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Online retailers lose sales via irrelevant promotions, poor follow-up with shoppers

Three quarters of online retailers promote irrelevant products, while others fail to build customer relationships that drive repeat purchases Nearl...

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1 in 10 go elsewhere if customer service fails

No second chances: 11% of consumers have switched to a competitor after just one attempt to resolve a problem. One in ten consumers will take their...

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WIN a luxury weekend stay for two at Belgraves, A Thompson Hotel, in London

WIN a luxury weekend stay for two at Belgraves, A Thompson Hotel Win a decadent two-night B&B weekend stay for you and a guest at Belgraves, ju...

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10 goals for every entrepreneur

As an entrepreneur, your first goal should be starting your own business. But that’s not where it ends. Business coach Natasha Courtenay-Smith charts ...

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    The Recent Holiday Pay Case – What it really means for employers.

      As most readers will have read,on the 4th of November 2014, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) handed down its decision in a case concerning payment for holiday pay. This case is, arguably, ground-breakingand one which gives us some clari...

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    WIN a luxury weekend stay for two at Belgraves, A Thompson Hotel, in London

    WIN a luxury weekend stay for two at Belgraves, A Thompson Hotel Win a decadent two-night B&B weekend stay for you and a guest at Belgraves, just in time for Christmas! Located in Knightsbridge, this urban chic hotel brings a touch of New York...

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    At death’s door – Charlotte Roach

    A tragic accident in 2011 left promising athlete, Charlotte Roach desperately clinging to life. Today she is the successful co-owner of Join the Rabble, a fun and exciting way for adults to get into fitness and socialise at the same time. A promis...

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    Life’s a Breeze

    This month we shine the spotlight on Jeh Kazimi, founder of tablet service, Breezie, which helps older generations get connected and stay social. HOW DID YOU COME UP WITH THE IDEA FOR YOUR PRODUCT? In 2010, my mum was over from India and, over ...

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    Baby Business Boomers – Alan Richie

    Alan Ritchie, managing director, PC World Business reveals his top tips for mumtrepreneuers looking for the right technology to kick-start their business venture. Mumtrepreneurs currently contribute around £7.4bn a year to the economy, but the...

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    There’s No Comparison – Hayley Parsons Interview

    Hayley Parsons is the founder and chief executive of Gocompare.com – one of the country’s best-known price comparison websites. Adam Aiken spoke to her and tried to find out some of the secrets of her success. WHAT WAS YOUR BACKGROUND BEFORE Y...

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    Does office design boost productivity?

    You probably spend a lot of time in your office, and if you have employees, they are spending as much, possibly more, time in the office as well. While there are many technical services and applications that can assist in boosting productivity, one...

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    Job satisfaction vs job security – what’s more important to the nation’s job seekers in 2015?

    Finding a job which provides excitement and challenges is more important to current job seekers than one which provides stability and security, according to a recent study by leading UK job board, CV-Library. In the study which asked more than...

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    10 goals for every entrepreneur

    As an entrepreneur, your first goal should be starting your own business. But that’s not where it ends. Business coach Natasha Courtenay-Smith charts the life-cycle of a business through the goals of its owner. Goal 1 - Find a product or service p...

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    Smart talk

    Powwownow's marketing director, Robert Gorby looks at how you can build smarter networks across your business. Building and running record companies, airlines, shops, mobile networks and train services requires being smart, but read anything about...

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    Settlement agreements – one year on

    Helena Woodward looks at settlement agreements a year after their introduction. Last July we saw the introduction of settlement agreements. These renamed, simplified versions of the compromise agreement were part of the government’s reforms to emp...

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    Finding the needle in the haystack

    Editor Luke Garner takes a look at three ways in which SMEs and start-ups can find new staff efficiently and cost effectively. For many start-ups and SMEs, the fledgling years as you expand can be an exciting time. But one issue that many will fac...

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    70% of sales professionals regularly miss targets

    Business leaders in the UK regard less than a quarter of their sales people as 'star performers' according to a survey from Artesian. The overwhelming majority reported that almost three quarters of their sales force did not achieve their quotas o...

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    Three amazing tips for buying a business van

    More and more people are choosing to invest money in to a van these days. With so many shapes and sizes to choose from, both new and old, there are a few tips that you should consider before taking the plunge. Don’t be tempted be high mileage used v...

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    A week in the life…

    A week in the life of...Ros Hendren, Payroll Consultant from Well Paid. MONDAY It’s the start of another busy week, the first order of the day being to contact a prospective client, referred to us by their consultant FD who wants to separate pa...

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    It’s in your best interest

    What do you do if you send your bills out on time, only to find that your customers are proving reluctant to cough up? Charge them interest, says Adam Aiken, finance expert. Many business owners are unaware that you are allowed by law to increase ...

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    GrowthAccelerator Case Study – Rosa’s Thai Café

    Alex Moore, managing director of Rosa's Thai Café, describes its journey to success with GrowthAccelerator. ABOUT THE BUSINESS: With its roots in the East End of London, Rosa’s Thai Café has built a reputation for serving some of the best Thai ...

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    Take off the brakes with the GrowthAccelerator

    Start-ups and SMEs contribute more than £473 billion to the UK economy each year. There is a whole wealth of funding and advice out there to help businesses keep that figure growing. We take a look at one of them - GrowthAccelerator - in a bit more d...

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    Online retailers lose sales via irrelevant promotions, poor follow-up with shoppers

    Three quarters of online retailers promote irrelevant products, while others fail to build customer relationships that drive repeat purchases Nearly three-quarters of online retailers (74%) miss out on sales by promoting irrelevant items to online...

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    Ultimate gadgets for the office

    There is a growing trend emerging in modern organizations to deck out offices with new technologies that include gaming consoles, wireless devices and tablets, and even food and drink machines. Does your workplace need more gadgets? There are a nu...

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    10 Content Marketing Ideas Your Business’ Blog Can Use Today

    From wishing Julie in PR a happy birthday to covering breaking industry news, your business’ blog can be utilised for a myriad of different purposes to drive traffic to your website and services, and to help shape the perception of your company. He...

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    The A to Z guide to web developer jargon

    It's easy to be bamboozled by web design jargon when you’re considering investing in a new website. To help you get to grips with the terminology, lead web designer at Daisy Group, Geoff Hoyle, talks you through the programmer’s alphabet. A IS FOR...

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    Top 10 Apps – Mike Tomlinson

    Mike Tomlinson, director of small business at mobile network operator, EE, lists his top 10 apps that you might not have heard of that will help you run your business. Despite the enormous impact business apps can have on productivity, many small ...

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    Apps – Top10 Hotels – EasyBiz

    TOP10 HOTELS Price: FREE Compatibility: iOS The gist: Travelling can be strenuous at the best of times and finding the perfect hotel often feels like an impossible chore. Enter Top10 Hotels. The app makes choosing accommodation in an unfamil...