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Get started selling with Amazon FBA - infographic

Date: 8 November 2018

By: Rachael Matthews

Driving in winter - safety infographic

Date: 8 November 2018

By: Jessica Foreman

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Five business scams to be aware of

Social engineering scams trick you into taking action or giving up information that fraudsters can exploit. Protect yourself by reading our guide.

Date: 8 November 2018   By: Robert Moore

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Could your business be doing more to go green?

There are many ways your firm could reduce its environmental impact - from redesigning your packaging to choosing greener energy. Some tips.

Date: 1 November 2018   By: Victoria Harrison

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Overcome your business finance challenges

In uncertain times, it's good to know your business has options if you hit a sticky cash flow situation. Four funding solutions to consider.

Date: 26 October 2018   By: Funding Options

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How to deliver bad feedback to employees

If a staff member does a really poor job, or makes a serious mistake, it can be an emotionally-charged situation. How to feed back constructively.

Date: 26 October 2018   By: Richard Foster-Fletcher

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Delivering better customer service by phone

When customers need help fast, nothing beats a phone call to your friendly support team. Try these three tools to supercharge your service.

Date: 19 October 2018   By: Elena Volozova

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Keep business vehicles on the road this winter

The return of cold weather brings new challenges for business drivers. Avoid being stranded, stuck or involved in an icy accident with these tips.

Date: 18 October 2018   By: Rachael Matthews

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Should your workspace reflect your brand?

Successful branding means creating a consistent visual language - both online and off. How your office space can reinforce your brand identity.

Date: 17 October 2018   By: Victoria Harrison

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How to get more out of your employees

UK businesses have plenty on their plates at the moment - but boosting productivity doesn't need to be taxing. Three simple steps to get you started.

Date: 17 October 2018   By: Victoria Harrison

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Three small changes to boost your business success

Little adjustments can make all the difference to your personal effectiveness - and the best part is that you can begin today. Gemma Went explains.

Date: 17 October 2018   By: Gemma Went

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Four steps to digital start-up success

Strong competition, fear of the unknown and poor digital literacy holds back many potential entrepreneurs. Don't worry - start with these simple tips.

Date: 17 October 2018   By: Carol Verity Mann

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Growing your business - the importance of location

UK businesses must adapt to an uncertain political landscape if they want to thrive. Premises location is just one strategic issue to consider.

Date: 10 October 2018   By: Victoria Harrison

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Tackling presenteeism in the workplace

his World Mental Health Day, UK businesses are being urged to focus on staff mental wellbeing. How to recognise and address presenteeism.

Date: 10 October 2018   By: Kirsten Cluer

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Seven factors that affect professional credibility

To persuade others, in business or otherwise, you first need to demonstrate that you're worth trusting and believing in. Where to start.

Date: 10 October 2018   By: Bob Hayward

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Penny Power: My journey to better mental wellbeing

In honour of World Mental Health Day, Penny Power OBE tells us why she decided to prioritise her wellbeing at work - and what she's learned.

Date: 8 October 2018   By: Penny Power

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Help! What to do when a presentation goes wrong

Even when we're confident in our subject, things can go wrong in a presentation - from technical mishaps to hecklers. How to get things back on track.

Date: 8 October 2018   By: Sudha Mani

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Three reasons to promote your business with leaflets

Just because we're in the digital age, it doesn’t mean well-executed physical advertising can’t have an impact. Why leafleting still gets results.

Date: 1 October 2018   By: Jon Gibson

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Five big lessons to boost your start-up success

Learn from those entrepreneurs who've been there and done it. Gemma Went shares five essential pieces of business advice to help your start-up soar.

Date: 1 October 2018   By: Gemma Went