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Why are so many businesses choosing to outsource their IT support?

The IT department is a much beloved part of office life and one that has even been the inspiration for a popular TV series. However, take a tour of half a dozen companies in your city, and you will soon notice that this is one department that is rapidly becoming an endangered species. As technology has evolved and become a cornerstone of every organisation, so has the way in which it is managed. Increasingly,...

How to save money with your car to make vehicle ownership more affordable

The cost of owning a vehicle and keeping it on the road comes as a shock to new drivers. Older vehicles break down frequently and can end up costing more than a much newer one that’s in good condition. This is a lesson that new owners take on-board over time by listening to friends about their experiences. It quickly becomes clear that the cost of motoring has to be managed well to keep it affordable. Here...

Are you happy with your work life balance?

Job satisfaction depends how content you are in your job. The happier you are within your job, the more satisfied you will be in your private life. Job satisfaction is not the same as motivation, although it is clearly linked. Finding the right job design will enhance your job satisfaction, performance and pay. With the current economy leaving employees worried about job security and possible redundancies,...

Popular Jobs For Students

If you’re a college or university student you’ll probably want to earn some money this summer. Many parents are probably struggling to support you as it is so perhaps it is time to start earning a little money of your own. First – Decide whether you need flexible or full-time hours during the holiday. Second – Decide your earnings goal for this summer. Third – Establish whether...

The blame culture in the UK, is your business covered?

If you have been in business for a long time, or have just recently started up a business of your own, then you’ll find that among the myriad of things that require sorting on an hourly, daily, weekly or monthly basis, you will no doubt have had to pay a little time and attention to sorting out your levels of business insurance. For the most part, this means trying to find the cheapest level of public liability...

How technology can steer the success of your business

Technology has vastly changed the way we shop, providing us with more and more options for how we purchase goods. With new technology being released continuously, the challenge for retailers is learning to adapt and cater to the desire for an easier and more convenient shopping experience. While this may require extra funds, which can be obtained in several ways such as business loans or a merchant cash advance,...