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How to put together a robust IT disaster recovery plan

Creating an IT disaster recovery plan is an essential safety measure for any company reliant on IT systems, and let's face it, what business isn't.
Dave Blackhurst
Dave Blackhurst
EvolvIT Ltd
Posted on: 03.04.17
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Interview tips: how to spot the ideal candidate for your team

When it comes to company culture, nothing is more important than the team that’s running your business. From operational staff to CEOs, every member of a working team plays an integral role in the...
Phil White
Phil White
Novell Coffee
Posted on: 27.03.17
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Get your business noticed on social media with these 5 tips

These five tips will transform your social media presence from predictable bore to viral maestro.
Posted on: 23.03.17
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5 cheap and easy ways to design an office your staff will love

Designing a corporate space has often been thought of as a simple affair: buy a bunch of grey desks, the cheapest office chairs, and a few computers, and organise them in the most economical way...
Suhayl Laher
Suhayl Laher
Tiles Direct
Posted on: 23.03.17
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How to make the most of working with a creative agency

While the majority of start-ups attempt to DIY every aspect of their business to reduce costs, it can be beneficial to invest in outsourcing your creative work to an agency.
Posted on: 21.03.17
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Budget u-turn good news for UK entrepreneurs

A week after the budget announcement Theresa May has done a u-turn on one of the key points, a rise in Class 4 NIC targeting the self employed with higher tax rates.
Posted on: 16.03.17
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Essential start-up advice from inspiring female entrepreneur Rebecca Jones

From an enterprise mindset to being stretchy, not flexible, here are four essential tips for entrepreneurs.
Posted on: 10.03.17
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Entrepreneur launches business to help chronic pain sufferers

On the surface London-based account manager Jody Dennett had it all. A successful career at one of the UK’s leading marketing agencies, an active social life and a place of her own in an area that...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 07.03.17
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Stop and think before you launch your start-up! Is your business idea viable?

Before you start setting up and launching your business, take a moment to research whether your business idea is viable.
Posted on: 02.03.17
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