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What does your staff think of you?
Date: June 15, 2018
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Often running a business we forget some of the important things. Your Staff. Do you praise your staff for a job well done? Is it only the negative things you focus on? Are jobs being done the way you’re wanting them done? Do you expect jobs to be completed in a certain time? Do you do company appraisals? […]

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Protect yourself against Hackers
Date: May 1, 2018
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I’m writing this blog to talk about hackers and the effects they can have on you and your businesses. I can not stress the importance of protecting yourself against hackers, as a few people I know have experienced, the results can be devastating. Hackers don’t care what damage they do to you or to others, […]

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TroubleShooting
Date: January 25, 2018
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See how I can help you trouble shoot problems within your business.

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Be ready for the holidays… not just at Christmas Time
Date: December 11, 2017
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Every year you see the same trends happening, it’s mid November and the news reports says it’s too early for Christmas ads However, if you go by research people actually start shopping in January when the sales start. Although it does depend on generations. My mum has always started her Christmas shopping in January, same […]

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Learning new things everyday
Date: December 5, 2017
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What Boilers Taught Me My recent experience, while working with my husband helping him run his plumbing and heating company has taught me new things about how boilers work. Let’s just be honest here I’m a woman, I’ve never really understood boilers, I know they keep the house warm that’s about it. I found the […]

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What I Have Learnt in Business
Date: November 23, 2017
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I woke up one morning and thought to myself, how can I help businesses with the services we offer. I decided to ask a few businesses if I could work with them and see what they have to go through day to day. These businesses were each in different sectors because I really wanted to […]

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Corporate social responsibility and Social Media
Date: November 15, 2017
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Corporate social responsibility, often abbreviated “CSR,” is a corporation’s initiatives to assess and take responsibility for the company’s effects on environmental and social wellbeing. The term generally applies to efforts that go beyond what may be required by regulators or environmental protection groups.   How good is yours? I often ask businesses about their CSR, not many know about […]

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The Life of a Business Owner
Date: November 8, 2017
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From being let down by suppliers to letting your customers down. Imagine having to tell your customer that you can’t fit their boiler because your supplier has let you down. Letting customers down through no fault of yours can be hard to handle, and swallow. This highlighted the value in good communication skills. Speak to your […]

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Negative comments and reviews
Date: October 31, 2017
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We as business owners hate it when we get a bad review or a negative comment on a post. Whilst writing this it reminded me of a visit to a shop, I was trying on some trousers and heard the business owner of the shop saying to another business owner, how do you deal with […]

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How can colour strategy help a business?
Date: October 31, 2016
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Before we talk about the benefits of colour strategy we need to know what it is. Colour strategy is the use of colours that are used to make a customer associate the colours with the business. For example, McDonalds use yellow. Yellow is often seen as a joyous colour. Which fits perfectly with the McDonalds […]

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