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There’s More to Growing a Business Than an Increase in Turnover

There’s More to Growing a Business Than an Increase in Turnover

As your business grows, your turnover should increase, but so too will the elements needed to produce that increase, for example, the right staffing, premises, production equipment and investment funding. As a result, business growth means an increase in responsibility for a business owner, with more to keep an eye on and more input needed […]

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The Recruitment Problem

Tackling the Workforce Recruitment Problem

Recruitment brings a whole host of problems for businesses, not least of all because it can be a highly time consuming process that doesn’t always end with the desired hire. Onrec recently reported that SMEs spend £2.9bn on interim recruitment alone. What’s more, it was also reported that HR professionals lose “three-and-a-half days (27 hours) […]

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Is Poor Time Management Preventing Business Growth?

Is Poor Time Management Preventing Business Growth?

Most people assume that the pesky issue of time management is ironed-out at school, and thereafter in our adult lives managing our time is a small if not completely obsolete problem. In reality of course we know that time is something we’re all chasing, whether we’re running a business or running a home, but the […]

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Why Your Business Needs A Virtual Receptionist

Why Your Business Needs a Virtual Receptionist

Virtual receptionists are the cornerstone of small businesses’ success. In a time where customer service is perhaps more important than ever before, virtual receptionists bridge the gap between what’s necessary and what’s practical. 1: It Keeps Things Professional One of the key reasons small businesses choose a virtual receptionist is to enhance their corporate image. […]

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How Small Businesses Can Profit from Social Media Marketing

How Small Businesses Can Profit from Social Media Marketing

Social media generates a lot of excitement amongst SME Owners and Managers. All too often that initial excitement is followed by a sense of frustration and disappointment. The potential that the owners had seen in social media to transform their business fortunes simply hasn’t materialised – and the business is left having invested a lot […]

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Put the ‘Champers’ on Ice, and Get Ready to Reap the Rewards of Your Work

Business Exit Strategy: Get Ready to Reap the Rewards of Your Work

When it comes to the final phase of the entrepreneurial process – selling, transferring or retirement – it may sound like a swift ‘thank you and goodbye’, but in fact there’s a lot more work to do before you can jet off for sunshine and sangria. Phases one to six of the entrepreneurial process will […]

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Why Your Business Should Be Your ‘Mastermind’ Chosen Specialist Subject

Why Your Business Should Be Your ‘Mastermind’ Chosen Specialist Subject

Once you’ve successfully launched your business, you can enter phase four of the entrepreneurial process – operating and monitoring. During the start-up phase you should have identified and addressed any areas of immediate concern, and you now need to monitor your operations for any ongoing issues that affect the overall running – and profitability – […]

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