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23.09.2014

Tuesday Tip on Communication #6: Customise Your Messages

Write to each journalist or news desk as if it were the only email you’re sending. Personalise it. Make it relevant and specific to their readers. No one likes receiving generic emails. TUESDAY TIPS ON COMMUNICATION In case you missed our fifth communication tip,

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17.09.2014

Wednesday Financial Wisdom #5: Invest In Technology

The key to investing in technology is about solving problems or gaining an advantage. It’s worth establishing the KPI’s of the business and what the needs and demands of the business are, not what might impress competitors. WEDNESDAY FINANCIAL WISDOM #1, #2, #3 and #4 In case you missed our first, second, third or fourth…

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16.09.2014

Tuesday Tip on Communication #5: Target Specific Media

Find out which journalists write about your business area. Follow their articles in newspapers, blogs and Twitter and engage with them as appropriate. Read their articles and understand what interests them most, then tailor your message to their interests. TUESDAY TIPS ON COMMUNICATION In case you missed our fourth communication tip,

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11.09.2014

Thursday Legal Tidings #4: Comply with Corporate Governance

Understand and comply with sound Corporate Governance. Keep minutes of meetings and record the decisions you make for your business. File your Annual Returns on time and keep your Management and Annual accounts up to date. THURSDAY LEGAL TIDINGS #1, #2 and #3 In case you missed our first, second or third Thursday Legal Tidings,

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10.09.2014

Wednesday Financial Wisdom #4: Truly Care For Your Customers

BE CUSTOMER DRIVEN Business cannot be only about the products and the price. Competitive advantage is about understanding customers and offering them an unrivalled product/service. It’s the customer who decides if a business wins or loses so the customer has to be key. WEDNESDAY FINANCIAL WISDOM #1, #2 and #3 In case you missed our…

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04.09.2014

Thursday Legal Tidings #3: Make Sure You Understand Before You Sign

Get familiar with and fully understand the Contracts you enter into e.g. your Lease, Distributorship, Franchise and Agency Agreements, any Loan Facility or Overdraft Agreement. Read the small print. Put Employment Contracts in place for your Staff and if you have a Partner or Co-owner of the Business put a Shareholders or Joint Venture agreement…

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