For many business owners the next month will be hectic to say the least. Whether you are in a business that will be busy right up until Christmas Eve in a retail sense, or you want to shut down and take some time off over the holiday period, you’ll have
If you are a small business owner who has recently decided to make the brave jump to outsourcing, you might be wondering exactly what it is you need to outsource. Every company is different of course, but you should be focusing on the core business tasks that make your brand
When you own a start-up or small business it can be all consuming. You’ve created this company with your own hands, putting sweat, blood and tears into making it successful and can often find yourself completing many, or all of the administration tasks as well as the core business practice.
Holidays are difficult to book when you are a freelancer or business owner. You have all these pressures surrounding you related to your work that it is very hard to switch off. But we all do need to switch off and take a holiday from time to time. It helps
Record numbers of individuals registered their own businesses with Companies House in 2014. With the trend set to continue in 2015 it is interesting to see how the market and appetite for self employment sees no signs of abating and highlights how important it is to put in place a
Some of you might recall my post back in May about getting shortlisted for the City of Liverpool Business Awards organised by Downtown Liverpool in Business. The awards are given the most innovative, entrepreneurial and successful businesses from across the city region. Well, the awards gala dinner was on Thursday and
Just over a year ago, Michelle and I went to Downtown Liverpool in Business (DLIB) Sexy Networking Event. It was their 8th Birthday and the night they announced the shortlist for the City of Liverpool Business Awards 2012 supported by Liverpool Vision. There are eleven awards in all presented to
Many people may think that hiring a virtual team is risky. Can everyone really work together productively towards the end goal without meeting or being in the same location? As Virtual Assistants, it’s a question many of our potential clients ask. Managing a virtual team is no different than managing