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Avoid the rush and register for Fleet Management LIVE


Visitors wanting to attend the inaugural Fleet Management LIVE can now register for the definitive event for key company car decision-makers.

Over two days, the NEC Birmingham, will host the UK’s largest event for professionals with corporate responsibility for fleet, be they fleet managers, HR, finance or procurement executives. It will tackle the issues facing small and large fleets alike, Read the full article..

Tips for saving money on train tickets

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Did you know there are a number of ways to ensure you’re getting the best available tickets for your business train journeys saving you money on fares?

On average you can save 38%* by booking train tickets in advance using a trainline business account but that’s not all – here are five tools and tips to save your business Read the full article..

10 things every startup needs for business growth


fivesquid.com where you can buy business services starting from a fiver is helping over 15,000 startups grow in the UK. Terry Koutsios, founder and CEO of fivesquid.com summarises what has helped his company grow. 


  1. Invest in content marketing early

We used a lot of the services on our own website to grow the business, from bloggers, to social media Read the full article..

These are the innovative business models that produce high returns


Between 2012 and 2014, over 70 companies globally valued at more than $1 billion were start-ups with new business models that were unique and transformative. During the same period, most business model innovators have managed to produce consistently profitable returns with average revenue gain between 100% and 500%. The keys to these success stories have been connectivity and convergence with Read the full article..

Businesses give up looking for finance


It is well documented that traditional banks aren’t willing or able to provide enough finance for SMEs as the aftershocks of the financial crisis still work their way through the system.

Unfortunately too many businesses simply give up looking for finance if their bank says ‘No’ as they don’t have the time, energy or knowledge to look elsewhere.

It is Read the full article..

Basepoint Business Centres Making A Difference For Nepal

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Basepoint, a wholly owned subsidiary company of The ACT Foundation, have launched their “Making A Difference For Nepal” campaign to raise money for ShelterBox (www.shelterbox.org.uk), a UK registered charity providing emergency shelter and vital supplies to Nepal.

ShelterBox is sending shelter kits which will help people to mend buildings and build temporary shelters that can be adapted and moved Read the full article..

Mobile friendly Google?


Keep calm, advertising is all in hand.

The mobile apocalypse is here! Well that’s what some media outlets will have you believe anyway. Last week Google released its latest search algorithm update that ‘officially’ increased the relevancy of mobile friendly websites within mobile Search Engine Results Pages (SERP’s).

According to Google, 50% of all searches are now performed on mobile, Read the full article..

Growing your business the Pareto way

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Are you managing multiple accounts yet failing to hold onto some of your biggest clients? As a salesperson working within a demanding and competitive industry, it doesn’t take much for you to miss the vital signs of an unsatisfied client.

If you’re failing to tend to your customer’s needs by investing that extra care and attention it takes to encourage Read the full article..

Do you often ask Who’s Off?


When you are running any business, there are some tasks that are important but not really a great use of your or your staff’s time. Managing staff leave and holidays is probably one of them, yet you are obliged to keep accurate records of all such leave.

The person managing the staff leave, can be anyone from the business owner, Read the full article..

Don’t let your office move affect your bottom line

It is regularly documented that moving house is one of life’s most stressful events but what about when you need to move business premises? Whether you are a sole trader, SME or multinational every commercial move comes with a unique set of challenges and between researching new offices, planning the move and sorting logistics on the day there seems to Read the full article..

Unbolted offers the lowest rate guarantee in the country


Pawnbroking is a fast, easy and safe option to secure a loan against your high value personal assets. Over the years, pawnbroking has emerged as a convenient alternative to small business owners and other individuals for raising short term credit without going through credit checks and other lengthy procedures.

Unbolted, a UK based online personal asset based peer to peer Read the full article..

Philips Picopix brings Free to Air TV straight to the big screen


Philips PicoPix today brought its PPX 3610 device to the Digital Winter event. This multimedia pocket projector enables users to directly connect to the internet and project a range of digital content from a single device.

Being the market leading brand in the UK and Europe for pico projectors. Philips’ PPX 3610 with its integrated WiFi, Android operating system and Read the full article..

Branching into 21st Century Telephony


Contemporary telephone systems play a far more crucial and creative role in businesses than previously thanks to advances in technology and the impact of the Internet. James Passingham, founder and CEO of Foehn, explains why telephony is now at the heart of customer contact and interaction.


The traditional PBX (Private Branch Exchange) made an indelible mark on Read the full article..

All you need to know about iBeani and their stylish tablet bean bags


iBeani™ is making waves in the tablet accessory and gift market, with an ingenious product which use the beanbag concept to create a collection of quality, stylish stands for tablet devices, providing stability and comfort to the user, whether lounging, lying or travelling.

“Unless at a desk the everyday tablet stands do not work. Like most people, we like to Read the full article..

Three of the best business cars

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Leasing a car for business is a much cheaper alternative to buying your business cars outright, and you don’t have to worry about your cars losing value after you’ve bought them. Also, because you can return your cars at the end of their lease term, you could essentially get into a new or well-maintained car every couple of years.

Upgrading Read the full article..

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