Category Archives: Hints & Tips

Oct 2017

Top Business Tips By Legendary Entrepreneur, Gordon Ramsay

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Despite his fierce nature and love of swearing, charismatic Gordon Ramsay is one of the world’s most renowned chefs and TV personalities. He’s hosted well known shows such as MasterChef and Hell’s Kitchen and earned his restaurants several Michelin stars over the years. He’s also written numerous books and established his own charity with his …

Sep 2017

What would £20k do for your business this Christmas?

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The last quarter of the year is a hugely profitable time for lots of business owners. In 2016, UK Christmas spending hit a record of £77.56bn, with 75% of these sales estimated to have been made on the high street (Real Business). In order to achieve their business plans, lots of owners turn to alternative …

Jun 2017

3 Major Challenges Faced by Business Owners

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SMEs face a lot of challenges in the current market and it takes much determination and patience to ensure that they succeed. Below we address three of the biggest challenges you might come across. Money Problems The main problem cited as the reason for the failure of a small business is issues with cash flow. It’s …

Oct 2016

Make the Most of Halloween 2016

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It’s nearly that time of year again when you can expect a knock on the door from a few of your neighbours disguised as little monsters or ghouls. Yep, it’s Halloween. Up until quite recently, Halloween wasn’t regarded as anything major by us Brits. It was merely a chance to dress the kids up as …

Sep 2016

5 Online Tools That Will Streamline Your Business and Save You Precious Time

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Running a business can be difficult, but luckily more and more tools are being created to help busy owners out. The below systems will not only save you time, but they’ll also make you more efficient and organised. Dropbox Dropbox is a great cloud based tool which enables you to access all your important files …

Aug 2016

Bad Review? Don’t Panic

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People are starting to rely on reviews more and more, It’s all good and well hearing from a company that their product is the best in the world, but only a person with an unbiased opinion can tell me what I really need to know, is it? And will I be glad I’ve spent my …

Jun 2016

5 Ways to Keep Your Business Safe Online


The online world is a great place full of information, tips and guidance, but it also has a dark side. People are able to hide their identities and sometimes take advantage of this by carrying out criminal acts which they know will be difficult to trace back. Everyone should take precautions to be safe when …

Jun 2016

Keeping Your Body Fit Can Also Stimulate the Mind, Here’s How

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Exercise, to many, seems like a chore. Who wants to get up an hour early to go swimming before work, or who wants to say no to a drink with friends and instead go for a run? Not many people. But, as we all know, it has so many benefits and that’s why it should …

Jun 2016

The Euros Are Here, Is Your Hospitality Business Ready?

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Football fans, you’ll be pleased to know the Euros are just around the corner. The initial play off’s will be an exciting time for many people in the UK, so if you own a pub, bar or restaurant business why not take this opportunity to get involved! Here’s an interesting statistic for you, football tournaments …

May 2016

6 Brain Foods to Keep You Going During a Busy Day at Work

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Whether you work in an office or have a hands on job, we all experience tiredness and a lack of motivation at some point- usually after a big lunch! Here are some of the best foods that will give you the energy to keep on going throughout a busy day at work. Wholegrains Wholegrains are …