Working at a height

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What should you be mindful of when working at a height? Safety Concerns When Working At a Height Official statistics from the Government Department of Work and Pensions reports that a million British businesses and 10 million workers are estimated to carry out jobs involving some form of work at height every year. The Chair…

Press Release: Better Working Relationships Attract Employees To SMEs

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A friendly atmosphere, having a close relationship with colleagues and bosses, and having a say in the future of the company are key benefits of working in a SME according to new research from Nescafe Alegria and YouGov. The study which questioned over 1200 SME employees and over 550 SME employers, focused on the advantages…

What is attracting employees to work for an SME?

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When there are so many monetary and big benefits of working for a large organisation, we have to question what is attracting so many of us to work for an SME? New research shows that a friendly atmosphere, having a close relationship with colleagues and bosses, and having a say in the future of the…

Businesses Love New Technology

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Understanding new technology is key for explaining how start-ups grow to become well known brands. These days, it is important for companies to be ‘fresh,’ ‘in cloud’ and, of course, ‘socially connected. New technologies allow you to spend less money and get more time for running a well operated business. There are some new tools…

The Advantages of working in an SME

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Are you thinking about your business or in it?

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Why are we even starting a business? Is it passion, are we driven to do something new, or as Steve Jobs put it make a dent in the universe? Start a business, grow it and then do an IPO – world domination next! For many the reality often has little to do with passion! It…

Release The Equity In Your Business Vehicles

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As a business owner there may come a time when you need to raise cash, either because of an unexpected cost or emergency, or because you see an opportunity to invest for growth. In either scenario you have a few options to consider, like borrowing from your bank, another loans provider, or even freeing up…

Send Your Clients Some Christmas Cheer with Custom Envelopes

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Some business owners find it difficult to justify the cost of sending Christmas cards and messages to their clients, but there are some very persuasive arguments for doing so. A Christmas message shows your clients that you look upon their custom as more of a human relationship – something that could further your commercial interests…

Focus with Business Mentoring

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Business Mentoring could be just what you need to get your business back on track and you passion back in your life. Remember your ideas and passion for your business when you started – what happened? I tell you what happened, the everyday jobs and drudgery of doing anything in this world, that’s what happened.…

5 COMMON CLOUDWARE MYTHS DEBUNKED

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WORRIED ABOUT USING CLOUDWARE? WE ADDRESS THE MOST COMMON CONCERNS FOR BUSINESSES Despite the benefits it offers to the business world, some people still don’t trust cloud technology. This article seeks to set their minds at ease! Business cloud services or applications simply known as Cloudware is revolutionising the way businesses utilise software across their…

How to Tell a Good App Idea From a Bad App Idea

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Have an idea for an app, but aren’t quite sure if it’s “good enough”? Plenty of factors distinguish a good app idea from a bad one, from the technical to the…not so technical. Even if you find your app isn’t the best idea ever, it still might give you an idea people are sure to…

Steps To Patent Your Idea

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Coming up with a great invention idea is fantastic, however trying to figure out what next steps to take isn’t always easy! The United States Patent and Trademark Office doesn’t technically patent ideas, however it’s easy to get around this with the right application materials. Let’s look at how to patent your idea and get…

Four Lessons You Can Learn about Personal Effectiveness from the Ryder Cup

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Firstly: if you don’t know about the Ryder Cup it is a biannual golf match played between the professional golfers of Europe and those of the USA. As with many international sporting events it is used by many commentators as a barometer of what is good or bad about the state of the particular sport,…

Avoid Costly Law Suits Through Proper Winter Maintenance

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Slip and fall law suits increase exponentially in winter, where icy surfaces increase hazards and snow may not have been cleared. As a business, you are required to keep areas such as aisles, stairs, walkways, car parks, and other parts of the premises reasonably safe for clients and employees. Legal Liability in Winter Your legal…

Why is nailing your niche so darned difficult?

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Your Niche. Your Unique Selling point. Unique Value Proposition. Compelling Value Proposition. Useful Value Proposition. Oh Help! Whatever you call it – and that’s a whole topic in itself – why is it so darned difficult to find it, define it and then ‘sell it’ to the people you want to buy your stuff. Okay,…

A New Space: How Storage is Redefining Business

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Every so often a business game changer comes along that prompts a rethink on common work flow and logistic methods. Storage may not be top of mind when you think about business solutions, but it can make or break a commercial venture. How Businesses Have Changed According to a recent report in the Guardian, the…

How Enterprise Unified Communication Technology Is Changing Business

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Do you remember those small handwritten sticky notes that people used for phone messages? Communications has come a long way since then, but are we really any better at getting the message to the right person at the right time? Sticky notes have been replaced by email or text messages. Face-to-face meetings are often replaced…

Automated appointment reminders and HIPAA

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I get asked all the time if we are “HIPAA Compliant” and honestly I have no idea! OK, I’m only kidding. Of course I know if we are HIPAA compliant, and we ARE, but most people probably either don’t know what HIPAA compliance is or don’t know how it relates to sending automated appointment reminders.…

What Is the Best Flooring Option for Your Commercial Kitchen?

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The flooring in a commercial kitchen needs to withstand far more punishment than in a domestic setting. The heavy traffic created by the constant coming and going of kitchen and waiting staff can take a heavy toll over time, so commercial flooring needs to be hard-wearing. It must be able to withstand very high temperatures,…

Ideas – Business Quote of the Week

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“Ours is the age of substitutes; instead of language, we have jargon; instead of principles, slogan; and, instead of genuine ideas, bright ideas.” – Eric Bentley, British writer. Too often as business owners there is the temptation to talk in a language that is only understood by you and the people who are part of…

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