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UK workers are masters of many trades, according to Regus survey

Research identifies growing trend of ‘portfolio job holders’ UK, 4th March 2015 Over half of UK professionals (53%) say they are seeing more people...

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Survey reveals 60% rise in UK cyber security concern

Growing threats from hacking groups, terrorists and government-sanctioned retaliation has individuals fearful of attacks and losses, GFI Software comm...

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Should your staff wear a uniform?

Ed Grigg, of UK corporate clothing supplier Incorporatewear, explains why organisations provide uniforms. What are the benefits of supplying unifor...

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Company car tax: An SMEs guide

What do you need to know about vehicle tax before you buy your company car fleet? Doug Kelley, Director of Bluedrop Services - specialists in fleet in...

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    Salary trends in Leeds

    Staff recruitment across Britain has continued creating new employment opportunities and has partially reduced the differential of higher London salaries, although regional salary levels are unlikely to reach parity. Regional differences in relative ...

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    Company car tax: An SMEs guide

    What do you need to know about vehicle tax before you buy your company car fleet? Doug Kelley, Director of Bluedrop Services – specialists in fleet insurance – explains. As an employee provided with a company car that is also used for per...

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    WIN an executive 2-night stay in London – worth £300!

    WIN A TWO-NIGHT STAY IN ONE OF SUPERCITY APARTHOTEL’S NEW EXECUTIVE SUITES  We’ve teamed up with Supercity Aparthotels to offer one lucky reader the chance to win a two-night stay at The Rosebery in Clerkenwell, in one of the group’...

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    Pioneering veterinary practice named as UK’s most flexible small business

    Following a nationwide search, a Midlands-based veterinary practice has been crowned the ‘UK’s Most Flexible Small Business’. Broad Lane Vets, which has three practices across Coventry and a turnover of £1.4m, employs 40 people, with less...

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    Turning Your Personal Credit into a Business Asset

      Becoming a lasting success in the business world takes a lot more than producing an awesome product or service and having a winning attitude. While those attributes are very important, the one thing that most startups need in order to succeed,...

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    The opening of Rush Loughton the latest edition to the Rush Hair franchise

    Welcome our newest Franchisee Jak Whelan-Prosser at Rush Loughton. Jak’s journey began back in 2008; he was 17 years old and working hard as an assistant in our Rush Guildford salon. He soon found that he was fascinated by how the salon ran and worke...

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    A SWOT Analysis of Business Globalization

    Globalization is an elusive term with many possible interpretations. One definition put forward by Emory University in their Globalization Magazine includes the following: “Globalization broadly refers to the expansion of global linkages, the orga...

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    “It’s not about how to sell online, it’s about how to do it better”

    Multichannel efficiency and online delivery on the menu at IRX and EDX 2015 – bigger and better than ever before. Retailers from across the globe will learn about the latest innovations and best practice in multichannel retail from the leaders of ...

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    Should your staff wear a uniform?

    Ed Grigg, of UK corporate clothing supplier Incorporatewear, explains why organisations provide uniforms. What are the benefits of supplying uniforms to employees? For some organisations, the main objective relates to occupational health and safet...

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    Expanding your investment portfolio outside the UK

    Thanks to the internet and the plethora of reputable online investment management companies and brokers, it has never been easier for individuals looking to expand their portfolios to add stocks in overseas markets. Indeed, given the fact that th...

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    How Should You Prioritise Your Debt Repayments?

    When your business debts begin to mount up, it can be difficult to know what to do. All of your creditors expect you to pay them, and some will be more vocal than others in demanding what’s due. But it’s important you approach the situation wi...

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    Avoid losing business to bad weather

    Severe weather is bad news for UK business, especially SMEs. A loss of a week’s trading, or even longer, can cause revenues to freefall. The good news is that thanks to new technologies, it’s easier than ever before to ensure business continuity argu...

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    How Thinking Like a Stock-Market Mastermind Can Help You in Business Marketing

      There are some definite parallels between the stock-market world and the business marketing world other than the one word they both share. To become a mastermind in juggling stocks, in the style of Warren Buffett, is an art in itself. Dedic...

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    How to help your youngsters flee the nest – and help yourself

    We’ve all heard of the Bank of Mum & Dad. The question is: Does the thought of supporting your children in perpetuity fill you with dread, duty or pleasure? Sadly, in this day and age it is an increasingly common occurrence as rising ho...

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    How to avoid tax trouble for the self-employed

    You can follow your own dream, for one. Your time is yours to manage, for another. And after all, who wouldn’t want to be their own boss if the opportunity presented itself? There are now more than 4.6m people in the UK working for themselves ...

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    How Should You Prioritise Your Debt Repayments?

    When your business debts begin to mount up, it can be difficult to know what to do. All of your creditors expect you to pay them, and some will be more vocal than others in demanding what’s due. But it’s important you approach the situation wi...

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    Tax savers: A guide to the Patent Box Scheme

    The Patent Box scheme was introduced by the UK Government on 1st April 2013, enabling businesses to claim a lower rate of Corporation Tax on profits made on their patented inventions, providing certain requirements are met. But how does it work and w...

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    5 top tips for pensions auto-enrolment preparations

    166 businesses already slapped with fixed penalties of £400 for non-compliance. From 1st March this year, businesses with fewer than 58 employees will start having to comply with the new auto-enrolment pensions legislation and by 1st June, those w...

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    Review: Sennheiser SP20 ML Speakerphone

    Arguably the simplest bit of tech I’ve reviewed this year, but no less impactful in its use. The SP20 ML is a portable solution for those wishing for a tad more clarity, and simple user interfacing when making hands-free personal or small-group confe...

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    5 top tips on choosing a cloud platform

    With cloud a hot topic nowadays and with a large range of choice around, knowing what to look for and more importantly, what questions to ask cloud providers will ensure you are making the best choice for you and your business. There are a number of ...

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    Survey reveals 60% rise in UK cyber security concern

    Growing threats from hacking groups, terrorists and government-sanctioned retaliation has individuals fearful of attacks and losses, GFI Software commissioned research shows. GFI Software has released the findings of an independent study examining...

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    Review: Yotaphone 2

    I’ve handled quite a few android handsets in the last couple of months, so it was going to be interesting to see what the Yotaphone 2 had that was going to mark itself above the rest of the competition. Well, that question was answered clearly and...

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    Review: Gigaset Pro Maxwell 10

    Each month we give Channel 5's The Gadget Show's Ortis Deley a top piece of tech to review. This month he gets his hands on the fantastic Maxwell 10 from Gigaset. PRICE: £499.99 AVAILABLE FROM: www.gigaset.com/en_UK This was never going to be ...

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    Almost 1-in-3 think ‘wearable tech’ makes you look ridiculous

    Over a third of the people in the UK would feel embarrassed or self-conscious if they wore wearable tech as it currently appears, new research has found. As a result, businesses and app developers are being urged to do more if they want to improve up...