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Dealing With The Talent Gap

Being competitive isn’t just about developing a great business plan and finding a stable source of funding. To be successful, your business needs a way to put together a team of the best and brightest employees in your industry. Recruiting, training, and retaining great talent is a monumental task, and surprisingly that’s even more of a problem in places where the economy is doing very well.
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How Decentralisation Is Globally Reshaping Business

How we do business internationally has been evolving rapidly for decades. As economies have globalised and technology has improved, businesses all over the world have become better able to access each other’s resources and labour. This led, most notably, to the rapid outsourcing of the past several decades. Even though this is certainly a part of globalisation, businesses remained relatively centralised around one or a…
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Big Tips For Managing Small Business Growing Pains

Growing your business is about finding great opportunities and capitalising on them. That could mean landing a big client, improving your product, diversifying your services, or engaging a new market. Whatever your growth strategy is, it inherently carries some financial risks. To scale up your operations, you might need more stock, more labour, more tools, more space, better procedures, and the money to pay for those things.
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Help! What kind of car should I buy?

Buying a car is a considerable investment. But with the sheer number of makes and models of cars, all with their own features that apparently you can’t possibly do without, making a choice is a daunting task. No wonder then that you finding yourself screaming ‘help!’ In this article we identify some great cars for every lifestyle so read on to help narrow down your choice.
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3 things small business owners can learn from Trump

Whether you love or hate his politics, there’s no doubt that Donald Trump’s business career and success in the presidential election is truly remarkable. Against all the odds, this multi-billionaire who has already enjoyed amazing success in the world of business, has also triumphed in his quest to the White House. So what does his career teach us? What lessons can the small business owner learn from Donald Trump?
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How Will Donald Trump’s Election Affect The World Economy?

No one, least of all the pollsters, saw it coming, but the unthinkable has actually happened and Donald Trump has been elected the next President of the United States. However, Mr Trump’s campaign has been characterised by a distinct lack of detail on policy. So aside from the soundbites, what do we know about Mr Trump’s intentions in relation to economic policy? And what impact is he likely to have on the world economy?
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5 Ways To Keep Down The Cost Of Your Car Insurance

Having adequate car insurance is essential. Paying the premiums is well worth it to make sure that you are covered from the bigger costs should the unexpected happen. However, it is possible to minimise the costs so that you’re not paying any more than you really have to. Read on to discover our top tips for keeping down the costs of your car insurance.
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Need To Hire A Lawyer? 3 Steps In Making Your Selection

Are you going through a divorce? Do you need to update your will? Have you been fired from your job without good cause? Or perhaps you’re buying a house? There will be times in all our lives when we need the services of a lawyer. Having a good lawyer and sound advice could well make all the difference in what will be a stressful enough situation. So how do you go about finding a good lawyer and what things do you need to check out first?
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Construction Contractors: Has Your Company Got Environmental Insurance?

The majority of construction companies are well aware of the need for general liability insurance as well as policies that protect against risk and loss. But have you considered environmental insurance? Lots of construction companies are waking up to the possibility that their work could see them end up in court for damaging the environment. You may want to join them by taking out environmental insurance…
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Is Your Construction Company Ready For The Next Step?

As a small business owner it’s easy to get caught up in the day-to-day running of the business. Often it’s hard to take time out to sit down and review how things are going and make decisions about where you want the business to be.  It may be that you are entirely satisfied with how business is going. You are happy running a lean operation and focusing on smaller jobs and clients. You have no great desire to expand.
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