4 July 2018

Digital Marketing Strategy




Over the last 10 years or so, marketing has moved more towards digital, thanks to the prevalence of fast wifi connections, smartphones, social media and data analysis. In today’s hyper-connected world every business should have a digital marketing strategy. Most businesses tend to utilise digital marketing channels, however many businesses don’t have an actual digital […]

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4 July 2018

Building your personal brand




Your personal brand is what people say about you when you are not in the room. So how do you go about creating an effective personal brand? Don’t make the mistake of thinking your personal brand is all about you. It’s not. Your personal brand is not about your work experience or your personal accomplishments. […]

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4 July 2018

Talent Development




Regardless of the type of business that you run, you will have talented people in your team who you will want to develop and grow into future managers. So how do you go about creating the next generation of managers in your business? It starts with leadership The managers and leaders in a firm are […]

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4 July 2018

Productivity = Success




Most business owners, managers and senior executives are juggling day to day responsibilities, growing the business and various projects. With so much to do, improving your productivity is key if you want to succeed. Here are a few top tips to help you to improve your productivity. Stop multi-tasking In today’s always-on environment, many of […]

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2 July 2018

The True Value of Networking




There are all kinds of groups dedicated to networking. Some are highly structured with performance requirements, exclusive membership, and the payment of dues. Others are free form, come as you please and no charge. Not every group is right for every kind of business. You will find that some groups may simply not have connections […]

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18 June 2018

Tax tips for new business owners




Want to avoid paying more than you should come tax time? Or a frantic last minute search for missing financial records? New business owners have a lot on their plate, and can easily lose track of an approaching tax deadline or financial data needed to submit their return. Organization is key when preparing for tax […]

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1 May 2018

Woods Squared Approved To Join Exclusive List of Top UK Accountants




Here at Woods Squared we know that our entire team is dedicated to providing our clients with the very highest levels of service, that we are committed to helping our client’s businesses grow and improve, whilst also making their lives easier – and now our ethos has been recognised by Handpicked Accountants, an exclusive directory […]

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27 April 2018

HOW ACCOUNTING SOFTWARE CAN INCREASE PROFITS




Most small business owners who use accounting software quickly master the basics. They automate processes like invoicing and payroll, track expenses and view real time financial reports to manage cash flow and make better business decisions. But what many business owners don’t take advantage of are key insights that can improve customer care and increase […]

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15 April 2018

GDPR AND YOUR BUSINESS




European data protection laws are changing and come into force 25 May 2018. These new laws will affect all businesses in the UK and the current Data Protection Act (DPA) will be updated to reflect the GDPR obligations. The GDPR is a framework with greater scope, much tougher punishments and judicial remedy for those who […]

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6 April 2018

AUTOENROLMENT CONTRIBUTION REQUIREMENTS




From today (6 April 2018) employers are required to increase the value of the minimum contribution to their employee’s automatic enrolment pension to at least 2%. A further increase to 3% will come into place on 6 April 2019. Employee contributions will also increase to 3% in April 2018, then to 5% in 2019. This […]

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