Today's Growth Consultant - What Makes This Firm Different?

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There is a growing number of companies out there that act as growth consultants. Many of them have the necessary experience to help most companies get to the next level but does that mean that you can hire any company you find online? Obviously, this is incorrect.

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How to Make the Most Out of Your New Business

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It can be hard starting a business in the current economic climate, however if you have started off and your company seems to be going well, then well done you. Keep at it.

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3 Reasons To Invest In Quality Noticeboards For Your Office

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Looking to invest in noticeboards for an office or replace existing noticeboards and not sure what to opt for, whether to bother or where to turn? Give these three reasons why investing in quality noticeboards for your office is not only a good idea, but a great one a read. A Cost Effective Means of Boosting BusinessInvesting in and getting into the habit of using office noticeboards is one of the least expensive and least time consuming ways of boosting business. This is because the purpose of the humble noticeboard is to boost communication, organisation and efficiency, as echoed in the Boards Direct article: The Advantages of Having a Notice Board in [the] Office.

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Top Tips For An Effective Warehouse Relocation

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A warehouse relocation is a huge undertaking; the equipment, machinery and stock contained within them is all likely to be huge, or stored in huge amounts and this increases the odds of things going awry if proper care, planning and management is not cared out and practised. Then, to ensure your warehouse relocation avoids some of the many pitfalls involved in moving, here are five top tips. Re-asses Your Current Way of DoingThingsRelocating to a new warehouse provides an ideal reason and the perfect situation in which to fully evaluate your current way of doing things, and as well address any ways the layout of your previous warehouse perhaps negatively impacted on productivity.

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How to Create a Great Office Space

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Designing an office space in which your employees, visitors and management feel comfortable, can make a huge difference to your business. If you are going to be moving into a new office space, seek the assistance of a professional office design company who can advise you to the best office furniture to purchase and the most effective ways to organise your new space.

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Shipping Container Business Ideas

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Shipping containers can be put to a wide variety of uses, and many people have built inventive homes and business premises from them. For a small business owner searching for a place to start up their business, looking into the different types of shipping containers for sale could offer some great new business premise options. The advantages of using a shipping container for your business are numerous.

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Characteristics of Successful Innovators

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An innovator is someone who introduces new ideas, products, or services. Successful innovators possess a few specific qualities.

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How to Purchase the Right Light Truck for Your Business

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If you're nearing the end of your tax year and want to spend money in order to get a tax write-off, or if your business is struggling to move as many products as you'd like, you may be looking into purchasing one or more small trucks. For many businesses, light-duty trucks are a necessity. If you don't know much about trucks, you may think there's not much difference in the trucks on the market.

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Why Auctions are a Good Place to Buy and Sell Items

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Auctions really pull back the curtain that obscures the machinations of commerce. You see before your very eyes the demand (or lack thereof) for a particular product.

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The Fastest Route to Online Payments

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Having your own website should certainly be an ambition for any business owner, although it's not necessarily the most urgent priority, particularly in the early stages of your business. Nevertheless, you do need a way of accepting electronic payments, to give your business that sheen of professionalism which is so important to winning new customers.

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Do You Have a Small Business? Here's Why Leasing a Printer is Ideal for You

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There are many small business entrepreneurs in the UK, and most of these entrepreneurs have needs and requirements when it comes to office equipment. For instance, businesses have administrative tasks which require the use of computers, photocopiers, printers, and so on.

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Choosing the Right Company Car

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Choosing a company car can be a difficult decision. It's not always easy to find reliable advice about company cars when manufacturers or sellers make confusing claims.

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Shield Your Business From Bad Debt in 2018

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One of the main reasons that businesses fail is due to debt. The result is a drain on cash flow and liquidity for the company to trade effectively.

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GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION (GDPR) AND BUSINESS DATA

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The General Data Protection Regulation was adopted by the European Parliament on 27 April 2016. The regulation requires all businesses conducting trade within the EU member states to secure personal data for all European Union citizens. This means any company responsible for storing and processing data about EU nationalities including business data must observe the GDPR as of 25 May 2018. To give you a little more information, the GDPR is focused on giving people control of their confidential information by ensuring that individuals rights, with regard to their data, has not been violated. GDPR has the following key requirements:Individuals protected must beEU citizens/ residents. GDPR applies to firms based in the EU that are processing and controlling data. Non-EU companies responsible for managing data about EU subjects must adhere to GDPR. All EU member states must form an independent Supervisory Authority (SA) for their respective countries.

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How to Trace My ex-Tenants or Debtors

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Tracing Ex TenantsMany tenants get evicted due to nonpayment of rent. It can sometimes be down to another breach of contracts such as overcrowding or anti-social behavior.

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How Modern EPOS Systems Have Helped Businesses

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EPOS systems have come a long way in a relatively short time. Nowadays I marvel at the ease-of-use (for the staff member) modern EPOS systems provide.

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How Are AI and Machine Learning Impacting B2B Companies?

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The concept of artificial intelligence or AI refers to machines that can be programmed to think, anticipate and act like humans. Today, the area of focus has moved from developing machines capable of solving complex problems to creating AI systems that can accurately simulate the cognitive patterns of the human brain.

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All Successful Businesses are Good Listeners

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Listening is something hugely overlooked in business. People pay lip service to this seemingly passive act - almost out of politeness - without really understanding the incredible benefits to being a good listener. In a way, listening IS a passive act.

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Tips on Efficiently Reviewing Expense Reports

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Properly reviewing your company's expense reports is a vital key to fully manage your cash flow and improve your profit margins. To do this, your accounting employee has to ensure that the expenses claimed for reimbursement are in line with company policy, are accurately reflected in the report and are calculated at the correct amounts.

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5 Things to Consider Before Hiring a Plumbing Contractor

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Some homeowners tend to always have a 'DIY" approach when dealing with household issues and situations. This includes attempting to repair minor leak problems themselves, not knowing that failure to seek assistance from professional plumbers can only increase their expenses due to constant need of repair.

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4 Things to Consider When Moving Offices or Closing an Office Down

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Whether you're closing down an office or transferring to larger premises, it's all too easy to make simple mistakes. These mistakes can not only cost you money, but they can often leave your company open to legal issues.

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The Office Move: Do Away With The Hassles Of Relocation

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It's hard enough running a business that has a well established office space - where everything has its place and there's a place for everything. Adding an office relocation into the mix? The possibility of a chaotic mess is high unless you plan the move very well. First off, hire removal experts.

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Help! I Need Somebody!

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If you ask any business owner for advice on starting up, they'll tell you to get help. Get help as soon as you can.

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Choosing the Right Business Gifts

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Corporate gifts can be a bit of a minefield, as they fall into a bit of a grey area between strictly professional and a little bit personal. While you want to keep things businesslike and above board, a little thoughtfulness goes a long way - and injecting some personality into a gift will make clients, customers, suppliers and other business contacts remember and appreciate you and your company.

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Getting Out of Your Business Rut

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It's one thing when an individual gets stuck in a rut of routine, but it's something else when your entire business - along with all of the people you employ - are stuck in a rut. Being stuck in such a way is pernicious - you can't notice you're stuck until you're truly enmeshed in such a quagmire of stale routine.

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