Serviced Offices: A Checklist for Finding the Right One for You

Serviced offices provide a solution to this problem, allowing businesses of any size to establish their presence in the capital. In fact, the number of businesses using serviced offices in London has more than tripled in recent years; more than any other region in the UK. So, how do you find the right office? With a staggering 100 million businesses launched around the world each year, according to figures from GEM Global Report. That equates to 11,000 new businesses every hour and three every second.…

Things to Think About When Going Self-employed

In the UK, self employment is at its highest level since records began almost 40 years ago. Some analysts have suggested this trend has come about in response to an economic slump, which has caused the number of traditional employee jobs to fall or flatline across the country. For many, the flexibility and freedom of self-employment are the key draws. Whatever the reason you are thinking of turning to self-employment, here are the things you should always bear in mind before you settle on your decision.…

The Top Causes of Customer Subscription Cancellations

One of the biggest challenges that subscription-based businesses face is preventing customer subscription cancellations. Often, these enterprises are left wondering what pushed their customers to churn or abandon their subscription when everything seemed to be going so well. If you are more focused on generating leads instead of growing your relationship with the people who have signed up to your subscription business, then this may be the root cause of their dissatisfaction. To help you prevent further churns from happening in the future, we are providing you with a summary of the most common causes of customer subscription cancellations.…

Best Practices for Retaining Good Employees

Good employees are hard to come by, and keeping them in your company can be even more difficult, especially if they’re not inclined to stay under your management in the first place. The secret to keeping good employees is making sure you are good to them, but what exactly can you do to make them want to stay? Here are a few tips that you may want to abide by: 1. Maintain Good Communication You know one of the best ways to tell good employees that you appreciate them?…

International Business Etiquette: How to Work in Foreign Languages Without The Faux Pas

The ability to conduct business in a foreign country is becoming increasingly important to British businesses. Earlier this year, there were over 20,000 applications from UK businesses to export opportunities through the government’s Exporting is GREAT website. That’s a record number of UK businesses looking to work abroad. Although the opportunities are huge, conducting business internationally can also be fraught with cultural difficulties. Even something as simple as a greeting differs greatly depending on where you are and whose company you are in.…

How to Harness Your Employees’ Time

The name of the game in this current business century is being more efficient. For years, it was ok to hire employees who simply came to work, did what they wanted at their own pace, and then went home after punching the time clock. We already have robots and other machines to do the menial tasks. That means the only thing your employees should be focusing on is using their time to the best of their ability. It also means you need to look for ways to free them up so that they can do more in less time and accomplish more for the organization.…

Understanding the Importance Of Outsourcing Company Billing

More companies are choosing to outsource a variety of office services these days, including billing. Some organizations keep everything in-house these days to maintain close oversight of procedures and to control costs. However, outsourcing can be surprisingly affordable when contracted with reputable service providers who can provide expert work in prompt turnaround time. There are other benefits to outsourcing billing, as well. Efficient management Company employees managing every aspect of operations often have to reshuffle priorities to keep on schedule. Unless the same employees consistently work on billing, there can be down time or schedule lags to get everyone up to speed.…

The Life Stages of Mail

In era of marketing and PR, traditional marketing, digital marketing, or combination of both; is lifeline of any business. A report ‘The Life Stages of Mail’ published by Royal Mail MarketReach studied that how people of different age groups engage with mail. Precision Printing has summarized the report and made few suggestions for marketing your business. 1. Division of Age Groups Categorizing age groups is a key part when we define demographics in marketing. The report catogerized the following key age groups: Fledglings: 3 million young adults with parents; 52% are 18-24 years and 17% intend to move out.…

10 Must-have Health and Safety Considerations for an Office

If you’ve just started your business, you’ll need to take on responsibility for health and safety in the workplace. You’ll be amazed to learn that there could actually be hundreds of hidden risks in a perfectly ordinary-looking office space, and it’s your job to reduce or eliminate these dangers. To help you to start thinking about your health and safety responsibilities, here are just a handful of the safety considerations for an average office: 1. The dangers of clutter Clutter and disorganisation can cause lots of problems in an office.…

4 Features that Can Make Your Workplace the Place to Be

When company owners think about improving their workplaces, they immediately consider hiring an interior designer or upgrading their office equipment. However, these cosmetic changes barely scratch the surface of what you can do to create an attractive and inviting workplace. From organizing work areas with trays and shelves to ensuring a safe procedure for administering any policies like workplace drug testing kits, here are four things that can make your workplace THE place to be: Clean and Organized It’s often the simple things that get forgotten when it comes to improving workplaces.…