7 ways an epic invoice process will maximise business cash…

In our recent survey of how coronavirus had impacted Kent’s businesses, 36% of respondents had no ‘emergency’ funds set aside at all, and 29% had some but not enough. One of the reasons to not have enough in the bank is that your money is tied up in other people’s bank accounts. Definitely less than ideal!
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How your business can survive and thrive through Covid-19…

Since the unexpected arrival of COVID-19, business owners have been doing their best to weather the storm and navigate through this unprecedented situation. SMEs have been hit particularly hard by COVID-19, with 80% reporting declining revenue, compared to the 80% of SMEs who said their revenue was stable or growing prior to the onset of the pandemic. [1]
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What are you doing during the next five weeks to ensure your business comes out of ‘Lockdown 2.0′ in good shape?

As we head towards the second lockdown for England of 2020, many people will be fearful of losing the businesses they’ve built, some over many years. I want to share some of the things you might think about doing during the next five weeks to ensure your business comes out the other side in good shape…
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Conflict resolution during coronavirus…

Conflict happens. Whether you’re in it or witnessing it, conflict is a part of life that, at some point, everyone experiences. Pretending not to see conflict also happens. For example, awkwardly navigating around the shoppers caught up in a queue-jumping debacle when you just wanted to get some milk.

We would agree, it’s best to stay out of some situations. However, when conflict arises between people in your business, it’s necessary to intervene…

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20 Reasons to Find Your Dream Home in 2020…

In 2020 we’ll have been in business for 20 years! To celebrate, each month we’re sharing 20 top tips about topics that are closest to our heart. Our aim is always to provide you with the best possible information so you can make informed financial decisions. This month we’re talking about how our home buying team of estate agents, mortgages advisors, and solicitors can help take the stress out of moving…
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Six tips for managing difficult conversations remotely…

Do you need to have a difficult conversation with an employee, but aren’t quite sure where to begin? If you’ve been working remotely and not seeing employees on a regular basis, perhaps a difficult conversation has been easier to avoid. The trouble with this is the problem will not go away on its own. It can actually create more problems that start to spiral. This may feel harder to keep under control when working from afar.
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20 Reasons to Renovate Rather Than Move in 2020…

In 2020 we’ll have been in business for 20 years! To celebrate, each month we’re sharing 20 top tips about topics that are closest to our heart. Our aim is always to provide you with the best possible information so you can make informed financial decisions. This month we’re talking about why we believe it’s wiser to improve your home rather than move in 2020…
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Managing absences during Coronavirus…

Ordinarily, it would be highly unlikely for most of your team to be absent from work at the same time. Each case would be dealt with individually according to your absence policy and your staffing levels would typically provide adequate cover.
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Home improvements to add value to your home…

Evidence suggests that many more of us are putting down roots and choosing to stay in our current homes for longer. The average time a homeowner in the UK stays in their property is 21 years. This contrasts with the 1980’s, when a fast-rising property market encouraged a move every eight years on average.

However, high prices in some regions, Stamp Duty and the other costs of moving, are now encouraging us to stay put and spend money improving our properties…
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