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Dakota Murphey is a regular contributor to the online security and business sector, with a BA (Hons) degree she enjoys sharing over 10 years of experience through her writing, working with a number of established and successful companies.

Spring Clean Your Office In 6 Easy Steps

Is your office neat and tidy, or sometimes a bit of a mess? How good are you at keeping on top of the clutter on your desk, your filing cabinets and computer drives? It is a well known fact that a clean and well organised workspace creates the best conditions for high levels of productivity in the office. That said, a clean office goes beyond your staff’s personal responsibility. What about shared spaces such as receptions areas and client meeting rooms, communal kitchens and washrooms? First impressions count and if your office is looking shabby rather than chic, what message are you inadvertently putting out to your clients and visitors? With spring around the corner, now is the perfect opportunity to serious tackle the cleanliness of your office spaces. Here are six easy steps to get sp...

6 Shrewd Business Reasons To Hire A Part-Time Worker

Does your business need extra resource but you can’t quite justify another full-time worker? Recruitment and workforce planning is a delicate task that finely balances the needs of the business in terms of both efficiency and flexibility. But who says that a full-time employee is the best way forward? If you wish to boost business productivity, and ultimately your bottom line, perhaps a part-time worker could fill the gap. Here are six sensible business reasons why you should get invested: 1. Progress Your Business Goals If you have plans to grow your business but don’t have a need nor the budget for a full-time team member, a part-time professional may be able to help. It may be that you’ve now reached the stage where you really need in-house bookkeeping help, a social media expert to mak...

5 Common Myths About E-Commerce

E-commerce has become an extremely popular business model in recent years as it has become possible to easily start up a website selling products. This has led to a number of myths and misconceptions becoming commonplace whether it is about the kind of website your need to succeed or the metrics you should track. Here we examine five of the most common myths about e-commerce and look into the truth behind them. Myth 1: The Product Is Everything It is naturally true that if you want to make succeed in the world of e-commerce, you will need to have a great product – this isn’t a myth. But it is a myth that having a high-quality product is enough in itself to guarantee sales and success. E-commerce is a marketplace that is easily flooded given how easy it is to set up a business selling onlin...

Choose The Right Office Plant And Reap Real Benefits

Office plants don’t get an easy ride. Typically put in the workplace to brighten things up, their location is usually determined by aesthetic considerations rather than what’s good for the plant. Once in position, they tend to be left to their own devices and are given the minimum of attention. To be frank, many office workers find it a bit of a hassle to have a plant to look after. But are we missing a trick? Should we give our office plants some TLC in return for some real, tangible benefits? Experts agree that a houseplant that has been chosen with care and is being treated with just a little bit of respect has the ability to transform our homes and offices in a world where we now spend about 90% of our day indoors. Health Benefits Are you aware of the concept of a ‘personal breathing z...

5 Steps To Setting Up Your Own Manufacturing Business

Have you always wanted to set up your own business? If you have a solid background in manufacturing industries, the time is right to take that big step and you’re ready to take on the challenge, here’s some valuable start-up advice for you. In most cases, a manufacturing business requires a substantial up-front financial commitment, specialised facilities, workers with unique skills, as well as equipment and raw materials. You’ll have to overcome some difficult obstacles, but if you’re successful, the rewards and sense of accomplishment make it all worthwhile. Take a look at these five basic steps to help you set up a manufacturing business. With dedication and hard work, there’s every chance that you can grow it into a highly lucrative enterprise. 1. Surround Yourself With A Solid Support...

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