Run Your Construction Business Effectively with Accurate Documentation

In the construction business, the most effective step that you can take to protect your company and the payments you expect to receive is the use of accurate documentation. It’s crucial that you have everything in writing before you commence a project and that you obtain change orders before additional or different work is performed for a client. Make sure that all documentation is signed by the client and that you provide them with a copy before your crews begin working on the project. (more…)

Cost of setting up a garden office

In order to assess the cost of setting up an impressive garden office, let us take into account a small one man office that measures approximately 2.2m X 2.2 m. Also, a great office needs to be equipped with proper insulation, has doors and windows that are made of good quality material, and is well illuminated with properly placed lights. If you are planning to set up a garden office for this kind of a set up, you will have to roughly shell out £6,000 (this was the cost that was estimated as per rates obtained in the year 2014). This figure mentioned in the aforesaid line also includes VAT. (more…)

What You Should Know about the Factors which Affect the Cost of Your Move

Moving to a new location will always entail a certain amount of expense – whether you are doing it yourself and are simply hiring a van, or relying on the services of a professional removal company. But if you are planning to enlist the services of a removal firm which is fully qualified to undertake your moving project from beginning to end, you should be prepared to shell out a good amount. (more…)

Enhancing your Existing Storage Capacity

The traditional warehouse combines a mixture of bulk storage and pallet racks. The former is ideal for facilities that have to deal with large quantities of goods both arriving and departing on a regular basis, as these can be stored in the original containers on the warehouse floor. For items that don’t sell as quickly, these can be moved onto to the pallet racks where they can be stored out of the way of employees until they’re needed. Eventually, though, many businesses find themselves in a situation where sales slow down and they start to become space constrained. (more…)

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. (more…)

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. (more…)

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. (more…)