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Death threats pose no deterrent for pioneering African start-up VoguePay

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African start-up VoguePay use geo-location monitoring and behavioural analysis to pin down criminal gang. When VoguePay.com set up the company to enable businesses of all sizes process or accept digital payments in and out of Africa in local as well as major international currencies, they had not factored death threats into the calculus. Intelligent monitoring Read the full article…

Does your business have an adequate disaster recovery plan?

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Why being flexible, resilient and having business continuity is a must Being able to communicate is vital for most businesses and something that cannot be compromised on.  How would you cope if your phones didn’t work? Or your internet went down? Maybe even a disaster in your office? Most small to medium businesses don’t have Read the full article…

ESL – Payroll, HR and Business Services

Regardless of size or type of organisation ESL will provide a single point of contact for your company’s payroll services wherever you are in the world. Working with you to help you implement your payroll solutions, meeting local tax regulations and regional business practices. Centrally co-ordinated with the International desk, ESL will cut your administrative costs Read the full article…

An honest representation of a Discovery Day: TaxAssist Accountants

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Are you thinking about investing in a franchise but you aren’t even sure of the first place to start? Many franchisors hold discovery days but what really is a Discovery day? A heavy sales pitch? Asked to sign on the line there and then? We look at what actually is a discovery day in line Read the full article…

O.N and Partners launches the UK’s first ever full-service internet-based marketing agency.

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  ON and Partners, an innovative North London-based marketing company, announces the launch of the UK’s first ever full-service internet-based marketing agency. ON and Partners provides its clients with 95 percent of the traditional client-facing marketing service delivery on line via its website, unlike traditional agencies which provide face-to-face client account briefings and meetings which Read the full article…

Making the most of your agency: a guide to being a client

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What if reading this article could save you time and money? What if, added to that, you could build a long-term relationship; one in which the growth of your business was the focal point? Well, read on… As a creative marketing agency, we’re experts; we have expert designers, expert copywriters, expert project managers, strategists and Read the full article…

The power of video

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Neil Garrett, the Creative Director of award winning video production company OMG Media, explains the power of video and how they produce effective results for a growing list of clients. Since forming in 2007 OMG Media have produced a wide range of video content including corporate films, promotional videos, TV commercials and viral adverts. “We Read the full article…

Are you looking to win new customers and grow your business?

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The SME market has maintained healthy growth in the last 12 months, with 75% of businesses either improving or maintaining their turnover. Research from LV= shows there is a positive outlook amongst SME owners and many are looking to expand and grow. Technology will be an essential element to help growth plans. Most business owners Read the full article…

BCRS Business Loans – a non-bank lenders perspective on accessing finance for your business

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In times of market volatility when accessing finance for your business seems to be non-existent, there is hope, writes BCRS Chief Executive, Paul Kalinauckas. I believe for a growing business one of the biggest milestones they will reach is the point when they are ready to take it to the next level – expand operations, Read the full article…

Habitual Thinking: Does It Cost You?

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In the telecoms industry it’s almost impossible to be at work without hearing the words “cloud” or “VoIP” at least 10 times an hour, but where that is par for the course for us, these terms are being sidestepped by businesses that may be put off by new innovations in favour of the status quo. Read the full article…

Screen Rescue release six franchise territories with special low-cost entry levels designed to get you started in business this easter

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Screen Rescue has released six franchise territories with unprecedented low-cost entry levels designed to help new franchisees get started in business this Easter. The UK’s Commercial Windscreen Repairs Specialist is offering six business minded entrepreneur’s significant savings off their usual franchise license fee for the exclusive post code territories of Southend-on-Sea, Colchester, Cambridge, Stevenage, Milton Read the full article…

Helping Businesses Gain Better Access to Finance

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If you want to grow your business, chances are you are going to need to raise finance to help you reach your goal. Blue Sky Corporate Finance is an independent, professional and experienced corporate finance team specialising in advising and supporting small and medium sized business. A major part of our work is to help Read the full article…

The Idea Works! – Calling SMEs to Enter

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Compass Group UK & Ireland, a leading provider of food and support services across the UK is calling on SMEs to enter the first The Idea Works! of 2015. The initiative finds the best innovative new concepts in food, drink, services and facilities management and helps get them off the ground. To enter, candidates fill Read the full article…

Top 4 website mistakes and how to avoid them

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Today, most businesses should have a website. A website is your digital shop window and is an important marketing tool to promote your business, attract new customers and keep your current customers informed of what your business is doing. If you are thinking about investing in a website for your business or are reviewing how Read the full article…

5 top tips from Creativedge Training for successful selling

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Competition is here to stay and is more relevant than ever, especially if you’ve seen the news today and Murdoch’s comments on Netflix and Amazon Really interesting news story in the Guardian, with Rupert Murdoch saying how the media industry now needs to be on ‘on the same page’ about the need to come up Read the full article…