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VAT: 3 letters that shouldn’t cause stress to your business

May 15, 2018  /  Amber Elliott
Women stressing about VAT calculations

Think of VAT as a positive Businesses are either busy preparing or stressing about their VAT. But dealing with your VAT needn’t be stressful. It should be a relatively simple…

Gain a competitive advantage, let your customers talk to humans

April 24, 2018  /  Amber Elliott
Letting your customers talk to human gains you a competitive advantage

Do you have time to give your customers a human voice? When it comes to your business phone calls, humans want to talk to humans. They don’t want to hear…

2 proven ways for the novice business to get sales

April 8, 2018  /  Amber Elliott
Lady working on her business at home

Websites and Marketplaces Do you have products to sells and are you wanting to sell them online? Gone are the days where you need to have a brick and mortar…

What is a PO Box and are there alternatives for my business?

March 23, 2018  /  Amber Elliott
PO Boxes at a location

Register your business away from your home Do you have an unruly dog that loves to eat your post or find yourself too busy to wait around for the postman?…

Boffix Apprentices are happy working, learning and earning

March 8, 2018  /  Amber Elliott
Declan Aaron and Jack from Boffix

Celebrating Apprentices This week marked the start of National Apprentice Week which runs from 5th March to 9th March. And here at Boffix we love joining in by celebrating our…

Don’t let your business slip and slide in bad weather

March 6, 2018  /  Amber Elliott
Snow plough at work in snow

Many of us were caught unawares in the past week by the arrival of snowy weather. We heard the news announcements, but ignored the warnings hoping that it wouldn’t be…

Don’t flog your blog to death, just write it

February 21, 2018  /  Amber Elliott
Don't flog your blog to death just write it

Spit and Polish and all things nice are all well and good but you are a blog writer not Mary Poppins. Stop flogging your blog to death, write it from…

Is Entrepreneur a mere title or a state of mind?

February 1, 2018  /  Amber Elliott
Entrepreneur a mere title or a state of mind

Entrepreneur is just a word, like any other, it’s a mere title given to someone who works for themselves, someone who has set themselves up in business. Hundreds of thousands…

New Years Resolutions for the Small Business Owner

December 31, 2017  /  Amber Elliott
New Years Resolutions for the Small Business Owner

Let’s be honest, New Years Resolutions are usually broken before the end of the 1st of January. But that’s OK. Most of us set completely unrealistic resolutions anyway. So, to…

Preparing your business for your Tax Return

December 19, 2017  /  Amber Elliott
Boffix Tax Return Blog

Talking about your Tax Return the week before Christmas is a drier subject then having your Christmas Dinner without gravy. But the longer you leave it the drier the taste…

Ways your business can support charity this Christmas

December 13, 2017  /  Amber Elliott
Ways to support charity at Christmas

We all like to think that we are giving people, but most of us never give to charity nor do we do charitable things. This doesn’t make us bad people,…

The Office Christmas party – The Bosses Perspective

December 6, 2017  /  Amber Elliott
The Office Christmas Party - The Bosses Perspective

The Office Christmas Party – The Bosses Perspective[/caption]Every year when bosses mention the words Christmas Party, employees either retract into fear or jump with joy. Free drink up, some say….

Maximise sales in the run up to Christmas and beyond

November 29, 2017  /  Amber Elliott
Boffix Maximise Sales in the run up to Christmas and Beyond

With Black Friday and Cyber Monday Sales behind us, there are still plenty of opportunities to market your business. Late shoppers and procrastinators can easily be won in the last…

In the digital age do businesses still send Christmas Cards?

November 21, 2017  /  Amber Elliott
Business Christmas Cards

In the digital age, should you still send business Christmas cards? Well why not? In fact, sending a card in this day and age speaks volumes. It shows someone that…

Do you have all the trimmings prepared for your business this Christmas?

November 15, 2017  /  Amber Elliott
Christmas trimmings ready for your business

Imagine Christmas turkey without cranberry sauce, presents without the wrapping paper, a tree without lights, your wonderfully decorated table without the centre piece. Would Christmas be the same without these…

Look at fear as an acronym instead of a word

October 31, 2017  /  Amber Elliott

Don’t be haunted by mistakes in business

October 23, 2017  /  Amber Elliott
Don't be haunted by mistakes in business

We all make mistakes. Some mistakes are bad and change our lives, some mistakes are good and change our lives. We are human and like our DNA, mistakes are part…

It’s not a trick, Halloween is big business

October 13, 2017  /  Amber Elliott
Halloween scary image

With less than three weeks to Halloween its never too late to jump on the band wagon and get your business involved. There is no denying that Halloween is big…

Work in progress is a funny business

October 3, 2017  /  Amber Elliott
seats in an auditorium work in progress

Last weekend I attended a Work in Progress comedy night in Tunbridge Wells at the Trinity Theatre. Having attended various comedy shows I knew what to expect and was looking…

Are you looking to be the tortoise or the hare in business?

September 7, 2017  /  Amber Elliott
Tortoise and Hare in the Business Race

When it comes to launching or growing a business there is so much more to think about then speed. After all you are not competing in a race. Unless your…

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