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Striking back

Whether transport strikes, or weather disruption, planning ahead can keep your business running when staff can’t get to work.

Date: 5 January 2017   By: Fiona Prior

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The importance of thanking your staff

Saying thank you to your employees and showing appreciation for what they do is not just kind, it can improve morale and boost productivity.

Date: 19 December 2016   By: EMC Advertising Gifts

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What we've learned from entrepreneurs in 2016

Eight great quotes on the joys and challenges of running your own business from well-known entrepreneurs and small business owners.

Date: 15 December 2016   By: Start Up Donut team

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What is a business plan?

A business plan is ‘a formal statement of business goals’. But what exactly does that mean? And, more importantly - does every new business need a plan?

Date: 12 December 2016   By: Mark Ellis

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How to keep customers coming back for more

Satisfied customers come back time and again and they sing your praises to others. Here are seven ways to keep your customers happy.

Date: 6 December 2016   By: Barclaycard

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Why awards should be part of your marketing strategy

Business awards increase brand visibility, build trust and improve staff spirits. Vilayte Essa on why awards can do wonders for your reputation.

Date: 29 November 2016   By: Vilayte Essa

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How to build trust with your customers and why it matters

Winning trust is not easy but it's essential if you want a successful business. Paul Avins explains how to build customer trust in three steps.

Date: 29 November 2016   By: Paul Avins

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How to make a success of your start-up

Starting a business is not easy; nine in ten new firms fail. Danielle Haley explains how to make your start-up one of the successful ones.

Date: 21 November 2016   By: Danielle Haley