"In the coming days, we will make 16 LinkedIn Learning courses available for free including tips on how to: stay productive, build relationships when you’re not face-to-face, use virtual meeting tools (Microsoft Teams, Skype, BlueJeans, Cisco Webex and Zoom), and…Continue
Added by Keith Grover, NiS Founder on April 4, 2020 at 12:30 — No Comments
For over 10 years Networking in Surrey (NiS) has provided a free resource helping local business people to optimise their networking activities.
We now have more than 2,300 Members, and listed over 100 face-to-face meetings around the county each month - until now!
Now meetings are moving…Continue
Added by Keith Grover, NiS Founder on March 23, 2020 at 12:00 — No Comments
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If you aren’t part of a company where you all work remotely, chances are you occasionally work from home, or while you’re offsite with customers.
Between 2012 and 2016, flexi-time has risen by 12.35 per cent; and data from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) has revealed that the number of UK workers who have moved into remote-working has increased by nearly a quarter of a million over a decade.
Currently, over 4 million people in the UK work remotely, according to TUC, that…
It’s crucial to have a skilled Office 365 administrator, even in small businesses, who can manage staff members licence and configure security options correctly, so your business is GDPR compliant. Unless you have in-house staff with proper training, it’s worth considering outsourcing this management task.
Included in Office 365 is a…Continue
Added by Katie Williams on February 17, 2020 at 13:00 — No Comments
We all want our children to feel good about themselves. Right?
Constantly spinning lots of plates, means exhausted mums are sometimes impatient.
However, when they slow down and stop moving so fast, they let the moments last and increase their patience.
When they are patient they model good listening, empathy and compassion.
And are more present with their kids.
Who then feel valued, seen, and…Continue
Added by Jane Tyson on November 9, 2019 at 20:00 — No Comments
The average business electricity bill has increased from £590.15 to £755.80 since Jan 2016 and looks set to continue increasing. This is driven by more expensive fuel, increased distribution costs and rising green taxes.
Data sources: Ofgem and the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy. RPI…Continue
Added by Dan Welch on October 28, 2019 at 18:00 — No Comments
“…I was ghosted this morning…”
Admittedly these were not the words I expected when I met with a friend for a beer and asked how he was doing. He works for a recruitment agency in Guildford and at that moment he was licking his wounds and in need of liquid therapy. I may not have been expecting his words, but likewise, they didn’t…Continue
Added by Simon Royston on September 24, 2019 at 15:30 — No Comments
Today I attended my first networking (Fabulous Women's group in Weybridge) to be honest I didn't know what to expect or how i would fit in?
But I really enjoyed my time there and all the people who attended are lovely. I am not a great speaker when standing up in front of people, but I did OK (got a little tongue tied) but I didn't feel awkward.…Continue
Added by Jordan Thompson on September 13, 2019 at 20:00 — No Comments
Is Your Business Making Smart Decisions?…Continue
Added by Ian Corner on July 19, 2019 at 14:36 — No Comments
Had some thoughts today and thought I would share to hopefully inspire some wider thinking. Let me know your thoughts.
What is your approach to Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) for your Business, Brand and Website?
Is it Strategic or Prescriptive? SEO is evolving!
When you do an online search, do you see #Google serving up short summary snippets in a featured box? This is a featured snippet and is something that you as a website and #business owner should want to be part…Continue
Added by Daryl Cygler on May 20, 2019 at 10:00 — No Comments
Complimentary WordPress & Digital Marketing Knowledge Clinics:
Are you marching forwards with your Website?
Is it time to step forward and create a new direction for your WordPress Website and Digital Marketing?
Or is it time to change the marching direction…Continue
Added by Alex Ramsden on March 21, 2019 at 17:20 — No Comments
Social media continues to evolve and the world has become increasingly savvy about how to use privacy settings and what can and can’t be communicated on their social media accounts. There is a time and a place to complain about your boss or flaunt those photos of you…Continue
Added by Simon Royston on January 30, 2019 at 9:04 — No Comments
Face masks should be an essential part of your skincare routine. They can help draw out impurities, hydrate and balance your skin.
The best part is you don’t have to spend a fortune to make them part of your weekly routine! Just combining a few simple ingredients can help make all the difference.
Mask 1: Raw Honey &…Continue
Added by Gemma Cockrell on January 17, 2019 at 15:30 — No Comments
Are you making New Year resolutions for 2019? Here are our 6 TOP TIPS to help those changes stick!
Now the last of the turkey and most of the Christmas chocolate mountain has been eaten, it is natural that our thoughts turn to the New Year as a chance to refresh or reinvent ourselves in the year ahead.
Are you looking forward to starting afresh? That’s great, but quite often we find that while it’s not…Continue
Added by Elaine Way on December 30, 2018 at 21:00 — No Comments
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A fundamental change under data protection laws, in this case, The GDPR – the new data protection regulation which came into force in May – will have particular relevance for anyone involved in a franchisor/franchisee relationship.
Why? Because of the way in which data is handled; a franchisee operates their own business and is, under the existing Data Protection Act 1998 (“DPA”), a controller (i.e. a person that determines the purpose for and manner in which data is…Continue
Added by Howard Freeman on September 11, 2018 at 20:30 — No Comments
Social anxiety is more than just being a bit nervous in a crowd of people. It is a strong and irrational fear of being judged and evaluated negatively by others, leading to feelings of inadequacy, inferiority, discomfort, self-consciousness and embarrassment. The anxiety can be so strong that it causes physical symptoms too, such as…Continue
Added by Elaine Way on September 5, 2018 at 11:00 — No Comments
When we give to charity, it generally leaves us with a positive feeling about ourselves, whether that is by donating money, our unwanted possessions or buying something from a charity shop. For this reason, it can be said that giving to charity is not an entirely unselfish act, and this is probably why the abuse scandals in UK charities have been so shocking. Ultimately we, the British public, as donors to charity have indirectly funded the abuse of the people we want to help, whether that…Continue
Added by Philip Michael Birch on August 13, 2018 at 9:00 — No Comments