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Employment Allowance Changes

Employment Allowance Changes

Are you aware of the employment allowance changes?  Most employers have been entitled to a deduction from their Class 1 NI bill currently worth £3,000 annually. Some businesses will lose their entitlement to the employment allowance (EA).There will also be general changes to the way that the EA works. Will your business be affected, and […]

Building Business Relationships

Building Business Relationships

Business Relationships Developing healthy business relationships helps you to increase your sales, meet people with new ideas and create a profile for your firm. It does not matter what type of business you are in; constructing better business relationships with clients and contacts takes time. Here are some useful tips for building better relationships. Set […]

First Impressions Count!

You only have one chance to make a good first impression. Here are a few tips to help you to make a good first impression with new clients, contacts and during business meetings. Focus Being known as a ‘natural’ at interpersonal communication is not just a gift that a select few enjoy. We can all […]

Business Continuity Planning

Planning for the worst case scenario. Most business owners and managers are generally too concerned with how things are going today, to worry about how the business would function in the event of disaster tomorrow. Although the day-to-day operation of the firm is undoubtedly important, businesses must also focus their attention on how to manage […]

Employee Retention Strategies.

  Good staff are the lifeblood of any business and in today’s challenging economic times, businesses need to hold on to talented employees. With increasing pressure to reduce costs, implement salary cuts and reduce other costs such as staff benefits and incentives, your staff may decide to have a look around for other opportunities. The […]

Motivating Your Team.

Learning how to manage a team effectively is one of the most difficult skills any manager has to develop. Keeping your team motivated, enthused and focused on the firm’s goals is critical to the success of your business, but how do you do that exactly? Here are a few tips to help you motivate your […]