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Would your business survive a pandemic?

Date: 11 December 2018

By: Ideal Response

How to help employees who are struggling with debt

Date: 10 December 2018

By: Creditfix

Coworking and knowledge sharing - what could you learn?

Date: 4 December 2018

By: Flexioffices

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Three things clients value when visiting a spa

Spas are highly dependent on customer loyalty. Three things you must get right if you want clients to keep coming back - and bring their friends.

Date: 29 November 2018   By: Jamshed Chaudhary

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How to punch above your weight as a small business

We're a risk-averse bunch - and buying from big, established businesses seems like the safest choice. How to persuade prospects to switch to you.

Date: 26 November 2018   By: Clare Runham

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Investing in specialist equipment for your small business

If you need specialised machines for your firm, it's important to get your purchase right - as making the wrong choice could have a long-term impact.

Date: 22 November 2018   By: Victoria Harrison

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Boost engagement and motivation in your workforce

It's only natural for staff to flag on a Friday - but if they're turning up on Monday looking lacklustre, you have a problem. Here's what to do.

Date: 22 November 2018   By: Victoria Harrison

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Three ways teamwork tools can boost your business

Tech can help streamline processes, improve efficiency and get your team working together better. Key features to look out for in your teamwork tools.

Date: 22 November 2018   By: Meeting Zone

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What to consider when buying a franchise

Becoming a franchisee means you can buy into a brand that's established and proven to be successful. The perks and drawbacks of franchising.

Date: 22 November 2018   By: Joshua Craig White

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Five steps to creating a bespoke logistics network

Having a strong logistics network is vital for many business types. To make sure yours is truly effective, create one that's built around your needs.

Date: 21 November 2018   By: Victoria Harrison

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Realise the American dream with your UK business

Expanding to the US could be the making of many a British business - but it's not a simple task. How to check whether the signs are right for success.

Date: 19 November 2018   By: Rachael Matthews

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Get your finances in order in three simple steps

The struggle to maintain a steady cash flow is undeniably real, even in stable political times. Three tips to help you control your business finances.

Date: 19 November 2018   By: Soldo

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Why recruitment is about more than just growing your team

Small businesses can't afford to get hiring wrong. How to ensure any new employees fit with your existing team - and your long-term goals.

Date: 15 November 2018   By: Naeem Arif

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International ambitions - four key questions for start-ups to ask

Tech has made it far easier for ambitious start-ups to expand into overseas markets right from the off. What you need to get straight before starting.

Date: 13 November 2018   By: Wesley Rashid

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Get started selling with Amazon FBA - infographic

Businesses that sell via Amazon's fulfilment programme see great results - if they put in the work. This infographic walks you through the key steps.

Date: 8 November 2018   By: Rachael Matthews

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Driving in winter - safety infographic

Dashboard warning lights alert you if your vehicle needs attention, or is facing a breakdown. Brush up your knowledge with this helpful 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