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christmas chaos

How can your business survive the chaos of Christmas?

The holidays are indeed on their way! With only a week to go before Christmas and the New Year, it’s definitely the right time to make sure you and your business are as prepared as possible. Over the next month or so, you’ll face staffing issues, shortages, delays from suppliers, poor weather, reduced footfall and …

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business purpose

Does what you do have a purpose?

The obvious answer is YES! (Would you be doing it if the answer was no?) Your unique skills and experience will be adding enormous value to your business, your clients, their business, the economy and so on. You certainly do have a purpose! Perhaps you’re: Supporting their next phase of business growth Introducing their business …

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Could Bookkeeping support SAVE your summer?

We’re about to enter one of the hardest periods of time for working parents. The summer holidays. Did you hear that collective sigh too?! We certainly did! Even if you’re not a parent yourself, you’ll likely find that operations slow down for childcare, holidays and seasonal fatigue over the next couple of months. If we …

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Working from home

Is Working From Home More Productive?

With the coronavirus crisis having driven employees out of their workplaces and into their homes, questions surrounding productivity have continued to be at the forefront of every manager’s mind. So, is working from home more productive? Truthfully, there isn’t a right answer here as productivity can increase or decrease depending on working circumstances. But, with …

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How to Manage a Remote Employee with Adjustment Issues

Much like working from the office, there isn’t a one-size-fits-all approach for employees that work remotely. Remote employees should have a management plan tailored around their unique skills and personality. But for managers in the Covid-19 era, new challenges have presented themselves in how to manage a remote employee with adjustment issues. Within the office …

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Tips for Managing Remote Employees During the Coronavirus Pandemic

The Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic has totally rewritten the rulebook for businesses across the world. Now, it’s imperative that businesses find a way to harness the technology that’s available in order to maintain their productive output with workers safely at home and managing remote employees. This is a monumental change for some businesses while others will …

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The summer break need not affect your business

They come round every year, holidays for you and your fellow team members. And for many businesses the summer break can be a stressful time, planning to manage resources while key staff are away with their families. In the old days, industrial companies used to close down completely for a holiday period, and even today you …

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Proofreading – have you checked your copy?

Despite the advent of computers, with their promised labour-saving software, there are several jobs that have not completely gone away, One of those, proofreading, has survived the onslaught of the spell checker Today, any business that is serious about how it looks and sounds, will do well to ensure that its significant documents are checked over …

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