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Are you a social media-savvy business?

Twitter celebrated its seventh birthday on 21 March and, with an estimated 1.2 billion Twitter accounts now registered, 200 million active users and 400 million tweets sent each day, it is more important than ever that businesses have stringent social media policies in place.

Date: 29 April 2013   By: Lee Calver

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Learning the value of staying small

I’ve always been business-minded, looking for solutions to problems, finding ways to improve things and thinking of ways people could do things better.

Date: 25 April 2013   By: Gavin Lapidus

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How much work satisfaction do you get?

Research published recently suggests the average working adult in the UK is “59% happy in their current job role”. Researchers commissioned by Surbiton High School asked 2,000 employees to rate their level of contentment at work in 11 key areas, “from pay and company perks to relation...

Date: 25 April 2013   By: Guest contributor

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Why it makes perfect business sense to be green

Rising energy prices, huge disposal costs and fuel taxes add to the cost of running a business – and the regulations controlling pollution and waste are getting tighter.

Date: 22 April 2013   By: John Barwise

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The importance of finance when starting up

All businesses are different, whether it is size, sector, location, or speciality – there is always an element that sets one apart from the other. ...

Date: 18 April 2013   By: Guest contributor

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Ten things big businesses envy in smaller businesses

Big businesses often bemoan their own lack of essential vitality and wonder what they could take away from smaller, more entrepreneurial business and incorporate into their own culture.

Date: 17 April 2013   By: Robert Craven

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Must-read PR advice for start-ups

Here’s something to think about if you hire somebody to look after your start-up’s PR: is it just plain boring?In many cases, PR agencies will write any old story to tick boxes for their clients and generate arbitrary press coverage. And while general publicity doesn’t do any harm, it...

Date: 15 April 2013   By: Lucas Coe

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How to maximise your turnover

Most business people have one aim when they launch a company – generate enough turnover to produce a profitable business. No matter which path they choose to achieve this, they will need to grasp the basics of their business in order to maximise their sales effort.

Date: 10 April 2013   By: Clive Kahn