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Moving Your Business – Are You Making the Right Decisions

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Moving a business from one location to another entails a lot of decision making and it’s essential to make sure the decisions you make are indeed the right ones for your business and your employees. While many aspects of relocating to a new office space entail using your common sense, many others entail a great deal of research and decision making, including choosing the right location to move to and the right business moving team to help you get there. In this article, we look at moving to a new office space and the decisions that need to be made to get there with minimal fuss and bother. Here are a few tips to help you make the right decisions. Hire the Right Moving Team The right support for your upcoming office relocation is of the utmost importance as having the right people to h
3 Reasons why your Company should Switch to Application Whitelisting

3 Reasons why your Company should Switch to Application Whitelisting

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Computer viruses have developed alongside IT, and using the digital highway to move around, a piece of malware can effectively destroy all files or cause major disruption, at the very least. We are all aware of the importance of anti-virus software, and indeed would already be using a particular program to protect the company’s data, yet the traditional blacklisting programs take up a lot of the computer’s resources, as it must check every file, to see if any are on the blacklist. Whitelisting is a different approach, and if you are wondering why anyone would make the change, here are just a few of the benefits whitelisting can offer a business. Free Up your IT Resources – Blacklisting involves creating a list of code that is known to be malicious, which is called the virus defini

Purchasing Land to Subdivide – A Few Tips

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It seems so simple – buy a large plot of land, split it in two or three plots and sell them for a profit. While it may seem so easy and free of risk, if that were actually the case everyone would be doing it and there would be no large blocks of land to snap up as the owners wouldn’t see the benefits in selling it before subdividing, would they? Yes, many people turn a tidy profit by purchasing land to subdivide but there are many things that you will need to take into consideration if you’re to succeed at making a profit. In addition to making great use of the services of Horizon subdivision surveyors, a service that you just can’t do without, you will also need to focus on the following. Adequate Land Size Generally speaking, in Australia you need to purchase a block of land that’

Why I’m delighted I chose a local SEO company in Cheshire

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I’m a blogger and content creator, but realised I needed more traffic, visitors and readers to my blog. I’d read about Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) and even saw some really cheap, competitive rates for SEO work on sites like Fiverr and Upwork, so I nearly - very nearly - hired them. But I didn’t, I chose a local SEO company in Cheshire - despite by friends warning me it would cost more - and I’m delighted that I did do. Here’s why. I feel more reassured At the end of day, whether you’re a blogger, businessman or entrepreneur, it’s true that “you can’t put a price on peace of mind”. Before I chose a local SEO company in Cheshire, I’d enquired with remote SEO companies (often in India, Philippines and other distant countries) that advertise on freelance and ‘gig economy’ websites.
How to Ensure you Hire the Right People

How to Ensure you Hire the Right People

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If you are a business owner, you will already be aware how easy it is to hire someone, only to find out at a later date, that they do not match up the image they so cleverly portrayed at the interview. The truth may have been bent a little, and in their eagerness to land the job, certain details about their history have been conveniently omitted, and the end result is not agreeable to either the employer or the employee. Background Checks It is very important to carry out certain checks when thinking of hiring a new staff member, and there are discreet, online agencies that can undertake this on your behalf. If you require DBS checking services, a simple online search will direct you to a registered agency that can carry out a number of checks, and with a tailored package, you only pay...
What is a Bid Letter and what is it used for?

What is a Bid Letter and what is it used for?

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A bid letter acts as a method of communication between a business and an independent contractor, dealer, or freelance worker. The bid letter will outline all the products or services that the contractor, dealer or freelancer are able to deliver, and also what the costs of those services or products will be. Bid letters also often include a particular date or time period for completion. Should a company wish for a third party to perform specific tasks or provide certain products, usually it will distinctly identify the services or products which are requested. Next, the company will then put out a desire for proposals and interested contractors, dealers or freelancers will then outline a bid letter in response to the proposal request. Being Prepared and Able When bid letters are outlined...

Home Improvement Tips: How to Use a Winch

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If you’re a home improvement enthusiast, you’re probably constantly looking for ways to learn more about how to use professional construction and building tools. Fortunately, the Internet is a vast pool of knowledge and DIYers such as you can learn more about home improvement online than you would have ever been able to without the power of the Internet. You never know when you’re going to need a winch; however, when you need one, you’re going to need to know how to use it properly. There are several ways to use a winch but using a winch incorrectly can be dangerous. Whether you’re moving something or lifting it, a winch is the tool for the job. You also might find it useful to know where you can hire a winch at an affordable cost if you ever find yourself in a situation that requires a

Bench Desks Enhance the Modern Office Design

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With today’s open floor plans in offices, bench desking is also trending. In fact this type of office furniture is taking over offices in the UK. The term bench desking, itself, refers to a seating practice where employees sit in groups, with two, four, six, or more people at a desk. The recession-proof furniture, in turn, is much more economical than using the older and bulkier desks of the nineties. Bench desks also utilise space better. Improved Communications When bench desking is featured in an office, communication is improved as well as employee performance. Not only is discourse enhanced within teams, but discussions increase across team members too. As a result, you will see departmental managers, including CEOs, working amongst employees. This type of set-up makes management
A Paperless Office – The future is Here

A Paperless Office – The future is Here

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The ongoing development of technology is fast changing business practices, and with everything digitally stored, you can finally reclaim that space the many filing cabinets take up.  Business revolves around documentation and always has, but with all your important paper documents digitally scanned and securely stored, you can move into the 21st century. The Transition Process Once a company owner has decided to get with the times, they simply call in a professional company that offer scanning services. All your documentation, regardless of its origin, can be digitally scanned and saved, which eliminates the need for storing the original paper copy. The average company has many filing cabinets that are full to the brim, and every passing day sees more added to an already considerable c
How Can Effective Project Management Help You To Grow Your Business

How Can Effective Project Management Help You To Grow Your Business

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Managing every aspect of a project, from working out the budget to liaising with clients about progress reports, is one of the most crucial skills that anyone can develop. Whether the company is a local business or a multi-national corporation, things can grind to a halt if there are no effective project management strategies in place. You might be unaware of the different benefits that project management has on a business. One of the main areas that project management can help you with is growth. How can good project management help you to grow your business? You Will Be Able To Complete Projects In A Very Short Space Of Time Your clients want to see maximum results in as short a time as possible. This is only possible if you have the right kind of project management structure in pla...