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A Look at Business Car Leasing

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Vehicle leasing is becoming ever more popular, and when it comes to leasing cars for your business, it’s incredibly important for your company that you have a reliable and cost-effective fleet of vehicles. Business car leasing has many advantages compared to just buying your cars outright. You can have the choice of driving either new or well-maintained 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…

Top 5 promotional items items

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Here at Checkmate Corporate Gifts our clients are an eclectic mix of businesses and industries however, while many choose to go with new and innovative products most of our customers select from our core range and here are our top 5 promo items. #1 Contour Ballpens This ergonomically designed pen with it’s soft rubber grip Read the full article…

Not any type of IT support company?

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Atech Support is a 24/7 IT Smartsourcing company. In a world of generic IT suppliers, we go above and beyond the run-of-the-mill. In the UK, in Europe, in China and beyond, our dedication to service, and our ability to work on site with you in a spirit of complete partnership – as an extended part Read the full article…

You find, they’ll seek

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The key to your success is the people you employ – so how do you find them? Ian Hardy, managing director of Onyx Recruitment, explains the value of using a recruitment agency. If you already know several superstars with relevant experience, who are falling over themselves to join your business, then it’s easy, isn’t it? Read the full article…

What’s the damage? – Recruitment

Why DIY recruitment could cost you time, money & your USP. Last year Richard Branson wrote, in his LinkedIn piece How I Hire: “There is nothing more important for a business than hiring the right team.” And yet, according to a recent YouGov poll over half of SMEs believe their recruitment methods are not fit Read the full article…