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118 118 118 118 118….why does anyone dial them from a smartphone?

11 Nov 2013 | Written by: MrOverheads aka David Powell

The adverts are innovative. They are simple and have now become part of the UK’s psyche and consciousness. Like Doctor Who or Stephen Fry. Unlike those venerable institutions, however, 118 118, if you are actually using it, is costing you a fortune. This blog is prompted (in part) as it has annoyed me for years […]

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Try sleeping with a mosquito….(Brokers vs Consultants vs Doing it yourself)

20 Apr 2012 | Written by: MrOverheads aka David Powell

Brokers vs Consultants vs Doing it yourself One of the most common questions we get asked is why should I use outsourced specialists when we can do it in-house for free or use a broker for free.  In this article I try to address some of these issues with some pro’s & con’s for each […]

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Barclaycard – Electronic Transaction Fee – 3p

04 Nov 2011 | Written by: MrOverheads aka David Powell

Doing an audit of a clients Merchant Card Fee statements this week, we noticed a new charge that appeared from July this year.  The charge appeared as “Electronic Transaction Fee” at a rate of 3p for every transaction that the retailer accepted on credit or debit card. On calling Barclaycard to determine what this new […]

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If it’s the same as last month it must be right – think again! (To the tune of £210k refunded)

24 Oct 2011 | Written by: MrOverheads aka David Powell

A question for all those responsible for the payment of an organisations energy invoices: Are you sure that you are only paying for the energy that you consume? The reason I’m highlighting this is because we recently discovered that a new client of ours had been paying 900% over their actual consumption level for over […]

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BT Unlimited Calls, Landline & Broadband for only £1.35 per day

13 Jul 2011 | Written by: MrOverheads aka David Powell

BT’s latest offer came through our door this morning (though it’s been around for a while now). It looks like a great offer giving your business Unlimited Calls, Broadband and the Line Rental included for just £1.35 per day. However if you read the small print and know what the BT terminology means the offer […]

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7 days & 7 Tips for saving the small costs – Small Leaks can Sink a Big Ship

07 Jun 2011 | Written by: MrOverheads aka David Powell

  By now most companies will have cut the large costs i.e. new projects, staff etc that they needed to do to get them through the recession. Managing Directors, Finance Directors and Owner Managers are now gearing themselves up for the recovery and although they’ll, of course, have a keen eye on the costs their […]

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March 2014 – Business & Networking Events in Leeds

01 Jan 2007 | Written by: MrOverheads aka David Powell

Click the following link for a pdf of this month’s business and networking events in Leeds   Click here: March 2014 Business & Networking Events in Leeds To receive direct notification of publication of this by email, please send a request to carrwood@auditel.co.uk with the subject “Business Events” j    

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October 13 Business Networking Events in Leeds

01 Jan 2007 | Written by: MrOverheads aka David Powell

Click the following link for a pdf of this month’s business and networking events in Leeds   Click here for: October 13 Business Events   To receive direct notification of publication of this by email, please send a request to carrwood@auditel.co.uk with the subject “Business Events”

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