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3 questions businesses needed answering from Theresa May's 12 point Brexit plan

Business had three big questions that needed answering from May's Brexit speech today: some answers were given, but plenty more were raised. Firstly, what is the UK government’s position on remaining...
Matt Griffith
Matt Griffith
Posted on: 17.01.17
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Optimising for mobile search in 2017
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Developments for mobile browsing are coming thick and fast, and digital marketers have to run to keep up; these are our top tips for the future of mobile SEO.
Jon Payne
Jon Payne
Posted on: 10.01.17
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China's freight train to UK - what goods could your business send back on its return journey?

China Railway has launched a new service to the UK, this is the perfect way to get your goods to the Chinese market whose export economy was valued at $2.27 trillion in 2015.
James Monk
James Monk
Posted on: 06.01.17
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Boosting brand value with a developed CSR policy

The power non-financial data has to influence the long term success of an organisation cannot be underestimated. In the age of big data, businesses are increasingly looking at how they can harness...
Joe  Jones
Joe Jones
Posted on: 06.01.17
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Five ways to attract new customers (that needn’t cost the earth)

Finding new customers can be costly in terms of both time and money, here are five ways to attract new customers that needn't cost the earth.
Lizzie Plumb
Lizzie Plumb
Posted on: 02.12.16
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9 ways to think differently about growing your business

There are 1,001 ways to grow your business, so to make your life easier we've highlighted some of the best ways to boost your bottom line.
Andre Ofomah
Andre Ofomah
Posted on: 02.12.16
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Is doing business face to face still important?

In the age of the internet it is it still important that people meet face-to-face to do business? Lots of people shop at Amazon and other online retailers, who are faceless, but they still buy, in...
Alison Edgar
Alison Edgar
Posted on: 07.06.16
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The Mobile Search Boom - How to grow your business with paid search and click-to-call

Mobile traffic has the potential to transform any business that relies on phone calls from prospects. By optimising your website and ads for mobile, paid search and click-to-call can give you a huge...
Graham Cox
Graham Cox
Posted on: 05.05.16
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Business funding: Where to go when the banks say 'no'

Raising funds can be a major challenge for business owners, so we've created a list of alternative finance options that are available in the marketplace.
Philip Brennan
Philip Brennan
Posted on: 11.04.16
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