Category "Business"

Improving Customer Surveys: Do They Really Help?

- - Business
Everywhere you turn, there's some type of customer survey that companies want you to take. It doesn't matter whether you've just stopped at your local fast-food restaurant, or whether you've paid a bill over the phone, you just can't seem to escape the obligatory customer survey. They attempt to draw you in with promises of winning some type of prize or a free meal for answering a few, simple questions, or they promise that your next experience is sure to be better if you just stop to tell the company Read more [...]

Your Duty as a Small Business-owner: The Importance of Health and Safety

- - Business
The prevailing level of sentiment among SME’s in the UK remains extremely positive at present, having fully rebounded from the impact of long-term recession and sluggish recovery. With more than two-thirds of independent ventures anticipating that they will recruit additional members of staff in 2014, there is ample evidence to suggest that the economy will continue its growth for the foreseeable future. This level of expansion brings considerable responsibility, however, as entrepreneurs must Read more [...]

Software Packages that can Transform your Business

- - Business, Innovation
All businesses are constantly looking for ways to improve customer retention, increase the spending their customers make and increase referrals for new customers. Knowing how to achieve this can be difficult. There are ways in which you could attempt to do this yourself such as promotions, loyalty rewards or high quality advertising campaigns to name a few methods. But you should know that there is now a much easier and more straightforward way to do this. Technology has aided businesses massively Read more [...]

Hire Someone Else to Handle the Details While You Run Your Business

- - Business
So many people have moved from traditional careers to starting their own ebusinesses after leaving a traditional career. But while they may have the best products and the best business model, setting up an ecommerce site may be alien territory to them. A good website is the logical starting point for a successful ebusiness. What to include on your site is not always that clear-cut, though. As with all things business-related, first impressions count. A clean easy-to-use format is essential. Read more [...]

Your Guide to Setting Up a Recruitment Agency

- - Business
You’ve dreamed of owning your own company for a few years now; if you have ample experience in the business perhaps it’s time you founded your own company and began your trek toward financial freedom. Let’s take a look at the guidelines you should use to determine if this is the right time for you to make your debut into the corporate world.   Get All the Experience That You Can Knowing the ins and outs of your business can be an advantage when you are managing employees who work for you. Read more [...]

How to make a Good Impression in Business

- - Business
When it comes to business, first impressions count. Here we take a look at some simple steps you can take in order to make a good impression on potential clients or future partners. Meetings If you are showing potential clients around your site, your factory for example, then make sure it is tidy and presentable. Make your staff aware that some important visitors are coming in and tell them to be on their best behaviour. Make sure everyone is busy, or at least looks busy. If you don't have Read more [...]

Tips for Shopping for Office Furniture in Melbourne

- - Business
If you are shopping for office furniture in Melbourne, you may be feeling a bit overwhelmed. There are a lot of different pieces of furniture to consider, as well as a lot of choices. In addition to selecting the perfect pieces for your office space, budget is also usually at the forefront of your mind when shopping for office furniture in Melbourne. Getting the right look for your office can also be tricky. Depending on what type of office you have, you want your atmosphere to appear comfortable Read more [...]

Protecting your business with the right structure

- - Business
When setting up your own company, probably the most important consideration (after deciding what your business will do!) is making sure you set it up using the most appropriate structure for you. The three most common types are: Sole Trader, Partnership and Limited Company. Each has its own merits and benefits, so it is important you understand what these are. You can carry out someonline business structure research to get a better understanding of how each structure works and its pros and Read more [...]

Crime and Technology Go Hand-In-Hand, Modern World

- - Business
Technology surrounds us no matter where we go. In today's world we human beings, are totally dependent on technology for even the smallest tasks of our lives. Technology has brought a lot of comfort to our life and also made our lives much easier. Earlier people used to think a million times before they had to travel but now travelling is a no big deal. You can travel millions of miles in a few hours and meet your loved ones. Travelling is just a minor example of the endless benefits that technology Read more [...]

Developing your Commercial Fleet: Embracing the Age of the Electric Car

- - Business
As experts and politicians throughout the UK consider the fall-out from the recent floods and the best possible away to prevent them in the future, businesses must also come to terms with the need for a sustainable strategy. As the damage being done to the climate becomes increasingly clear, commercial venture owners are under pressure to operate in an eco-friendly manner. Many businesses are responding to this by adapting their business fleet, and this process has been aided by the development Read more [...]