Women giving birth and having a family is of course a perfectly normal part of life’s journey and a happy event when you start a family.
Despite the natural circumstances of pregnancy and motherhood, there are unfortunately plenty of women who encounter discrimination at work when it comes to maternity leave and other issues related to being pregnant and raising a family.
Being a new and expectant mother in the workplace
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Want to take credit cards? You’re not alone. But, accepting plastic doesn’t come without its risks. Here’s what you need to know about the various types of card terminals and readers, as well as merchant account services.
How A Merchant Account Really Changes Your Business
There are a lot of advertised benefits of accepting credit and debit cards, but most people miss the essential benefit. When you accept cash-only, the maximum sale you can make with a customer is equal to however much Read more [...]Continue Reading
In modern day business, possessing a strong online presence is absolutely vital.
The importance of a company website cannot be overestimated in any industry. A successful site will not only promote the business, it will additionally reassure customers as well as creating a professional image.
But if no potential customers can see it, then what’s the point of having a website anyway? That is why marketing it effectively is an absolute must for any business.
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Trade shows and conventions are great ways to connect with potential clients and to network with colleagues who can share best practices with you for marketing your company. You’ll be making an investment in time, money, and effort, so it only stands to reason that you want to get the most from your trade show experience. You will want to begin planning well in advance of the show so that you won’t forget any of the things that make your booth inviting and attractive to guests who stop by to Read more [...]Continue Reading
To get the best out of your business, you need it to run like a well-oiled machine. This means everybody needs to do their job and do it to the best of their ability. And the best way to make sure your staff produce the goods is to make sure you have an excellent office environment. You might already feel like you have a great one, but there’s almost always room for improvement. Don’t forget, the office is where the magic happens. This is the heartbeat of the business in many ways. So you need Read more [...]Continue Reading
Productivity is one of the most important factors in the success of any new business. You must learn to implement streamlined processes that allow your team to perform their duties in the simplest ways possible. However, it’s not always clear where the main issues with your current approach might lie. So, we’ve published this post in the hope of setting the record straight. You just need to employ some basic common sense in most instances. However, there are specialist training courses for those Read more [...]Continue Reading
While you might not realize it at the moment, the problems that will affect your business over the coming months are most likely to be common across the board. That means other company bosses have already come up with the perfect solutions. Instead of spending hours or even days trying to remedy any issues you face, it’s a good idea to get some advice from people who’ve been there before. There is nothing wrong with replicating the strategies used by other established brands. If we all had to Read more [...]Continue Reading
Statistics show that more than 50% of new businesses will fail within the first twelve months. That is a shocking figure that might sound worrying to anyone who plans to launch a new company during 2015. We think it’s a good idea to educate yourself about the main factors involved in making that happen ahead of time. That way, you can place extra emphasis on making sure they don’t affect your new firm in an adverse manner.
Lack of business planning
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Are you someone who wants to be an entrepreneur and leave your corporate cubicles once and forever? If you’re been an employee and an entrepreneur for even a short period of time, you will know for sure that the role of the latter is enjoying, thrilling and even satisfying. You might not be aware of the fact that by being an entrepreneur, even by being a not-so-good one, you can make way more dollars than that you could make as an employee. You can not only be your own boss and do things according Read more [...]Continue Reading
When a small business falls victim to an economic crime, the impact of it can be catastrophic, as opposed to a big business where there are ample reserves of money cover the loss so they can move on. Small businesses are more at risk of becoming a victim of a common economic crime than larger businesses simply due to the fact that a small business has fewer resources to allocate towards preventing those crimes.
In addition, if you own a small business, you should keep yourself informed about the Read more [...]Continue Reading