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The spiralling cost of doing business in the UK

17 Sep 2017 | Written by: stevengodfrey

The British Chambers of Commerce has said that action must be taken to prevent further rises to the cost of doing business in the UK. The Independent and The Times report how the cost of pensions auto-enrolment, the National Living Wage and the Apprenticeship Levy now mean UK organisations face “unsustainable costs” – read the […]

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Top 5 common problems with commercial energy suppliers

08 Sep 2017 | Written by: jenni

We hear a lot about the terrors of the home energy market – erroneous transfers, poor customer service, overcharging and so on – and it is tempting the believe that business to business sales will be far more professional. Unfortunately, it would seem to be the case that many of the issues facing domestic customers […]

How to keep track of what to purchase for the office…or what to purchase in the first place? Simple steps

08 Sep 2017 | Written by: jenni

No two offices are identical, but they all have one thing in common – they need supplies. From paperclips to photocopiers the list of office supplies you need can be overwhelming. Creating a stock list takes some time but should save you time in the long run. Make a list The first thing to do […]

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How do I know my telecoms provider cares about my business?

08 Sep 2017 | Written by: jenni

It’s nice to be known as a caring company, but ultimately if you want to stay in business you need to strike a balance between selling your product and servicing your clients well so that they stay loyal. The problem with some telecoms companies is that they care more about their profits than your custom. […]

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With the changes in the water market which launched in April 2017 -what does this mean for businesses?

07 Sep 2017 | Written by: jenni

Water and sewage services are now deregulated for all business customers which means your business can buy their water from whoever is offering the best deal – just like you can with electricity and gas. In theory, this should mean that 1.2million businesses should be able to benefit from reduced water bills but there’s more […]

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What is the residential care sector doing to bridge the current funding gap?

16 Aug 2017 | Written by: jenni

With many local authorities facing budgetary cuts, and an unclear future regarding the political landscape, especially with a looming Brexit, authorities are left with no option but to revert to more commercial thinking and initiatives when it comes to the funding of residential care. Capitalising on business growth In a conference in July held by […]

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What a CEO looks for from a procurement team

16 Aug 2017 | Written by: jenni

While there have been many changes over the years when it has come to the basic objectives of procurement and supply chain, the one thing that remains constant is to provide the organisation with costs that are competitive, a quality that is unfailing and delivery that is on time. Procurement however also adds values in other ways, such as […]

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The Impact of Brexit on Hospitality

16 Aug 2017 | Written by: jenni

There has been plenty of talk and many views aired with regards to Brexit and what it means for the food and hospitality industries. Amongst these articles and their various findings what stood out was a study conducted by William Reed. Potential Brexit issues The study revealed that if Brexit wiped out 20% from the […]

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The benefits of Fleet Outsourcing

15 Aug 2017 | Written by: jenni

Reduction in costs via outsourcing is a tempting option for many, but what many business owners don’t realise is that the savings aren’t just limited to the short term. With thorough analysis of your business needs both now and into the future completed before you sign any fleet management contract, you could reap the short, […]

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Are you ready for General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) in 2018?

05 Aug 2017 | Written by: paulfoster

GDPR is undoubtedly strict, but not impossible and the fines for failure are large! So, what is changing? Fines for non-compliance are increasing significantly and will will reach an upper limit of €20 million or 4% or annual global turnover – whichever is higher. For example, the fine for TalkTalk’s data breach would have been […]

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