Taking time off – easier said than done!

Schools have broken up and the summer holidays have arrived, however for many business owners having a break away from their business can be difficult. For the business owner, there are no paid holidays, no colleagues to hand work over to and customers and clients who still need looking after! It will come as no [...]

Taking time off – easier said than done! 2017-08-29T18:37:34+00:00

Business Bitesize – The power & pay-off of email marketing

Taking email marketing for granted is so easy because so much of it pours into our email inbox every day. However, as a business owner why would you ignore the power of email marketing when you can see the return on investment it can offer compared to other marketing activities. When done correctly email marketing [...]

Business Bitesize – The power & pay-off of email marketing 2017-06-01T13:48:47+00:00

Are you making the most of your R&D Tax benefits?

Does your company invest money into developing new products and services? If the answer is yes, did you know that your business may be eligible for Research and Development (R&D) tax relief? R&D is a Government tax relief that rewards UK companies for investing in innovation. Over 4,500 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) claim £250m [...]

Are you making the most of your R&D Tax benefits? 2017-06-01T13:51:07+00:00

Catch more Customers – Hook into their regular routines

You catch more customers only when you hook into their regular routines… You achieve greater success in your business when you make your customers habitually use your product or service. Get your customers habitually hooked on what you do and your future is secure.

Catch more Customers – Hook into their regular routines 2016-11-08T15:26:48+00:00

Five tips to help you get paid on time

If you own or run a business or if you are involved on the financial side, you will know just how critically important effective cash flow is. It really is the cornerstone of running a profitable business. The key to it all is of course getting paid on time, and with this in mind we’ve [...]

Five tips to help you get paid on time 2016-10-03T15:59:47+00:00

Auto enrolment – Act now before it’s too late

If you own or run a business you probably know that you must now meet pension auto enrolment requirements for your employees. This means you have to put eligible workers into an automatic pension scheme and make a minimum contribution. And if you fail to do this you could face action from the Government’s Pensions Regulator. [...]

Auto enrolment – Act now before it’s too late 2016-10-03T15:55:30+00:00

Business Bitesize – How to have the difficult conversations

Rather than treating difficult conversations as a 'blame' game message delivery' exercise; treat difficult conversations as 'learning conversations'. Genuine learning conversations dissolve difficulty.

Business Bitesize – How to have the difficult conversations 2016-08-23T13:24:12+00:00