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My holiday confessions

My holiday confessions

In the post earlier I talked about holidays, but neglected to mention what I personally favour. I was recently interviewed for MyTravelMoney about this blog and my holiday activities. If you want to find out more about what I do when I’m on a (working) holiday, jump over to their site.

(via MyTravelMoney)

Is your holiday a working holiday?

Is your holiday a working holiday?

For many sole traders and entrepreneurs in micro businesses who read this blog, a holiday is not quite the same for them as their friends who work in a 9-5 office environment. Often by necessity, a self-employed person’s idea of a holiday has to involve work in some capacity. Even when they go away, there…

UK: Easter retail suffers cold weather slump

UK: Easter retail suffers cold weather slump

Despite the expected retail boost of an early Easter the dreadful weather over the holiday meant that retail sales slowed in March, according to the British Retail Consortium (BRC). The BBC reports that although like-for-like sales are actually up by 1.9% over the same period in 2012, this was down from the 2.7% rise that…

5 Ways to Save Money on Your Company’s Holiday Party

With the Holidays still fresh in your mind, now might be a good time to start thinking about this year’s office party in advance. You and your employees have worked hard this year. It’s only natural that you’d want to reward them for a job well done during the holiday season. With the economy being…

Top 5 Tips for Dealing With Holidays in a Small Business

Top 5 Tips posts from the SME Blog are always full of hints and tips for small, home & micro business owners. 1. Don’t let it come as a shock to you when an employee is off on holiday. If you are unaware of their coming absence until the day they go away, there is…

Top 5 Tips for Taking Time Off from Your Small Business

Top 5 Tips posts from the SME Blog are always full of hints and tips for small, home & micro business owners. 1. Make sure that your email Inbox is totally clear of anything urgent and that you have replied to everything important. You can set your email to provide an ‘out of office’ message…

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