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Five things every business owner should know about their energy bills

It’s been well documented, particularly in recent weeks, that energy bills keep going up. The media is often full of information on the impact to domestic properties and advice on what consumers should be doing to lower their bills, but the impact to UK businesses is much less well understood. Business owners and decision makers also need to know that the amount they pay for energy usage is a cost that they...

Business And Personal Car Leasing – Cars and Reviews

If you are involved in sourcing and providing suitable vehicles for your business then you will be very aware of the work, the headaches and the costs involved. These days, business car leasing presents a realistic alternative option that can save you money, reduce your workload and alleviate your transport-related headaches. Financial Planning & Forcasting Your Vehicles Having a fixed monthly payment for...

Insurance For Business – Are you covered?

It’s hard to go about modern day life without needing some form of insurance cover. How many insurance products do you have? One area which often gets overlooked is certain business insurance policies. If you own a business or are self employed, you really might need some of the cover that is available to you these days. You’ve seen the TV adverts trying to convince us that: “Where there’s...

Take Your Complaints to the Next Level: Use Social Media

Don’t Use The Phone To Complain! “Your call is important to us. Please hold until the next available representative can take your call.” Sound familiar? Those two sentences are as annoying to some people as fingernails on a chalk board. Instead of calling customer service, disgruntled customers are now fighting their battles on the social media front. Facebook and Twitter are the major players...

How much do you rely on Software?

In most forms of work, certain pieces of software can prove absolutely vital. They provide an important link in productivity and without them businesses would not be able to work. As such, it helps to know how to protect yourself against any risks involved with such software. It helps to understand how software works from a legal standpoint, and how risk to your productivity can then be mitigated by escrow....

Run a Small Business? Maximise Profits through Saving Energy

In 2013 it is hard enough running your own small business, what with the reduced demand across all markets, without costing yourself more money by wasting energy. If you own a retail outlet or office unit the electricity bill will be one of the most significant overheads you have to deal with so it is essential that you don’t make it bigger than it needs to be. There are a number of ways small businesses...