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Self Employed Pensions

When you’re employed, your employer makes compulsory contributions to your pension via auto enrolment (unless you opt out). When you work for yourself as a sole trader, or you’re in a partnership, making pension payments isn’t mandatory. But, it’s still an important thing to consider. It is especially worrying that studies have found that 45% …

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Obvious Innovation

Innovation can be driven by taking an ‘obvious’ idea from one context and applying it in another The successful development and implementation of new, innovative ideas is crucial in business. Your innovation could focus on improving business processes, bringing new and improved products and services to market, increasing efficiency or, most importantly, improving profitability. Being …

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Invest in your People with a Wellness Programme

Your people are your business’s most important asset. As such, it is important to invest in their wellbeing. As global technology develops and demands on employees increase, it is not surprising that the terms ‘burnout’, ‘dissatisfaction’ and ‘distress’ are being increasingly reported across the developed business world. With increased absence, pressure is put on the …

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Keeping Your business’s Mobile Devices Safe From Malware Attacks

Recent industry reports from cyber security businesses such as McAfee and Kaspersky Lab have identified that mobile malware attacks are becoming increasingly widespread and more sophisticated. Most business professionals use smartphones these days. These devices are basically small computers and can be infected with malware in a similar way to a PC – usually through …

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