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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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PCL recently joined

Posted on Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

    For many years coming from a business background of all levels ,stock management ,distribution, systems development etc I have learnt that whilst bookkeeping and accountants are a necessary evil, prevention is the cure – so if you are an established business or a start up I will not give you a 20 page…

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Time is now for Kentrepreneurs!

Posted on Thursday, August 14th, 2014

Having travelled all over Kent and meeting business owners Kent-wide the conclusion is there is a LOT happening business wise. So much so I am keen to chat with start-up and established Kentrepreneurs and find out what you’d love to know more about to take your idea or your business up to a whole new…

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Creativity at work can often be misunderstood, we are not (just) talking here about doodling when it is quiet or whilst awaiting a client – creativity can also mean thinking in a more abstract way to allow you to think of new ideas and ways to solve problems. In business and definitely in government, we…

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Summer Holidays

Posted on Thursday, August 14th, 2014

Every year many business owners come across a challenge – Summer Holidays; Should they have one? Can they have one? What will happen to the business if they are not there? Even with those business owners who do actually take a break, many will still have access to their phones and tablets so they can stay…

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In about 2010 fancy image sliders started appearing on websites. They looked fantastic — I wanted one for www.hobbsparker.co.uk. So I set to, hacked some code from codecanyon.net (this is a brilliant resource for all things web), fought with something called jQuery for a few hours, and launched a new website with fancy image sliders…

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8 Profit Strategies and Mistakes Podcast: Andrew Priestley

Posted on Thursday, August 7th, 2014

If you are intending to go to the B2B in Canterbury on September 11, I will be the breakfast speaker. Click here to listen to my podcast on 8 profit strategies. Enjoy! You can email me an andrew@andrewpriestley.com or phone 07879 330060. You can find the #1 ranking book Don’t Start Yet on Amazon Kindle….

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Bully your IP!

Posted on Thursday, August 7th, 2014

IPs act for everyone in an insolvency process, which means that they can appear to be answerable to no-one.  However there are ways of making your wishes felt and ensuring that the IP pursues all sensible options. In the recent case of Hockin v Marsden, a company had a potential mis-selling claim against its Bank…

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