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We like to think that with all our experience of working with businesses large and small, we know a thing or two about leadership and management. Here are a few of our observations. Let us know what you think!

No-Cost Digital Strategies to Improve your Bottom Line

We’re positive your competitors are digitally savvy. And if for some reason they’re not, your customers surely are. Appealing to your target audience while standing out from the noise requires a fine-tuned digital strategy to match their online intellect. But because digital marketing is constantly evolving, it takes a proactive and integrated approach to maximise […]

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A 4-step guide to fostering trust with remote employees

For the past several weeks it’s been business as unusual for pretty much everyone. With millions working remotely, some for the first time, employees and managers alike are adjusting to our collective new normal. Technology like video conferencing software, instant messaging and real-time document editing have certainly made this transition easier, but there’s one important […]

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Inbox Zero

For some people, the idea of ZERO emails waiting for them… is bliss. In fact, there’s a whole movement called Inbox Zero. Where you aim to clear your inbox every day, by being more efficient in the way you read and process emails. The BBC did a great article on it recently: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-48271940 If you […]

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Can your IT scale as your business does?

A business that keeps on growing is every owner and manager’s dream. If your business has grown as planned over the past few years, good work. We’ve grown massively too, and it feels great, doesn’t it? However, rapid growth or even a gradual amount of growth over a period a time can bring its own […]

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A Brexit action plan for small businesses

Sorry. It’s a post about Brexit 🙄 I read that UK growth slowed sharply in the final three months of 2018, thanks to increased anxiety around Brexit. If you’re among the many business leaders worried about the impact of Brexit on your business, this article may be of interest. https://smallbusiness.co.uk/preparing-brexit-planning-2546591/ If there’s any part of […]

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Agile Working – It’s Time For The Talking To Stop

Just two or three years ago, people liked to talk about agile working – but often it was purely talk.

Now, though, it’s genuinely happening and most people who are planning a change in their workplace – whether it’s a new building, a refurbishment or a look at better utilisation of space – are focusing on agile working. So what are some of the themes that underlie true agile working

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Mind the Gap – introducing technology that works for everyone

The challenge all companies are facing is how to introduce new technology that appeals to millennial’s whilst not alienating older generations who can be wary of change. But is the gap as big as we suspect ? Probably not and surely it is in everyone’s interest to minimise that gap?
Here are some areas to consider when introducing new technology.

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Ransomware Protection – What you need to know now

‘Malware Mania’ is back with a vengeance creating havoc for organizations of all sizes and in all industries. Ransomware protection is now the top priority for any organisation. Cyber criminals have morphed their attack methods with the resurgence of. malware and encrypting ransomware to evade traditional antivirus and firewall defence. As a result, your IT […]

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