Three creative ways to liven up your next office meeting

Do you always have the same old office meetings? You all just sit around a desk and chat. While it may be convenient to have an office meeting in an office, that isn’t the only place to have one. Even if you are restricted to the office there are still ways to make the meeting more interesting. A more thought out and interesting meeting is more likely to rev up your employees and give them the motivation they need to be their best. Continue reading Three creative ways to liven up your next office meeting

5 Ways to Maximise the Productivity of Your Small Business

As all start-ups and small businesses understand, you need to increase and maximise your productivity on a daily basis in order to remain competitive and on top of problems. When you own a small business you are responsible for keeping productive, motivated, and effective – this can be a tough task sometimes. But by increasing productivity you can maximise your profits and compete more effectively with large and small rivals. Continue reading 5 Ways to Maximise the Productivity of Your Small Business

When Torn Between Two Careers…Choose Both!

Very few people have a single-minded career focus these days. This is caused by a variety of factors, including detailed television portrayals of jobs, broad-based school curricula, and a general growth in entrepreneurism. Whatever the cause, you may find yourself at a bit of a crossroads, with two (or more!) fields in mind and a tough challenge in choosing between them. Perhaps all those years of enjoying celebrity chefs on television have spurred an interest in the culinary arts. Continue reading When Torn Between Two Careers…Choose Both!

Top Room Safety Tips for the Business Traveler

When traveling for business you will most likely be required to stay in a hotel. You will need to put your safety into consideration as your room becomes your sanctuary for the duration of your stay. The cost of the room is not always the indicator of how safe you will be. Therefore, you should observe some security measures. Continue reading Top Room Safety Tips for the Business Traveler

What’s fair rent? Find out your local market rates

Money is equivalent to a lifeline or road to a good life in today’s world. Its value and importance cannot be neglected. Surely, money is not greater than other things like family, friends, love, and happiness but without it, life may become halted. In the modern world, there are several ways to earn money. One way to earn money is through investments. Investments are way to multiply money and ensure growth of wealth. There are several investment options such as shares, property, metals, currency, commodities etc. Continue reading What’s fair rent? Find out your local market rates

How to Hold a Successful Lunchtime Meeting

Lunchtime meetings can be a fantastic way to network, strategize with your employees, and formulate plans for the future of your business. More informal, relaxed, and arguably enjoyable than liaising in the office, they’re also a great way to utilise your lunch hour without cutting into the rest of your busy working day. Continue reading How to Hold a Successful Lunchtime Meeting

Fundamentals of Business – Why Accounting Software is Important

Do accounting software packages offer you anything you can’t do yourself with an old-fashioned ledger? In a word, yes, accounting software creates a seamless workflow that you cannot achieve with manual ledgers and a calculator. Even if you have graduated to spreadsheets, you lack the continuity and auditing capacity found with a packaged accounting system. Technology enhances efficiency, and businesses can enhance their bookkeeping department with accounting software.   Continue reading Fundamentals of Business – Why Accounting Software is Important

How Can You Claim Back PPI?

There are many things that are not properly understood about payment protection insurance. The UK was hit hard by the insurance scandal that started some time ago. There are literally millions of people that were cheated by dishonestly added insurance policies. Every single person that took out a loan in the past few years has to look at the policies that were included in the signed contract. If you were not informed about the inclusion of PPI or if you were forced to get it as a condition for the main loan to be offered, you can get the money that you paid for PPI back. You can use the money for any expense or for startup financing capital. Continue reading How Can You Claim Back PPI?

Top 10 skills to add in your resume

A resume is one of the most important documents of a job seeker. It is the first and easiest way to show the employers that you are a perfect match for the company. A lot rides on what and how much you have mentioned in your CV. Everything from interview to the whole selection process starts with this one document. Continue reading Top 10 skills to add in your resume