Houghton International: Securing Motor Maintenance and Rewind Contract at Lynemouth Power Limited
Apr27

Houghton International: Securing Motor Maintenance and Rewind Contract at Lynemouth Power Limited

Houghton International, an electro mechanical engineering specialist, has secured a three-year motor maintenance and repair contract at Lynemouth Power Limited in Northumberland  following a recent expansion. Houghton International will be responsible for the ongoing repair and maintenance of all motors, generators and all electrical rotating equipment during the initial conversion and the ongoing operations of the site, as a result...

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DLM – What Type of Marketing Works Best for Your Business?
Apr27

DLM – What Type of Marketing Works Best for Your Business?

How do you decide on which marketing methods to pursue when there are so many to choose from? Some businesses benefit from more traditional methods, some from more contemporary, and others from a mixture of both. Leaflet distribution company Direct Letterbox Marketing has researched the best marketing methods for different industries. Read below to discover their findings…   If you want to try social media marketing…. Word on the...

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Keeping up with the Kid-dashians, it’s Blogging time.
Apr21

Keeping up with the Kid-dashians, it’s Blogging time.

If you want to start a blog, it’s actually really easy to do, but you can help yourself out by looking up advice on the internet.  Some companies like GoDaddy offer to set things up for you, but I prefer to arrange my own affairs! Apart from not wanting the extra expense of using a service, I wanted to have full control of how my website looks.  I looked through a lot of the free advice sites like Wix and Blogger.com but then found a...

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The Post-Digital Generation: How Connectivity is Changing the Workplace
Apr20

The Post-Digital Generation: How Connectivity is Changing the Workplace

In the month, up to December 2016, it is estimated that there will be 42.4 million smartphone users in the UK. In January 2017, the Labour Force Survey found that there were 31.85 million people in employment. When there are 10.55 million more smartphones per user than there are employees in the UK, it becomes clear how and why the smartphone has changed our day-to-day working practices — but is it for better or for worse? Research...

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How Your Emails Can Impact Your Business
Apr12

How Your Emails Can Impact Your Business

The majority of businesses throughout the world use emails to contact the customers and suppliers, and it’s become increasingly important for all types of companies to succeed. You can find some excellent information on creating successful email marketing campaigns on the bufferapp.com blog which you will find useful. Using email correctly can have a massive impact on the success of your business, so it is something that you should...

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How to Fire an Employee and Avoid a Lawsuit
Apr11

How to Fire an Employee and Avoid a Lawsuit

Part of starting a new business is making sure you have the right team. Trusted employees are an integral part of helping any business grow. But what happens when someone isn’t working out? How can a small business owner terminate an employee without worrying about a possible lawsuit in today’s increasingly litigious society? There are a lot of laws in place that protect employees from being fired for no reason, but this doesn’t mean...

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How To Get Your New Business Going And Growing
Apr11

How To Get Your New Business Going And Growing

If you’ve recently started a business and want to keep it on the track to success, you should know that there are many strategies you can implement to make it happen. Below you’ll find just three of several business-building techniques you can employ to get your new business going and growing:   1. Use Professional Sales Services Using professional sales services is one of the best ways to ensure that your new company...

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Simple Strategies That Will Keep Your Small Business Going And Growing
Apr11

Simple Strategies That Will Keep Your Small Business Going And Growing

If you run a small business and want to ensure that it remains on the road to perpetual growth, it’s important to know that there are strategies you can implement to realize this objective. Below you’ll find just three of many growth techniques you can use to keep your small business going and growing in 2017:   1. Invest In Quality Control Services One great way to ensure that your small business remains on the road...

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What’s it Like to Be the Boss or Be Your Own Boss?
Mar29

What’s it Like to Be the Boss or Be Your Own Boss?

Starting a new job always means one thing; enthusiasm and a willingness to do your best. Once your best becomes good enough to earn a promotion, you’ll probably want to move up the ranks and become a manager. Or, if this doesn’t satisfy your appetite for success, you may want to become your own boss by owning a business or by becoming a sole-trader. You’ll usually find that the more responsibility you have results in a greater working...

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What is ERP software?
Feb28

What is ERP software?

In business, efficiency is key. As digital continues to dominate, businesses are becoming increasingly reliant on software to streamline processes, which ultimately saves time and money. One such solution is ERP software — but what is it and how does it benefit businesses? Datawright explains more:   What is ERP software? ERP software stands for Enterprise Resource Planning software. As an integrated business management solution,...

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