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Covid-19 Communications Strategy

COVID-19 has impacted business in unprecedented ways, and staff and customers are understandably nervous about their return to the “new normal”. In addition, decisions announced in haste by top brands such as Sports Direct, Virgin Atlantic, Travelodge and Wetherspoons have been a disaster in terms of reputation and customer loyalty. Others, small and large, discovered […]

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Diary Dates CJRS Job Retention Scheme

The time table and key dates for employers to comply with the job retention schemes announced by the government are set out below 1 JULY 2020 This was the start date of the new Flexible Furlough scheme – allowing furloughed employees to get back to work part time and be furloughed part time, with the […]

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Static Security Services For Small Companies In London

Owning your own business is a big investment, not to mention responsibility, and it’s wise to employ the expertise of experienced guards for static security services. It doesn’t matter if you are located in the busy city of London or the English countryside, your property needs full protection in order to maintain its integrity. Crime […]

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How To Restart Post-Lockdown

We don’t know when and we don’t know how lockdown restrictions will be eased but now is the time companies should begin to think about how the workplace will function when that time comes. It is clear that until a cure for COVID is found we will have to continue to practice social distancing. We […]

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Always Treat Knock Backs as Positive

I have some very disappointing news today. A business/music project that I’ve been working with friends for a year to develop, is not going to be proceeding, at least not in the shape we had envisaged. It is a huge shame as London is absolutely crying out for what we were looking to deliver.  Had […]

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5 Tips to Improve Your Productivity This Week

More and more my clients are asking me for help with productivity. “How can I be more effective?” “I’m so overwhelmed, how can I get more done?” If you’re already efficient with your time, then it’s not a matter of getting more done. It’s about prioritising. If you aren’t efficient with your time, then the […]

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The Trouble with Spreadsheets

In the olden days, the IT departments was responsible for developing all systems for their business. Then, in the 1980s, the PC was introduced, and end-users took it upon themselves to build applications using software such as Lotus 1-2-3 and, more latterly, MS-Excel, MS-Access and the likes. These tools empowered end-user departments to develop new […]

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What The Hell Is Going On At Facebook?

WHAT THE HELL IS GOING ON AT FACEBOOK? As we all know, Facebook is the Prima Donna of social media. Whilst there are several other platforms from which to choose, no other platform has achieved the success of community coherence in the same way. Of course, Facebook didn’t invent communities. Look back into the past […]

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