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Should I Outsource My Delivery And Logistics Service?

As a business owner you face a whole host of big decisions every day. Most of them will revolve around money and efficiency! Nowhere is that more important than your deliveries and logistics. We highly recommend outsourcing many of your business functions. Customer service, accounting and web design are just three for example. But, when […]

4 Things No-One Tells You About Setting Up Your Business

Starting your own business is exhilarating. You’re full of ideas and they all come flowing out of you thick and fast. Before you know it, you’ve set your website up and you may even have a customer or two. It’s an exciting time. Everything starts to fall into place and you’re flung into the rigours […]

Old School Advertising Methods For Your Startup

We live in such a virtual age these days. The internet has become a global behemoth, and almost everything runs online these days. Because of the internet it’s become possible now to do business without ever having to interact with someone. But this may not always be a good thing. And there is a time […]

Why It’s So Important To Keep Your Staff Happy

Credit Why did you get involved in the business world? Was it so that you had more freedom and control over your destiny? Did you simply want to create a substantial income for your family? We’re willing to bet it was for at least one of those reasons. However, it’s important that you don’t forget […]

Life Changing Ways to Prepare Your Business When You’re Starting Out

Starting out as a business owner is exciting and exhilarating. You may finally have realised your dreams after a long while. But then the fear and paralysing nervousness can kick in, and you feel like you’re out of your depth. It’s important to relax and take things one step at a time. By doing this, […]

Legally Rich: Best Ways to Grow Income in 2015

Money makes the web go round. The Internet has become a world stage and if Bill Shakespeare were alive today, he would probably say something like ”the whole net’s a stage and we are merely clickers”. We hang out on the Internet, we chat here, and we buy things and book our flights and hotels […]

Simple retail mistakes that can spell disaster

Retail market The retail sector is the most complained about industry in the UK, according to research by the Ombudsman Services. In fact, in the last 12 months alone, approximately 18.5 million complaints have been filed against the industry. If you’re a retailer, you might find this statistic worrying, but at least complaints give you the opportunity […]

Is Offshore Outsourcing Right for You

Offshore outsourcing can be a controversial topic in the business world. The trend has grown in the last decade, and recent statistics show that more than two million jobs were outsourced in 2013. The truth is, though, offshore outsourcing isn’t simply black and white. Rather than sending all the company’s jobs to another part of […]

The importance of team building

Photo Credit: Flickr The one thing that all businesses, big or small, have in common is the workers. A large part of the success or failure of a company lies in how well its employees work together on reaching shared goals. By strengthening team spirit, instilling confidence and enhancing social relationships within teams and maximise […]

5 Tips For Keeping Your Best Workers at Your Business

That moment, when you realise that you have one or two employees who are performing head shoulders above the rest, can be a bittersweet one. On the one hand, these are the people driving your business forward and pushing up your market share – it’s got to be a good thing! But, on the other […]