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How To Ace Your Next Office Move

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How To Ace Your Next Office Move

It’s a sign of great progress and growth in business – the day you start to plan an office move. You may be finally upgrading from your kitchen table to a co-working space, or you could be expanding your business and planning to take on new staff. Sometimes it works the other way, and circumstances dictate that downsizing is what’s needed in order to cut overheads and streamline what you do. Either way, the one certainty is that you’ll probably need to change offices at least once or twice in the lifespan of your business. Office moves...

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How Fintech is Changing the Industry

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How Fintech is Changing the Industry

If you have recently played a game of monopoly, it wouldn’t be all that surprising if you have a vivid and recent association of a friendly-looking, well-rounded, moustache wearing individual wearing a top hat would be associated with wealthy individuals and financial institutions in general. People commonly associate pinstripe suits and towering skyscrapers made of glass and steel with the financial world at large.   It’s likely a traditional view we have all been imprinted from a young age to believe. These financial institutions have been...

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Why Outsourcing Just Makes Sense for a Small Business

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Why Outsourcing Just Makes Sense for a Small Business

So you’ve built your own business and you’ve started to reach the point where you just can’t handle everything alone. You’re spending far too much time on managing your finances, you can’t balance the various tasks that you need to complete and you’re struggling to hit deadlines due to the overwhelming amount of work.   This is completely normal for a small business. It shows that you’re growing and that your work processes need to be optimized so you have more time to spend on important tasks. The solution is simple too; just hire more...

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How To Make A Successful Business By Empowering Its Leader

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How To Make A Successful Business By Empowering Its Leader

How to make a successful business has been a topic of much debate amongst the UK government, business schools, and business leaders. The discussion has focused on how to remove perceived barriers to the success and growth of small businesses. Two main areas have been identified as needing significant intervention. These are increasing the flow of finance to small businesses in the form of loans and other funding mechanisms and improving business skills and entrepreneurship in the community. Resources showing business leaders how to be...

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Looking To Scale Your Business? Here’s What To Outsource To Do It!

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Looking To Scale Your Business? Here’s What To Outsource To Do It!

It takes some time to grow a business, and while each business is different in the way that it moves forward, almost every business aims to grow. A business plan is a pathway to growth, but what do you do if your business growth is slow? Or non-existent? Building and running a business is a big job, and it’s not a job that you should have to do alone.   The best way to push your business forward is to outsource specialist (and tedious) tasks out to those who know better. It’s not weak to hand over pieces of your business to someone who knows...

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5 Podcasts To Learn About Technology

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5 Podcasts To Learn About Technology

From our homes to our workplaces, technology is a truly integral part of our society. Whether you’re a novice or a tech-geek, there’s plenty to learn. Perhaps you’re looking to learn more about technology for your career, or maybe just out of pure curiosity? Whatever the reason, be sure to have a listen to a few of these top techy podcasts.   What The Tech? What The Tech is a great podcast that allows tech amateurs and tech-heads both to learn new things and stay up to date with the latest news. Hosts Andrew and Paul, both working within tech...

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The Business Benefits of Attending Trade Shows

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The Business Benefits of Attending Trade Shows

  Although trade shows have always been a popular way of promoting businesses, many people question whether they’re still worthwhile in a digital era? In fact, trade shows still offer a wide range of business benefits.  While technology has changed the way businesses operate, it hasn’t detracted from the benefits associated with trade fairs and exhibitions. In fact, many brands are using the latest tech to enhance their presence at industry events.  If you’re wondering what exhibitions could do for your company, take a look at these top...

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Keeping Your Business Safe From Cybercrime

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Keeping Your Business Safe From Cybercrime

Cybercrime is a big problem and it is one that is continually on the rise. As the world gets wise to one particular form of attack, another will come. Regardless of the size of your business, you need to be sure that you treat the threat of a cyber-attack seriously and that you are protecting yourself in as many ways as possible.    Data breaches are a major cause of concern for businesses, particularly if you hold any personal information about your customers. If any data gets into the wrong hands, then you may be putting your customers at...

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How To Find The Person Who Is Best For The Job

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How To Find The Person Who Is Best For The Job

Having the right people working for you is vital in any business. Hiring the ‘right fit’ for the job will lead to greater productivity and a more motivated workplace. Getting the wrong person for the job can lead to your business suffering in many ways, not to mention the fact that you may need to either try and make the best of an employee or look at ending their time with your company.    You will then need to go back to the drawing board and recruit another employee. But how can you be sure that you will not make the same mistake again? By...

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Why Is Big Data So Important?

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Around 90% of global data was generated in the last two years. Big data is growing, but why is it so important, and what kinds of challenges does the rise of big data pose for business leaders?  Big data has the potential to benefit all kinds of organizations, but currently, many company leaders and senior figures lack the knowledge and skills to be able to utilize data to revise strategies and inform decision-making. In 2020, we have access to 44 zettabytes of data, but there’s little point in talking about big data if you don’t understand...

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