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How to Find a Cost-effective London Office

More and more offices are being set up in London, with classic buildings being converted and brand new high rise towers appearing all the time. The city is still the UK’s financial capital and a hotspot for thousands of brand new start-ups, appealing to any business looking to take the next step up. As a large city there are numerous options for finding an office in London. Small businesses looking

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Contractor life: finding job security in a flexible sector

As we move out of the global financial crisis and the job market continues to get healthier and more active, increasing numbers of people are using this as an opportunity to consider their options with regard to employment. One of the most fundamental decisions anyone in such a situation needs to make is whether to seek employment as a contractor or in a more permanent sense. On the one hand,

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How to Interview a Payroll Company for Your Business Needs

You have researched payroll outsourcing, made your list of the services that you need, so now it’s time to interview companies who offer what you need to streamline your business operations. Choose about three companies to interview and be sure to ask them the same questions so that you can reflect on their answers later when you are ready to compare companies and make your choice. If you have never

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Going Beyond the Start-Up Period: How to Help Your Business Advance to the Next Level

Without a doubt, a company’s first year of operations is fraught with challenges, difficulties, and a lot of hard work. But now that you have almost gone through the initial phase of your business – the dreaded and most difficult start-up period – and have found out what you need to know about ‘business basics’, the next step is taking your business above and beyond this phase. Keep in mind

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Growing and developing your business on a Budget

In the real world of business and commerce, it is extremely difficult for independent ventures to plan long-term growth. With a number of political and economic challenges facing firms, many are preoccupied with consolidating their position and bottom line profit for the near-term future. The indications for a global recession in 2016 are also causing concern for business-owners, nevertheless there are viable ways to expand your business without incurring huge,

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Managing in the cloud: three essential tools

Most of the talk around cloud computing usually revolves around its accessibility and the fact that it is available on any device, anywhere in the world with an internet connection. This is surely at the core of the immense success cloud computing is enjoying. As of last year, over 90 percent of companies had adopted some sort of cloud computing. The other major advantage is purely economical, as most cloud

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Sleeping Habits Around the World

A great infographic has recently been released which has some very interesting and relevant facts about sleeping habits around the world, so now’s your chance to see how yours stack up. Believe it or not, our sleep habits largely depend on our home life, culture, and the country we grew up in. On average, the amount of sleep we’re getting has decreased compared to 100 years ago, with some countries

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Is Getting a Degree Still Worth it?

Times have changed since our parents were our age. And many people are questioning if it’s still worth getting a degree, and whether the financial implications of a student loan will outweigh any benefit which comes from higher earning power as a university graduate. So is getting a degree still worth it? The answer? It depends. For those who choose liberal arts majors, such as Bachelor of Arts, or focus

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How to Become a Great Photographer

Have you ever seen someone who can pick up any camera and take an amazing photo? They seem to have a gift for the skill of photography and can show the emotion and feel of a scene through their lens. They make it look easy. If you’re like me, you probably know that photography is one of those deceptive hobbies. We all like to believe that if we only had

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Tips for Starting your own Business

Starting your own business is one of the best ways to put the power back in your own hands. Along with choosing who you work with, you get to choose your hours and work from anywhere you please. Location independence is one of the main reasons I chose to work for myself, and many people find themselves in the same situation where they want to quit their day jobs and

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