Getting your whole firm to make the most of social media

Most, if not all, of your staff will have social media accounts. What if you could get all of your staff to like and share your business’s social media posts? Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram and many more social media platforms are driving customer...

Getting clients to pay you on time

You’ve done the work. You’ve invoiced the client 60 days ago. You are still waiting to get paid 30 days after payment was due. It’s time to chase for payment. It’s never easy chasing clients for payment. However, this is business and you are...

Being busy versus being productive

In today’s hyper-connected business environment, it seems we are all busier than ever. Whether we are responding to emails outside of office hours or taking a call while on the way to a meeting, there is so much going on in our work lives that it’s easy to lose...

Design Thinking

When we think of designing something, most of us tend to think of an object or an end result such as a “well-designed product”. However, “Design Thinking” can be applied in business too. Design as a process Designing something tends to require...

Advisory fuel rate for company cars

These are the suggested reimbursement rates for employees’ private mileage using their company car from 1 September 2018. Where there has been a change the previous rate is shown in brackets. Engine Size Petrol Diesel LPG 1400cc or less 12p (11p) 7p 1600cc or...

Effective mid-year performance reviews

Conducting mid-year performance reviews gives managers the opportunity to check in with employees in order to ensure that their objectives, project work and general day-to-day jobs are aligned with the rest of the business. Even if your firm doesn’t have a formal...