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Category: Business Tips

New ‘Ask Henry’ Webinar Series

We are delighted to announce the launch of a new series of webinars with one of our long standing and trusted business advisors and trainers, Sir Henry Boyle. The series titled ‘Ask Henry’ consists of 7 short, fun and informative webinars. These webinars have been developed to help Building Legacies members unlock their true potential…
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Looking Forward

INTRO FROM, ELBP DIRECTOR, GLEN ADDIS While everyone is settling into what looks like the ‘new normal’ ways of remote working (and of course starting to get to grips with the various business support/relief announcements from the government), we thought it might be an idea to start resetting things a little and thinking about looking…
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Top Tips Guide to Recruiting a Freelancer

Hiring freelancers can be a flexible, cost-effective way to bring new skills and fresh perspectives into your business, whilst freeing you to focus on other areas of development. It can help you to be more competitive and to complete projects faster, without permanently adding to your overheads. Freelancers are self-employed workers who usually work from…
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As the business owner you must be capable of many things.  You are all of the below and more; Manager / Boss Doing the work Accounts Department Marketing: Adverting / Sales Customers: Meetings / Phone calls / Emails If you consider juggling 5 balls and someone throws another ball in, for a while you will…
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The home alone freelancing life has many benefits; however, it’s not without its challenges. One of the biggest is isolation. Working alone is brilliant for uninterrupted concentration on the task in hand, but when there’s no getting away from the thoughts in your own head, it can get deflating, and nobody can perform well when…
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Work-related stress (Occupational stress) has the potential to negatively affect an individual’s psychological and physical health, as well as an organisation’s effectiveness. Therefore, work-related stress is recognised world-wide as a major challenge to workers’ health and the health of their organisations.

7 Tips For Starting Up A Business

Nowadays it looks like everyone wants to be their own boss, to become an entrepreneur and with this there is a lot of excitement at the beginning to become successful. But the reality is that success may be a long time coming and we aren’t fully prepared  for the journey. This sometimes leaves us feeling…
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Why Have Goals & Not Plan For Them?

Most, if not all corporates and big businesses run on 90 day plans.  This is why we always hear comments like “sales were up in Q2 this year” or “compared to last year’s financial report in Q4…”  So what’s the point and where’s the value? Most savvy business leaders understand the value and necessity of strategic…
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9 Tips For a Better Work Life Balance

‘Work guilt’ is a real issue for the small business owner. The feeling that you should ‘be doing something’ but not sure what, results in unnecessary hours working on the business away from family life. This usually impacts negatively on both the business and life in general. To help alleviate this issue and to get…
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Visually Presenting Data

Do you ever find yourself faced with a bunch of pretty boring numbers that you want to communicate in an exciting way but don’t know how to even begin? Robust figures can add substance to any business argument; however, you need to move away from cross-eyed inducing spreadsheets that take ages to decipher into the…
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