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Are you underestimating the power of good customer service?

Date: 23 September 2021

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12 post-COVID business ideas to launch out of lockdown

Date: 14 September 2021

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Machine learning and its growing role in business

Date: 9 September 2021

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A retired man starts his new business venture
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Four funding options for your post-retirement start up

There are always several options to fund a start up business but is it different if you have already retired? Four start up business funding options for recent retirees.

Date: 8 September 2021 By:

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Tips for keeping your small business running smoothly

Business owners need to avoid any bumps in the road if the business is to grow and keep moving in the right direction. Here's how.

Date: 24 August 2021 By:

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Call tracking explained: How it can benefit your business

Discover how call tracking software can help you manage and keep track of calls and ultimately improve customer service and boost sales conversions.

Date: 23 August 2021 By:

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Tips for starting a direct marketing campaign

Direct marketing increases sales and the number of new customers. If you're new to direct mail, here's what you need to know before embarking on your first direct mail campaign.

Date: 16 August 2021 By:

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Should your start up join an incubator programme?

If you want to give your start up the best chances of success, you could join an incubator programme but what are they, how do they work and are they right for you? We answer your questions.

Date: 12 August 2021 By:

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Essential website security tips for your growing business

One in three businesses were targeted by hackers in 2019. it'seeze websites share four essential tips for keeping your website secure.

Date: 2 August 2021 By:

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Five advantages when small businesses recruit new staff

Recruiting as a small business is not necessarily a disadvantage. There are benefits that you can offer candidates that make your role attractive.

Date: 28 July 2021 By:

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Joining the small business ranks

Starting a business is more popular than ever. But what do you need to do to give your small business the best chance of success. Read on.

Date: 27 July 2021 By:

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Creating a viable online business

Thousands of entrepreneurs start an online business every year but half fail within five years. Find out how to create a viable online business.

Date: 22 July 2021 By:

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Three different ways to finance a commercial property purchase

Three different options for funding the purchase of a commercial property. Decide what option is best for your business.

Date: 20 July 2021 By:

A computerised maintenance management system alerts the maintenance team an asset needs a service
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Three asset management challenges you will need to overcome

As your business scales, the issue of asset management become more pressing. We explore the three key challenges of asset management.

Date: 15 July 2021 By:

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How to use email marketing to grow your business

Email marketing might have been around for ages, but that doesn't mean it no longer has a place in modern marketing strategies. Find out how it can help your business grow.

Date: 12 July 2021 By:

Gareth Southgate celebrates
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Leadership lessons from the England manager

Six business lessons that small business managers can learn from the management style of England manage, Gareth Southgate.

Date: 9 July 2021 By:

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Common shipping concerns and how to solve them

With the explosion of ecommerce, shipping has become a pressing issue for many small businesses. Solve the three most common problems when shipping your goods via a courier.

Date: 24 June 2021 By:

A small business owner spruces up her shop exterior
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How to improve your business premises

From paintwork to lighting, cleanliness to signage - there are many factors that contribute to the impression your premises make.

Date: 23 June 2021 By:

A leatherworker makes products to sell online
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Making money online: when your hobby becomes taxable income

What are your obligations when your hobby becomes a source of income? Learn how much you can earn before tax is payable and how to pay.

Date: 22 June 2021 By:

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Eight steps to recruiting qualified candidates for your small business

Top tips to help you find the right candidates for your job vacancy that will help your business continue to grow successfully.

Date: 22 June 2021 By:

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