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7 Golden Top Tips to Being A Good Manager

Research has found that 70% of people in management roles are not well prepared for the job. Most companies understand the importance of having highly effective managers, but few invest heavily in training to help them get there. Managing is a skill that can be learned. Every day pick one new skill that will help…
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7 Top Tips – To Winning A Contract

Research and preparation – Do Your Homework Plan well ahead and put together a timetable/schedule for completing your tender. Be aware, it will take much longer than you think, and submission deadlines are rarely extended.  2. Be aware of the impact Study the tender so that you have a good understanding of the issues your…
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Social Media, Does It Work for Business?

Social media is a 21st century revolution in communication for individuals and businesses. Any business that does not embrace it is not keeping up with their competition and faces losing more than just a revenue stream. It also faces losing its marketing edge, its ability to communicate key messages and point potential clients to its…
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Seven tips to improve your LinkedIn profile

Crazy times, eh? But, despite many people’s initial apprehension, self-isolation hasn’t been all business doom and gloom – people have adapted; many have happily thrived. Interestingly, whilst everyone’s been working from home, some people have asked whether it’s a good time to cut back on marketing? No! Definitely not. As life begins to revert back…
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COVID-19 – WORKING FROM HOME TOP 10 TIPS

I hope your all staying safe and doing what’s necessary to keep you, and that business of yours, healthy. You may recall that way back in the olden times of Dec 2018 we said, “The home alone freelancing life has many benefits; however, it’s not without its challenges.” Fast-forward 15 months and the restrictions of…
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How To Prioritise: Top 10 tips

Crossing off those to-do tasks is a very satisfying thing, but the brutal prioritising process that sees fun tasks drop to the bottom and the most hated and difficult tasks rise to the top can be more than a little challenging. If you’re stuck with how to decide what’s important when everything on your list feels crucial, then…
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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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Planning a well-executed business meeting

I am sure you have all experienced meetings only to walk out wondering what was achieved and what the purpose was. Hopefully, the following steps will help you successfully plan meetings that will invigorate your team and generate specific outcomes to grow the business. Step 1: Consider what the purpose of the meeting is? This is…
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Top 10 tips for book-keeping success.

A robust book-keeping system will be essential if you’re to run business efficiently. No matter how big or small your business, you should ensure that your record keeping is up to date and accurate. This will help you make informed decisions regarding the financial standing of your business. Read on as we list the Building…
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8 TIPS TO EFFECTIVELY MANAGE YOUR TIME

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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