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The Biggest Small Business Trends of 2017

Contributed Post Every year business advances in great leaps and bounds. That’s partly because of technological advances, and partly because what customers want changes. It’s hard to keep up with, but if you take the time to stay ahead of what’s trending, you have a recipe for success. So, as 2017 quickly comes to a close, what have we learned from business trends? If you aren’t doing these four things, your business is lagging! Pixabay Artificial Intelligence Yes, it’s finally here and it’s as exciting as promised. Not all businesses are using artificial intelligence yet, but many are realizing that the change will be inevitable. Instead of having a support team that answers all of your customers queries and keeps those ever-needy millennial customers coming…
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Workplace Safety: It’s More Important Than You Think!

Image Source You hear a lot of jargon about risk assessments and health and safety that you need to be aware of in business. When you’re the employee working for someone, you have training on how to handle a disaster, how to react in a fire and you even have work station assessments for your own comfort. When you own your own business, it’s your turn to ensure that the people you work with are safe, comfortable and healthy. No one wants to work in a death trap or somewhere they don’t feel entirely safe, and rightly so. As a business owner, not only will you be conscious of the safety of those working in the same building and office as you, but you’ll have…
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The Future Is Green – Make Sure Your Business Is Green Too

It doesn’t matter what the size of your business it, what’s important is how you run it. Having the right environmental and green policies is important to consumers and clients, and not having them in place could be a reputational issue that costs you business. If you’re looking for ways to prepare your business for a more environmentally-friendly way of working, then you’ve come to the right place. Take a look at these things to consider for your business’ environmental future below. Image: Pexels Start with the basics There are some green policies that you can implement immediately, that will make a huge difference to how you work. There are easy ways to make your office go ‘green,’ such as having recycling bins around the…
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Some Of The Most Undervalued Jobs In The World

Photo sourced from The Blue Diamond Gallery A large percentage of people in employment are not content with their job. In America for example, 30% of workers view their current work as a ´job to get them by´ and 47% of employees state that they do not identify with their current job, according to statistics carried out in the US. With so many individuals struggling to enjoy their job, it comes as no surprise that those who do find a career they value, are considered to be very fortunate. One measure of satisfaction is the experience of getting a sense of identity from a job. Interestingly, 62% of adults working in the healthcare industry and 70% of those working in education claim to get a…
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How To Protect Your Company From Being Sued

As business owners it’s our responsibility to make sure we protect our companies from risk and ensure that our businesses thrive and flourish. There is no one factor in a business more damaging and threatening than a lawsuit so today we look into ensuring how you can protect your business from that ever happening. Image source Be Responsible With Your Content Libelous or potentially slanderous statements are one of the easiest ways that companies can find themselves up against a big legal case. So when it comes to your business make sure you and all your staff are responsible with any public announcements, publications or any general business activity that could be considered damaging to another company’s reputation. The same applies to any areas that…
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