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Always on and mobile

Mobile communications – always on, and now for longer Smart devices, wifi and super boosted networks mean you really can operate your business from almost anywhere. But familiarity can also breed contempt and the fact that we’re so used to being able to communicate pretty much whenever and wherever we are means we’re not always […]

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Domains and email addresses

Business to Business email It’s very easy to get a professional email address for your company, so there’s really no need to use your personal email address for sending business email! All you need to do is register a domain name and create an email address using our email-only hosted package.  It’s available from our […]

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Understand your customers

Know and understand your customers Take time to understand your customers and you’ll understand why they buy from you.Successful marketeers ‘anticipate and satisfy customer needs profitably’ so you’ll need to do a little bit of work to understand what makes your customers tick. Understand WHEN customers buy Depending on the nature of your business, the […]

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Contracts and other legal documents

Legal documents and contract agreement templates There’s no need to get expensive legal documents or business contracts created from scratch unless your requirements are very specialised. These contract templates and other legal documents can be downloaded online and then customised to your own requirements. Some useful freebies FREE Employment Contract Checklist FREE Preparing a Business […]

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VAT basics

VAT: input tax, output tax, and everything else you need to know Do you know your input tax from your output tax?  If not here’s the basic things you need to know about VAT, how to register for VAT, charging VAT, paying or reclaiming VAT, and submitting a VAT return. Value Added Tax (VAT) and how […]

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Web design and hosting

Cost effective starter websites for small businesses Get a great looking website for a lot less than you think! We offer: Super Quick WordPress Starter websites Custom-built bespoke websites E-commerce shopping websites Super Quick WordPress Starter Website Only £250 (+ vat) Includes first year hosting and free domain registration (.co.uk or .com) Choose from 2 […]

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Online accounting package

Online Accounting and Financial Reporting software Spreadsheets are an easy way to log your income and costs but how about keeping track of overdue invoices, income that’s due, invoices coming up for payment, monitoring your financial performance, doing your tax returns, shall we go on? Your time is much better spent on managing your business […]

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Understanding cash flow forecasts

Understanding cash flow forecasts and cash flow management All about cash flow – what it is, how to forecast it, and how to manage it. You can manage your cashflow using spreadsheets but it’s much easier to use an accounting package which will do it for you. Using accounting software Most accounting software will create […]

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Running a business from home

Here’s a few simple steps on how to start and run a business from home Here’s some services you’re likely to need if you’re running your business at home Who you must tell if you want to start a home based business Tax Allowances if you’re running a home based business If you’re running a […]

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