Simply Business Advent Calendar Tip 3 - Drive down costs

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Tip 3 - Drive down costs

Despite the fact that the UK has now emerged from recession, trading conditions look set to remain tough in 2011. As a result, many businesses will be considering ways that they can reduce costs and bolster their financial position.

It is worth remembering that the ‘low-hanging fruit’ often yield valuable savings. Consider things like your utility providers. By simply switching your power company you may be able to save thousands.