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It’s all about the Belly

I love my job and what I do and as a result I spend lots of my life seeing and hearing things and then being unable to stop myself relating them to being a good leader and what makes organisations work. I guess if I was a musician I’d always have songs in my head!...

Date: 30 March 2010   By: Emma Warren

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What makes marketing activity effective?

I think that marketing is a really important key to opening up the sales door for my yummy sauces. I regularly do food tasting sessions at the shops where they sell my products.

Date: 29 March 2010   By: www.inafishbowl.com

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Budget 2010 – how will it affect you?

With the general election imminent, it’s hard not to see the most recent budget as strongly political. A number of tax incentives were announced, mainly to benefit the largest groups of taxpayers, but paid for by rises affecting the wealthy.

Date: 25 March 2010   By: Raphael Coman

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Redundancy: the best thing to happen

Shaun Clements’ welding and steelwork business Artistic Fabrications is going from strength to strength, but it wasn’t always like that for the cheerful entrepreneur from Bedminster in Bristol.

Date: 24 March 2010   By: Anonymous

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Logo finished – what’s next?

Those of you that have been following the trials and tribulations of the development of a logo for Flourish, my new branding, graphic design and marketing services business, on this and my own blog know how much hard work we put into getting it right.

Date: 23 March 2010   By: Fiona Humberstone

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Year-end tax planning for start-ups

Planning before the end of your accounting year could reduce your tax bill and improve your cashflow. With 5 April fast approaching and many start-ups reaching the end of their year on 31 March, here are my ten tips for year-end tax planning:...

Date: 22 March 2010   By: Raphael Coman

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Workaholic Anonymum

I love having my own business. I love the fact that I develop my own products and I meet people who are really good at their jobs who are generous with their advice and can help me with aspects I haven’t got specialist knowledge on - for example, testing my products in a lab for shelf life or d...

Date: 22 March 2010   By: www.inafishbowl.com

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Getting to grips with cashflow

Cashflow is the lifeblood of any organisation. Getting it wrong means that your business will fail, but getting it right at a time of economic uncertainty is a significant challenge.

Date: 19 March 2010   By: Brendan Flattery