Friday, 24 September 2010
Wednesday, 22 September 2010
Monday, 20 September 2010
Many business owners see the rent details, but do not consider the additional upfront costs such as Stamp Duty Land Tax, searches, land registry fee, legal fees, change of use planning fees, survey costs and rent deposits.
The Chartered Institute of Marketing offers a range of advice, guidance and free documents to help you plan your next effective marketing activity.
Their Marketing Planning Toolkit is a great example of the free support available.
At A1 we help business owners implement and project manage their marketing plans. If we can help, then please call us on 01865 378559.
Saturday, 18 September 2010
Mark Dixon, CEO of Regus, the world’s leading global provider of innovative workspace solutions has put together five essential tips for any budding entrepreneur and small business owner on how to maximize their long-term success, stand out from the crowd and minimise potential financial risks in 2010.
1. Focus on what you do best and outsource the rest
2. Project a professional image on par with your services
3. Spend wisely
4. Grow wisely
5. Network, Network, Network
To see the full article go to the bytestart web site
Friday, 17 September 2010
Wednesday, 15 September 2010
As from 1 October 2010, the hourly adult rate will go up from £5.80 to £5.93.
There are new rates for workers aged 21, for 18-20 year olds and for 16-17 year olds. An apprentice minimum wage of £2.50 per hour is also to be introduced.
Sunday, 12 September 2010
At the moment employers can force employees to retire once they reach the age of 65 whatever their circumstances and without paying any compensation
Friday, 10 September 2010
There are real business benefits to taking on apprentices, whilst funding exists to support your investment. For more details why not take a look at the web site
Monday, 6 September 2010
It is the HSE’s "strong" recommendation that first aiders are to refresh their first aid knowledge on an annual basis. So this comprehensive guide to First Aid DVD can easily support this requirement.
The introductory price is only £49.99.For more information, a trailer and to buy now, please see www.firstaiddvd.co.uk
Evaluation copies and free prize draws are now available on the web site.