Google My Business: Five Years Later

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Are you using Google My Business? Since it was released in 2014, Google My Business has offered businesses around the world a way to make their company more visible on the search engine. Five years on, we take a look into what the platform offers and what possible future changes are in store.   Google […]

Hot Water Boilers: A Kettle-Free Life

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Hot Boiling Water

We spend a lot of our time waiting around. In fact, the UK citizen spends on average, 169 hours of their life queueing around. That equates to a whole week just spent waiting. Anything that can help lessen the time we spend on earth waiting is a godsend, and that makes doubly sure for any […]

Grease Fire Prevention Done Well

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One minute you’re running the day-to-day operations of your fast food operation. The next minute your kitchens up in flames. How did it get to this point? In this guide, we’ll teach the dangers of kitchen fires and how to prevent them from possibly ruining your business.   Grease Fires In The Kitchen Grease fires […]

Commercial Kitchen Cleaning: A Good Clean Can Do Wonders

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According to fire statistics between April 2015 to March 2016, cooking appliances were the source of ignition in 50 per cent of accidental dwelling fires. With commercial premises, this comes from a failure to remove combustible grease deposits from the cooking extract ductwork by a good regular clean. The examples are numerous, just last in Droylsden, […]

Good Work Plan: Employer Overview

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Following Brexit, the government have stated that they will not only maintain UK workers rights but enhance them. The Good Work Plan devised by Matthew Taylor, the chief executive for the royal society of arts and previous policy adviser to Tony Blair. After a two year long review, the results are here. What does the […]

Hotels – Recharge Your Floorcare!

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The hotel industry is one of the most important and profitable sectors in the United Kingdom. Just last year, the industry generated a turnover of 19.4 billion British pounds. What makes a good hotel is customer satisfaction, yielding repeat visits and 5* reviews. After all, no one wants to have a bad stay. Did you […]

Music License Regulations

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Small businesses go through a ridiculous amount of red tape. The majority makes sense, you can understand why employee safety should be a priority. On the other hand, dubious parking charges may as well take a long walk off a short pier.   Take for instance the following scenario.   You’re cutting hair. You’re looking […]

Top 10: Express yourself with a logo mat

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Considering a logo mat for your business? Before you go thinking they’re just for show and a useless expense, take a look at the following ten examples. You might just change your mind!   Skip scrolling, click to find one! Functional: No Smoking Nifty: Make A Pattern Stylish: Feature Compass Eye-Opening – Colourful Exchange Educational […]

How SMEs Can Demonstrate Social Value

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In a recent declaration by Lancashire city council, they have opened the floodgates for small businesses in the region. Allowing them the opportunity to bid for contracts to supply food to the committee and its schools. On one condition.   Bidders will have to demonstrate their “social value”. This isn’t just some thrown-together buzzword to […]