How have standing desks transformed our professional lives? Observations #StandingDesks

9th February 2022

Standing desks make working professionals fit, healthy, and productive by offering posture improvement and lumbar support. They look appealing as well and enhance the office ambience. These factors play a decisive role in ensuring longevity of working professionals. Standing desks have transformed our professional lives in many ways. Firstly, standing desks have brought many hunched…

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How to open a brick-and-mortar in the age of online shopping

3rd February 2022

The retail industry has changed dramatically over the past decade or so, with more and more people moving towards online shopping. This is a trend that’s been exacerbated by the pandemic, as between March 2020 and January 2021 the number of online purchases increased by 30%. And even though the lifting of restrictions saw shoppers…

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6 Surprising Things Your Employees Want In The Office

25th January 2022

With the “great resignation” in full swing, employers are having to get creative on the subject of staff retention. Holding onto people is becoming much more difficult following the shift in consciousness that took place during the COVID-19 lockdowns. Employees are wondering whether it is really worth their time working hard in jobs they don’t…

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5 Practical Health and Safety Tips to Protect Your Business and Employees

24th January 2022

As a business owner, you’ll be faced with all kinds of issues within the workplace. However, if there is one thing that should be put above anything else, it’s the health and safety of you and your team. It’s your job to make sure everyone stays safe at work at all times. To ensure your…

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25 years of supporting UK businesses

17th January 2022

BNI’s (Business Network International) sole aim is to help businesses and individuals grow, and at no time during its 25 years in the UK and Ireland has this been more important. The COVID pandemic has meant a rollercoaster of furlough, cash flow issues, and in some cases forced closure for periods of time. All business…

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Engaging Ways to Boost Your In-Store Experience

11th January 2022

When you own a brick-and-mortar store, it’s essential to provide a good customer experience. There’s very little that customers can’t do online now, so they expect an in-store visit to provide them with something unique and beneficial that they can’t get online. You need to think about the reasons your customer would come into your…

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Employee Considerations Every Small Business Should Keep In Mind

11th January 2022

Bringing in employees as a small business is a very big deal. Something that can seem so small for bigger businesses is a huge milestone for you, and that’s why you need to get it right! After all, it’ll be hard on you to make a mistake when it comes to recruitment, simply because hiring…

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What Do You Need In Order To Start An Online Business?

7th January 2022

Have you been thinking about starting an online business? If the answer is yes, then there are certain things that you need to know about this before you commit. It’s not going to be a smooth and easy road, so if this is what you are hoping for then it’s just not the right thing…

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It’s about time: how long should your online event be?

5th January 2022

Online events and webinars have grown in popularity over recent years, and the events of the Covid-19 pandemic since 2020 have shown that a great deal may be accomplished without face-to-face events and meetings among businesses and their employees or consumers. As well as deciding which online webinar platform to use or when to host…

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How To Expand Your Customer Base In 2022

21st December 2021

In order for your business to grow, your customer base must grow too. That doesn’t mean that customer retention isn’t important, but it often isn’t enough for those who want their business to stick around for the next ten years as opposed to fading into obscurity. Furthermore, finding new ways to grow your customer base…

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