A telephone number is one of the first points of contact customers will have with your business and it needs to make a good first impression. Displaying a mobile number, can give off the impression that the business is somewhat transient, which is to be avoided where possible.
Posted on 2nd October 2014 .
There has been plenty of debate in recent weeks about the new rules around flexible working and what this might mean for small businesses. As employees with more than 26 weeks service are now able to submit one flexible working request per year, The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills predicts that up to 20 million people across the country could be inundating their employees with submissions to work flexibly.
The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors has recently reported that house prices are set to keep rising until 2020. The company is predicting that in London alone, the average house price will rise by 9.3% a year to £567,051 in 2020. In other areas such as the West Midlands, prices are expected to rise by 4.3% to £192,249 and in the North West by 3.2% to £165,133.
As if the excessive rain and flooding wasn’t bad enough, London commuters face further travel chaos from 9:00pm this evening, with Tube workers going on strike for 48 hours. Many businesses are rapidly trying to accommodate staff who take the underground to work, with commuters facing significant delays and overcrowding on what services remain. The impact it will have on the time employees are in the office working can have severe repercussions, especially for small businesses that need all hands on deck to deal with vital customer and incoming enquiries which could otherwise go unanswered.
Posted on 4th February 2014 .
j2 Global’s latest survey, in which 1000 business people across the UK were asked about their company’s biggest concerns, has revealed that the economic outlook continues to weigh on the minds of UK businesses.
Posted on 7th March 2013 in General business.