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How A Clean Work Environment Can Raise Team Morale

Do you have a bunch if grumps or a team of happy smurfs at your office? If your team morale could use a bit of work, it might be time to have a look at the state of your office. Because, did you know that having a clean work environment can do wonders for team morale? Let’s look at why that is.
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Why Your Small Business Needs an Accountant

As a small business owner you will be used to doing lots and lots and lots of tasks for your business. You are often the CEO, the financial controller, the head of operations, the warehouse manager, the receptionist, the delivery driver, the cleaner and every other role that is needed to keep a business running smoothly. But there are some tasks that are best left to the specialists. Finances are one of those tasks. If you get them wrong, you can land you and your business in hot water.
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The New Standards for Methamphetamine Testing

The wait is over, the new standards for meth testing have been released. Aiming to guide landlords on the exact process to test their properties for meth contamination, and how to clean them if traces are detected. The new standards are designed to give people greater confidence in available properties, now that there is an understanding of how harmful certain levels of meth can be. Let’s have a look at…
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Generate Word of Mouth as a Small Business

Word of mouth and referrals are the most powerful kind of advertising for your business. When someone gives your business the seal of approval and begins to tell their friends, their colleagues, their family, their neighbour’s cousin… then that lead becomes worth its weight in gold. Think about it, if someone you trust tells you that a shop is great, or a service is wonderful, then you are going to take their…
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10 Tools To Increase Your Office Productivity

There are only so many hours in the day, and we want to make sure that we get the most out of those hours. Especially when there is work to deliver and deadlines to meet. So how can you get more time in the day? You can get more productive! And how can you get more productive? You use the available tools to streamline your processes and prevent you from having to double handle tasks. Want to know more? Then have a read of our favourite 10 productivity tools.
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10 Easy Ways To Lower Your Power Bill

Do you dread seeing the envelope in your mailbox with the power company logo, or the email that pops into your inbox with your bill? Your instant thought is – how high is it going to be this month! What if we told you there were 10 easy ways to lower the cost of your power bill. Read on if you are interested…
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8 Top Tips To Stop Fights About Money With Your Spouse

Money. Five little letters that can cause so much trouble. In fact, it is one of the things that couples fight about more than anything else. Disagreements over what joint funds should be spent on can even lead to divorce in extreme circumstances. Unless the world drastically changes, money will always be a part of your life. So, learning how to communicate about money is vital for a strong and lasting relationship.
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The Top 5 Entrepreneur Traits Investors Look For

So what are the key personality traits that top entrepreneurs possess? That is the golden question. Is there a magic formula that allows you to set up, scale and run a successful business? It seems many of the entrepreneurs that investors are willing to back have similar personality traits. The fantastic thing is, that if you don’t possess these traits, then you can work to hone many of them.
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Tips and Tricks To Sell More at a Farmers Market

Selling your wares at a local Farmer’s Market is the backbone of any small farm’s marketing efforts. But before you throw everything in the truck and head down, have you thought about your marketing plan? How to maximise your sales, promote your offerings, and to get the best return possible? Here are some top tips to make the most of your Farmer’s Market selling opportunities…
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3 Things Every Business Needs To Be Successful

The backbone of any business is hard work and dedication. But to really be a success there are three factors that every business needs to have under control – content, visibility and technology. Content. They say that content is king. And they are right. Without great content, you will struggle to let people know what your business is about. What you offer, what you stand for, and what problems you can solve for them.
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