by Jasper Martens | 23 Jul 2010
When we find an useful site and we like the people behind the service, it's obvious we want to share this with you. Sounds reasonable? Some of our tips are well established websites and some of them just started their business. Check our selection and give your opinion about the sites we mention.
by Josh Hall | 22 Jul 2010
The Distance Selling Regulations are an important set of rules applying to any business that sells goods or services at a distance – for example, by mail order, over the internet, by phone, or via digital television.
by Josh Hall | 20 Jul 2010
The leap from employment to self-employment is a big one. It can seem that you are entering uncharted waters – and many newly self-employed people feel that they are alone in their endeavours.
by Jasper Martens | 19 Jul 2010
In a follow up to our article on 7 Top Tips for a Green Office, Laura Hampton of interior landscaping group eFIG (The European Federation of Interior Landscaping Groups) explains why every office should include plants.
by Steve West | 15 Jul 2010
Who remembers Bob Hoskins proclaiming ‘It’s good to talk’? When BT launched their TV advertisement in the early 90’s most businesses relied on the telephone, good old snail mail and face-to-face meetings to communicate with their customers. Now, 20 years later, we have email, SMS and other electronic media to communicate with all and sundry but the telephone still plays a major part in today’s business world.
by Jasper Martens | 12 Jul 2010
AR Engineering Industries Ltd, based near Dartford in Kent, is an ISO9001:2008 UKAS accredited organisation offering a wide range of engineering, manufacturing and machining services to a wide cross section of industries and business sectors, in addition to end user consumers. Jasper talked with Claire Cooper, Operations director. She recently won the Business Personality of the Year at the Dartford & Gravesham Business Awards 2010. Claire explains how a complete revamp of AR Engineering Industries led to a dramatic growth of business.
by Josh Hall | 09 Jul 2010
Crisis management is a vital skill for businesses of every size. The recent BP Deepwater Horizon spill looks set to become a classic example of how not to manage a crisis – a lack of decisive action, poor media management and, above all, an inability to stop the problem have resulted in significant damage for BP.
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