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Small business benefits of employing a bookkeeper

Posted on Wednesday, August 26th, 2015

If you run a small business or are a one-man band, there often is really no need to be using an accountant to compile and file your end-of-year tax returns. Businesses of that size should usually already be employing the services of a bookkeeper. You have too much to do to be concerning yourself with…

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What Are The Secrets of Success

Posted on Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

I am sure we all have views on this subject, however If there was just a simple answer we would all be highly successful. That is quite impossible as we can each only succeed if others fail – one winner with many others losing out, some by a mile some by a whisker. Using the…

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August – a great time to recruit

Posted on Friday, August 21st, 2015

August is a great time to start recruiting for your IT team. Although traditionally thought of as a dead month for recruiting, the holiday season is actually a peak time for people to update their CV’s. According to reed.co.uk, the IT sector sees 5% more new candidates registering in August than in July, and 5% more…

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Case Studies are the best advertising for Construction

Posted on Friday, August 21st, 2015

With 20+ years Construction Sales & Marketing experience prior to setting up Front Elevation in 2011 we have read a lot of Construction related media. Perhaps with 60+ titles both in hard copy and on-line it is difficult to make your mark and the temptation is to try a bit of everything. Perhaps the very…

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Important things to check out with your letting agent

Posted on Friday, August 21st, 2015

1.    Will a dedicated person deal with my property? Unhappy Landlords often talk about phoning and speaking to a different person each time they ring and having to explain their issues over and over again. If you are using a big company, it is important that you try and establish whether there will be a…

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Top 5 reasons people look to leave their job

Posted on Thursday, August 20th, 2015

Having been in recruitment for a number of years, I have heard every excuse in the book as to why candidates can’t attend interviews or start a new role including: • My dog ate the interview letter – even though it was sent via email • I have broken my leg on the tube station…

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Top Tips For Students Receiving Their GCSE Results Tomorrow

Posted on Wednesday, August 19th, 2015

Thousands of students across the country will be receiving their GCSE results on Thursday 20th August 2015. They will discover if they have achieved the grades that they need for their next destination in life. Are you a: Careers Adviser Personal Adviser Parent/Guardian/Carer who is working with young people receiving their GCSE results tomorrow? Here…

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Confidence in small local businesses

Posted on Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

According to the Kent Director publication, the latest information from the Federation of Small Businesses reveals that small businesses are in a robust mood. It reports that confidence is up and nearly two thirds aspire to grow moderately or rapidly in the next three months. Their desire to grow can be backed up by the…

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A major mobile milestone was passed last year when digital media consumption through smartphones and tablets overtook desktop usage for the first time, and a second more business-relevant milestone is now on the horizon, writes Craig Francis, Studio Manager at Quantum PR. Since August 2014, more consumers have been accessing online media through mobile devices…

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What does commercial property management involve?

Posted on Friday, July 31st, 2015

More than you might realise! There are two core duties The collection of rent and service charges and other sums owed by the tenant to the landlord. The management of the property   Client reporting Developing a positive relationship with the landlord, understanding their objectives and establishing a frequency for reporting Collection of monies We…

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