Commercial Hair Dryers UK

by Michael in Business Supplies, Small Business Tips | posted:

commercial hair dryers uk

Are you in the market for a new hairdryer for your business? Let us share some insight into the range of hair dryers Direct365 have to offer. Wall mounted hair dryer Valera Professional Hair Dryer With Fitted Plug The Valera hair dryer is a great choice for salon owners. With three air temperature settings, two […]

UK PAT Testing

by Michael in Small Business Tips, Workplace Safety | posted:

uk pat testing

What is PAT testing, what’s the law and how often is it needed? PAT (portable appliance testing) means conducting routine safety checks on electrical appliances; this is especially important in commercial premises. Pat tests ensure that everyone from employees to customers isn’t at risk of any injury. Visual examination is an essential part of the […]

Not part of the Job

by Michael in Retail, Small Business Tips | posted:

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  Violence shouldn’t happen in any job. Well, unless you’re a boxer or UFC fighter that’s expected. For those who work in the retail sector, violence and abuse at work have become “just part of the job”, with 92% of retail workers in Scotland having endured physical and/or verbal abuse at work.   There are […]

Office Meeting Tips

by Michael in Small Business Tips | posted:

office meeting tips

  How to NOT conduct an office meeting   The meeting goes ahead even with staff missing. A slow shuffle to the boardroom, the group gathers together to discuss the weekly period review. The muddy powerpoint template laid upon a backwash of Times New Roman font and monotone delivery drains the room of all energy. […]

Sorry, I don’t take cash.

by Michael in Retail, Small Business Tips | posted:

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  When was the last time you paid for something with your card?   Card and contactless have ended up overtaking notes and coins as the principal payment method for purchases. That’s everything from fuel, shopping and trips to the pub.   Although, It’s unlikely your local car-boot sale or farmers market has access to […]

Intellectual Property: Top 5 Washroom Inventions

by Michael in Business Supplies, Lunchtime Read, Small Business Tips | posted:

Top 5 washroom inventions

What does Intellectual Property mean for small businesses? Each year on April 26th the world celebrates Intellectual Property Day. This day is a way to congratulate those who make our lives a little easier because of their creations. For small businesses and the self-employed, your individuality sets you above everyone else. The benefit of having […]

Should Businesses Do More To Be Green?

by Laurence in Small Business Tips | posted:

Businesses-Green

When it comes to recycling in the workplace the statistics are mostly positive, with our most recent survey revealing that overall as many as 72% of people recycle items at work. This figure is propped up by the older generation, and pulled down by the younger generation. In the 18-24 age bracket, only 68% are […]