Advice For Businesses In Financial Hardship: How A CVA Can Help You

Posted on May 13, 2013 by

A CVA (Company Voluntary Arrangement)is a voluntary arrangement to repay debt to creditors via an IP (Insolvency Practitioner) – basically it’s an IVA (Individual Voluntary Arrangement) for companies. It has a lot of similarities with an IVA but there are a few things to keep in mind, but here is a little information that you […]

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9 Reasons Your Small Business Should Be Using VoIP

Posted on May 7, 2013 by

When VoIP (Voice Over Internet Protocol) technology first hit the market, it was obvious that it was going to be a “game changer” just like when the internet first became available to the larger public. What wasn’t as obvious, was how much it would change small businesses and the communications landscapes. Following are the nine […]

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Are You Handling Non-conformances In The Workplace Correctly?

Posted on May 7, 2013 by

You may not be entirely familiar with CAPA (Corrective And Preventive Action), but if you are dealing with a team of employees, this is a term that you should know very well. While obviously, it stands to reason that the larger the company, the more of a process it is to handle non-conformances, even smaller […]

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Business Enterprise: 5 Companies That Started Life In A Garden Shed

Posted on May 7, 2013 by

Every oak starts from a humble acorn, and this is true of business as well. Whether you use your garden shed to hide from your family or for actual gardening, some truly remarkable people have started successful companies in a mere garden shed. Here are just 5 world-renowned businesses with origins that may surprise you. […]

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3 Ways that your Business can Break in to the Public Sector

Posted on May 7, 2013 by

There are hundreds of different ways to market a business to the consumer sector, and just as many ways to approach the business to business sector too. One of the quickest and most cost effective way to reach a large international audience is via online marketing, and many businesses have been successful at growing their […]

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Business Intelligence Vs. Business Analytics

Posted on May 2, 2013 by

If you operate a company or business enterprise that requires a large amount of data to be collated and interpreted, then you’ve probably heard of business intelligence software, indeed, you might be an enthusiastic end user of these types of packages, and wonder how you ever managed without it. Business intelligence packages are remarkable things, […]

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Funding Growth with Existing Assets

Posted on May 1, 2013 by

Whether you need to replace deteriorating machinery to increase productivity or expand, as a business owner, you have a number of financial options open to you.  The important thing is to understand which is better for your business. Asset finance is good for some situations, but some companies struggle to pay off any finance they […]

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7 of the Coolest Offices in the World

Posted on May 1, 2013 by

Full time jobs aren’t what most of us would call “fun”, unless you’re one of the lucky few who gets to make a living doing something they absolutely love—and trudging into the same boring and uninspiring office everyday does nothing for the morale. Not everyone dreads going to work, though; especially not those who work […]

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The Best Summer Marketing Options for Your Business

Posted on May 1, 2013 by

Marketing is important to the success of any business. If you do not take the time to creatively market your business, it will be difficult for your business to stand out amongst the competition. One way you can creatively market your business is to take advantage of the unique opportunities each season of the year […]

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Technology: friend or foe of business travel?

Posted on May 1, 2013 by

In the current economic climate, many companies are working hard to reduce their expenditure and unfortunately business travel has borne the brunt of cuts. In 2009, American networking company, Cisco Systems, managed to save an impressive $890,000 (approximately £579,385) in travel costs by investing in high-definition video conferencing software as an alternative to face-to-face meetings […]

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Top 5 Must-Haves in Your Business Strategy

Posted on April 30, 2013 by

A business strategy is a document which highlights the direction which the business will be taking; its objectives as well as the steps that you plan to take in order to achieve such objectives. A business strategy is very important for a number of different reasons. One of the most important factors why you need […]

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Pitfalls in Preparing for Public Speaking

Posted on April 29, 2013 by

There are not many of us who enjoy speaking in public but most of us will have to do it at some point in our lives, whether it is as part of our coursework at University or to further ourselves in work. There are various public speaking courses which can help assist us on how […]

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Finding a Route to Market for your Business

Posted on April 26, 2013 by

Your business could produce a better product than your competitors supply, have better customer service than your competitors demonstrate and even provide both at a lower cost, but still fail because you don’t understand the best route to market for your business. Knowing your target market is one thing, but accessing them properly is another. […]

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Using Innovation Management Software

Posted on April 25, 2013 by

Anyone who has ever heard of the Wisdom of Crowds, will be familiar with the concept that the many are smarter than the fewer. Or in other words, that two heads are better than one. So when it comes to business, if an organisation isn’t harnessing the wisdom of employees, then they are missing out […]

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5 Laws of Social Project Management

Posted on April 25, 2013 by

The social project management movement is attempting to improve classic project management to make projects more efficient, more effective and more fun for employees.  I’m actually Prince 2 qualified and I know how much of the theory is never used in real life commercial PM situations, so this new approach is a breath of fresh […]

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How To Manage Your Business’s Online Reputation Successfully

Posted on April 25, 2013 by

If a single happy customer tells ten of their friends about your product, you can bet that an unhappy customer will tell many more. With the always-on nature of social media, people can post their dissatisfaction anywhere at any time. Online reviews aren’t necessarily a bad thing, as long as you view the online world […]

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Responsive and Progressive Web Design Explained?


RWD Responsive web design is an approach to web design and development that adapts to a site's design for optimal viewing on all customers devices, Responsive design helps web designers and customers to create an edit once, display anywhere website whether on a desktop, tablet or mobile display - the layout will change accordingly.

Instead of using scripts or programming, RWD uses CSS and media queries (layout instructions), fluid grids, flexible images and variable fonts. Nowadays there is less need for a separate mobile website. In addition progressive web design is used in conjunction with RWD and focusses on content, not what different browsers or devices your customers are using. Content is categorised into 3 layers, html, CSS and Javascript. Using RWD methodology, you would typically start coding for mobile first, and then add features progressively.


Plus Timber Wooden Boards


Create, Peel & Stick! Plus Timber have created a new way to decorate and WOW your walls. With little DIY skills, you can transform any room in your house or office with +TIMBER's easy to use stick on Wall Boards.


Independant Medical Appraisals & Revalidation


There are a number of independant medical appraisers you can go to for regulatory appraisals if you're a doctor, nurse or medical professional. A GP appraisal will cover the ‘where’ and ‘how’ as regards reflections, quality improvement, personal feedback and a unique development plan.


Relationship counselling - is your marriage on the Rocks?


Resorting to a relationship psycotherapist like Robert Cuming Therapy could save your relationship and patch up your differences. Arguing over the most trivial matters at home maybe a sign that you should seek some help from a professional. Peeling back the layers of your relationship and getting to the deep rooted problems through session discussion with a 3rd party can give a new perspective.