Guest Blog: Using outsourcing to improve profitability

If you’re like many SME owners who has employees, you probably look at your direct employment costs every year or month-end with horror, promising yourself that you’ll need to do something about it. Alternatively, you might be a very small business owner who’s thinking of taking on an employee for the first time. Either way, it’s worth…


Guest Blog: Why outsourcing HR makes great sense

No matter how few or how many employees you have, there’s a whole host of rules and regulations you need to respect to stay on the right side of the law.  Everything from recruitment to dismissal has to be treated compliantly and in respect of the legislation that’s in place at the time.  Staying up…


Guest Blog: The Financial Implications of a Workplace Injury

    Creating and constantly maintaining a safe workplace is a quiet cost of doing business in the United Kingdom. At least business owners hope it remains that way: quiet.  The alternative – an accident that results in injuries to workers, visitors or possibly even customers – can trigger a reaction that brings a business,…


Guest Blog: Top Five tips for social media success for SMEs

    While social media began as a way to connect friends and family, it has now become the norm to find all types of businesses and industries with multiple social media accounts. As social media continues to change the way people communicate on a day-to-day basis, it has become an increasingly important tool for…


Guest Blog: Business Advantage of Remote Communication

  The blessings of this technological age are many. In a world where profits can be shy and challenges of colossal magnitude, there are ways to save money, time, and the countless other difficulties associated with travelling through the use of remote communications. If the product or service your company provides requires direct interaction with…


Guest Blog: Important Tips On Creating Effective Sales Emails

  There are many benefits of emails as a part of your marketing strategy: from instant communication with your current and prospective clients  to newsletter signups and subscriptions. A lot of managers and business owners consideremails as a straightforward way of reaching their clients, but this can be a wrong approach. Neglecting basic email communication…


Guest Blog: Helping SMEs Find Credit

No lender in the United Kingdom is obliged to offer credit to small and medium-sized businesses, but there is a glint of hope that loan services will treat SMEs better these days. The big banking institutions that have been inclined to scupper applications more often than not during the downturn in the economy set a…


Guest Blog: Private Network and PC Security

  When you have two computers or a computer and other devices, such as a printer or router connected, you have created a network. When this network is not connected through the internet, you have a private network, whether it is at home or in your small office. A private network is one of the…


Guest Blog: Practices which were found best for employee surveys

  Employee motivation is the key to professional success. It differentiates corporations that thrive from those that struggle to survive. A motivated workforce automatically offers superior services and products. This ultimately leads to increased customer satisfaction and greater sales performance. Furthermore, involvement in an employee survey is a direct result of how well the overall…


Guest Blog: What to Consider When Developing A Unified Communications Strategy

  As businesses look for new ways to improve their performance, unified communications are becoming an increasingly popular choice for streamlining both internal and external communication. When making the decision to implement unified communications, also known as UC, in your business there are a number of factors which should be taken into consideration. The following…