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Combat Blue January and stop National Sickie Day affecting your employees

Blue January Ever wondered why around a particular day in January your employees appear down, almost depressed. You may have noticed a recent low spell in the office. It’s by…

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Introducing Making Tax Digital in April 2019

New Tax rules for 2019 In 2018 UK businesses were busy ensuring they were GDPR Compliant, but what changes are coming in 2019. Welcome to Making Tax Digital, new Tax…

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Do you have what it takes to become a Freelancer?

Time for a change Would you consider becoming a Freelancer? If so, this type of work offers amazing opportunities. You’d be free to work from home or from a remote…

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10 ways to use hashtags in your marketing strategy

Hashtags who What on earth are these hashtags and do they work? Well if you want more specific traffic, more people to find you on social media and the added…

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Pension: You could be sitting on a pot of gold and not realise it

How to start tracing your lost pension When you start your first job after leaving school, college or university you may not be too bothered about what your pension will…

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What are the main differences between accountants and bookkeepers?

Accountants versus Bookkeepers When asked to describe the differences between Accountants and Bookkeepers most people would struggle to go past the basics. Some might say, ‘one manages the books’, whilst…

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Workspace providers help small businesses in need

The modern workspace Let’s face it the modern workspace is being transformed. The days of finding workers sitting behind the same desk working 9 to 5 appears to be behind…

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Identify your strengths and outsource your weak areas

Business Strengths What are your strengths? Lets be honest some people can, and some people can’t, it’s common sense when it comes to the top layer of our business skills…

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Small Business End of Year Accounts Checklist

What are your end of year accounts? At the end of the financial year your company is required to submit end of year accounts. In simple terms this includes reconciling…

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Technical tools for small business owners

Tools in the box Small business owners need certain tools in their tool box to do the job. Today a laptop, desktop or tablet is not just essential, it’s a…

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Manage your business from the back not from the front

All businesses have a front and a back What do we mean when we talk about managing your business from the back and not from the front. Well in a…

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