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The start of the GFC was 10 years ago this year – Where are we now?

This year marks a historic occasion – 10 years ago we had the crisis in the subprime mortgage market in the USA, which as we all know, triggered the collapse of the worlds financial markets through into mid 2009. I was recently thinking about that GFC period after I read a new report stating that

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3 Fresh Ideas to Revamp Your Company’s Culture of Communication

Company culture is not only important since it sets the tone for the workplace and goals, but it’s also essential to mix things up. Letting it get stagnant is a surefire way to dampen creativity in the ranks, so you want to make sure that your team is always excited and engaged by prospects. Revamping

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Tactics for Updating Your Business’s Communication Tools on a Budget

As a business leader, you should always be looking for ways in which you can improve your business efficiency, while cutting down on unnecessary costs. This is what makes it so difficult when it comes time to upgrade your company’s communications tools, as many of the more modern features may seem like a waste of

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How To Maximize Business Profits By Reducing Costs

When it comes to running a successful business, the aim of the game is to maximize profits. Let’s face it, if you aren’t turning a profit then you aren’t going to be in business for very long. The obvious answer when it comes to hitting those profit goals is to increase revenue, however, selling more

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3 Tips on How To Become A Successful Entrepreneur

Becoming an entrepreneur has never been easier, yet more people than ever still end up failing to make their dreams a reality. Sadly, I still count myself in that last category of people who have yet to achieve their entrepreneurship goals, it’s not for a lack of will or work ethic though – so let’s

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How Different-Sized Businesses Benefit from Video Conferencing

Video solutions are fast changing the business landscape. They’ve effectively removed the need to travel while allowing face to face interactions to take off. Interested? Here’s how different companies are taking advantage of the ton of features and handy benefits video systems offer

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Why Having a Great Accountant is Critical When Running a Business

I’m sure I’m not alone when I say this, but I hate tax time. All the paper work, receipts, calculating profit and losses – the whole thing sends me bonkers. I’m normally pretty good when it comes to managing money and personal finances (Thank you Turbo Tax), but when it comes to making tax effective

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10 Creative Ways to Fund Your Startup

One day you’re in the shower just getting ready for work then the proverbial light bulb just goes off in your mind. Whether that eureka moment brought about an inventive new way to do things or it presented a solution to an obstacle people had to get around doing or you realized you could make

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7 Answers to the Most Frequently Asked Questions About Online Trading

Information is power. That is no less true in online trading. To make educated decisions when trading online, you’ll need to know what is right from what is wrong. Also, information will give investors reasonable expectations of success of their online trading ventures

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Standing out and getting ahead as a modern freelancer

After the 2014 recession, self employed individuals reached their highest numbers in the UK, leading to a marketplace flooded with contractors and freelancers. But while many became freelancers out of necessity, during those difficult years, digital and social changes to the modern working life have reshaped the outlook for those who are self-employed

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Is Your Business Making A Profit?

You would assume that business owners would understand the finances of their businesses intimately and know exactly how much profit (or losses) they are generating, but it’s not always the case

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Why does every company need a blog?

In the past decade just about every kind of business has benefited from the internet allowing them the unprecedented ability to sell their products and services in the online marketplace. 

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