Month: February 2016

It’s Monday. Again. Already.

It’s seems no sooner have you downed tools on Friday afternoon, the next thing you know you’re wandering to the bathroom, shaking your groggy head and muttering some unspeakable things about the day ahead.

It’s Monday. Again. Already.

But have you ever stopped to wonder: “Why is Monday the worst day of the week?”

Flexible working Work from home

Accounting is one of the most arduous tasks a small business owner has to face – all you want to do is get on with the day-to-day running of things but each month you end up getting yourself lost in a mountain of receipts, bank statements, pay slips and credit notes.

The good news is, there is accounting software out there that can help, you just need to know exactly what it is you’re after to find the right software to suit your business needs.

Technology

Amazon has just launched Echo – a cloud-connected personal assistant that can help with everything from homework to housekeeping, answering an infinite number of questions and adding items to your shopping list through simple voice commands.

So while Google has been concentrating on nightmarish robot dog lords of the future, and Apple has been pushing it watch on an underwhelmed world, has Amazon crept in the back door and won the battle of the personal assistants?

Technology

Updated Tuesday, February 16, 2016

So you’ve set up your conference call, set the agenda and invited all the relevant people who have subsequently entered the details into the diaries so there’s no chance of anyone getting caught cold by the call.

Guides & How-Tos

Launching a new business can be an overwhelming experience, especially if you’re starting up on your own, and you’ll be glad of all the help and advice you can get.

The thing is that you never stop learning where the world of business is concerned – you’ll not only take on board the advice of those in your industry, you’ll learn from your own mistakes and from the mistakes of others.

But  what if this advice isn’t as forthcoming as you might have expected? You could try networking events and get to know other people in your sector or situation, or you could scour the industry press, the internet or even social media for guides to help you along the way.

Or you could check out any one of these five brilliant business podcasts…

Inspiration Technology