move on
Posted by Mark Boulter on March 20, 2019

Looking after your clients and winning new ones is an enjoyable part of running your business but now and again you’ll lose a client. We have devised a list of what to do when this occurs and how to avoid it happening again.

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Five ways to increase efficiency in your business
Posted by Mark Boulter on March 18, 2019

Our top five tips to start improving your business’ efficiency, gleaned from years of holding back the tide of emails, meetings and office politics…

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The right personality for business
Posted by Liz Cordell on March 15, 2019

Do you have the right personality for business? Here we look at whether introverts are good leaders or held back from achieving wider success…

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Is your business one of the walking dead?
Posted by Mark Boulter on March 13, 2019

Here we look at “zombie” companies and how to bring these ailing companies back into the land of the living.

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Spring Statement 2019 – what you need to know
Posted by Jon Pryse-Jones on March 13, 2019

Chancellor Philip Hammond has delivered the Spring Statement receiving little fanfare. We’ve done our best to find the more important announcements.

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Ever considered sending hand-written letters to market your business?
Posted by Ben Locker on March 11, 2019

Can personal touches like this succeed in getting your customer’s attention? We consider whether sending hand-written letters to market your business could be a winning strategy for business growth.

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