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Could you do with an Extra Pair of Hands?

When I last met Paul Forrest, he was struggling to see the wood for the trees 😉 Wondering how he could get some great business exposure for a few hundred quid… I helped him see the light and suggested he … Continue reading Could you do with an Extra Pair of Hands?

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Tender Winning Testimonial

James Freeman, CEO of Reading Buses, explains how Winning Tenders has helped his company Our proven track record in Winning Tenders Over the past few years, we have helped many of our clients win tenders with both public sector and … Continue reading Tender Winning Testimonial

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Small business accountant in Iver, near Slough

Do you see your accountant as a necessary evil? Or a professional asset, adding real value to your business by working closely with you to help you to achieve your goals? That’s how Gareth Davies introduces his accountancy practice Keen … Continue reading Small business accountant in Iver, near Slough

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In need of a ‘finance person’?

Hats off to Tracey Giblin for making the most of the opportunities I have presented her with to promote her business… Tracey joined us for last month’s Slow Business Networking event where we shot this video… book yourself in for … Continue reading In need of a ‘finance person’?

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Faulty equipment can really take the biscuit

A Few years back I was asked to assist a company with identification of its risks. The company employed nearly 400 loyal workers. The Managing Director was respected by all. His Grandfather founded the company over a hundred years ago. … Continue reading Faulty equipment can really take the biscuit

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When the chips are down, what will security cost you?

We have recently seen several businesses seriously affected by flooding or blocked access. St Mark’s Square in Venice floods regularly. I have had the pleasure of walking across chairs to reach St Mark’s. Planks and chairs are one solution but … Continue reading When the chips are down, what will security cost you?

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Sometimes one size doesn’t fit all

A design engineering student who I know well, recently posted his dilemma on Facebook. He was challenged to analyse several design schematics and report upon how best to improve documentation and reconstruct an original from the drawings. The problem was … Continue reading Sometimes one size doesn’t fit all

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Who’s really interested in what you have to say?

CEOs, Sales & Marketing Directors across the nation would love to know who is reading their articles on the web… who’s leaving the tracks in the ground? Well if you work with us then that’s exactly what you’ll get to … Continue reading Who’s really interested in what you have to say?

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Setting up your business Macedonia

On Tuesday I joined the Prime Minister of Macedonia, other ministers and those interested in setting up business in Macedonia for a morning’s presentation followed by lunch at The Four Seasons, Hyde Park, London. Although I didn’t capture Nikola Gruevski, … Continue reading Setting up your business Macedonia

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Have you got a brain the size of a planet?

This comes from one of my all-time favourite radio and cult 1981 TV Sci-Fi programmes, “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy”. Any fans will instantly recognise this reference to Marvin the Paranoid Android, who claims to be roughly thirty billion … Continue reading Have you got a brain the size of a planet?

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Saying hello to strangers so you don’t have to…

Most people hate talking to strangers… they may be great inventors or amazing administrators but making contact with strangers is not their bag! But it is mine… Do you require some representation? I’m helping a few organisations at the same … Continue reading Saying hello to strangers so you don’t have to…

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Are You Exercising Your Rights as a Seller? If Not, What’s the Price You’re Paying?

When I ask most people “What are your rights as a seller?” most give me a blank expression or grunt something incomprehensible before repeating in a quizzical tone, “What are my rights as a seller? Er, good question! I’ve never … Continue reading Are You Exercising Your Rights as a Seller? If Not, What’s the Price You’re Paying?

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Are you leading or trailing the insurance broking market?

CLIENTS WANT MORE THAN JUST INSURANCE COVER Don’t miss out When Insurance Brokers offer additional business risk solutions, they lead the insurance market. Some global brokers already propose business continuity and enterprise risk solutions within their range or services and … Continue reading Are you leading or trailing the insurance broking market?