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It’s Not What You Say – It’s How You Use It!

Posted on Thursday, September 18th, 2014

According to OFCOM’s The Communications Market Report 2014 (August) there were 44.6 Billion Minutes of Business calls* made and received in the UK during 2013.   There are roughly an estimated 4,901,500 Companies in the UK, both Public and Private Sector, which relates to an approximate calculation of about 15,000 hours’ worth of Business telephone…

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A Key Ingredient for Success

Posted on Friday, September 12th, 2014

A Key Ingredient to Success – Goal Setting Many people feel as if they are simply drifting along and achieving little. They often work hard but let us not confuse activity with accomplishment. Other people seem to achieve more than the majority of people and have time on their hands. The main difference is how…

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Is sickness killing your business?

Posted on Thursday, September 11th, 2014

Hi I just thought I would post a quick introduction to the site.  We have recently joined the Chamber. Our Medway Healthy Workplaces Programme is open to all businesses/ workplaces within Medway.  We offer support to reduce sickness absence, which locally costs £52 million annually.  Our programme also aims to boost staff morale and engagement…

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The REAL cost of DIY IT…

Posted on Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

How much does DIY IT really cost your small business?  Let me ask you a question… How much do you spend on your IT?  Or to put it another way, how much does your IT cost your business?  You may give the same answer to both of those questions… “Nothing, we take care of it…

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10 reasons to become a landlord

Posted on Monday, September 8th, 2014

No 1 – Waiting for the market to improve You planned to sell your house to either upsize or downsize, but decide the market isn’t right for you at the moment. Why not consider letting your property short term? 6 month tenancies are common now, as are short term company lets, which Raylets can organise…

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Creditors, Take Back Control

Posted on Friday, September 5th, 2014

Creditors can feel powerless when they are left unpaid but they know that there were assets and they can’t see any way of getting hold of them. However it is worth them speaking to an Insolvency Practitioner (IP) because there are a couple of things that can be done. One of the most common investigations carried out…

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mso.net launches mso creative today

Posted on Friday, September 5th, 2014

Today (4th September 2014), we’re formally announcing the launch of mso creative, the design and branding arm of mso.  For those of you who know us we’ve always provided design expertise but mso creative allows us to offer so much more. During mso’s early years we predominantly concentrated on building a reputation as a technically…

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Back to school…

Posted on Monday, September 1st, 2014

It’s at this time of year when the schools reopen, the traffic gets worse and the relaxed and calm atmosphere for the past 6 weeks is now a distant memory. But what else? Well, following the Back to School theme, why not start to think about training programmes for you and your team? Why train…

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Toners 4 Schools is part of the BJW group which has been re-manufacturing inks and toners for the past 18 years in Boxley, Kent. I’ll explain re-manufacturing, it is where we take an original cartridge, strip it back to its main components, de-ironize the cartridge then re-build the cartridge changing all wearable components, and the…

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5 Myths About Mobile Apps For Small Businesses

Posted on Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

A recent study showed that more than half of small businesses don’t even have a website, much less a mobile app. But what’s holding small businesses back from going mobile? Experts say it can be a combination of factors that can be easily avoided. We’ve detailed five of the biggest myths that might be holding…

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