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If you’re thinking of starting up a new business, you’ll quickly realise how difficult a balancing act it is to stick to a budget while making sure you have all the tools to ensure you can properly do your job.

The dizzying amount of business tech available means you could quite easily blow all your money on any number of hands-free add-ons and pentium-powered peripheries.

So, if you’re just starting out, or you’re looking to upgrade your systems, here are our seven top business tech tips…

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More of us are working from home than ever before – the latest estimates show that a third of UK workers now do so exclusively from home.

Figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show this increase”can be attributed to the formal announcement of national lockdowns in England and mainland Scotland in early January 2021″.

Technology has played a massive part in the work-from-home boom – businesses have had to act swiftly to a remote-first work force to keep things going. If you need some help with working from home, here are seven tools you shouldn’t be without…

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There are just two weeks to go until Christmas, which means 14 shopping days left, including Christmas Eve – even fewer if you’re you plan to shop online, as you’ll have to factor in extra time to process and deliver your order. Make sure you don’t miss the last postage dates.

If you’re shopping online, you’ll also have to factor in the added risk – although secure website and payment technology is always improving, hackers and fraudsters are always finding more devious ways to defraud people, and so online fraud is still a massive problem.

So, to help ensure you stay safe as you shop online at Christmas, Sainsbury’s Bank has produced this informative infographic…

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If you’re on the wind-down for Christmas, there’s a good chance your employees are too – in fact, a study has found they may have switched off around a week ago, which makes you wonder when exactly is the right time to start the seasonal shut down?

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December 5th sees the return of Small Business Saturday, the one day of the year where customers are encouraged to rebel against the retail chains, overlook the massive online shops, and buy from local stores instead.

This year marks the eighth anniversary of the event, and all small businesses are being encouraged to get involved, from family butchers to online sellers.

And this year’s event takes on even more significance as it’s set against the backdrop of the coronavirus pandemic and comes just as the UK comes out of nationwide lockdown. Small business owners arguably need your custom now, more than ever.

The theme this year is to “Find your local hero” – if this sounds like something that could give your business a boost, here’s how to get involved…

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