August 2011 - Brookson Ltd

August 2011

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Passion is 'key' to career success, self-employed contractors told

Posted by James Curtis Gallo Communications has suggested that passion for the job is key to career success, self-employed contractors  in the UK may be interested to learn. Carmine Gallo, the firm... Read more

Cost 'holding businesses back' from virtualisation

Posted by Alex Turner Cost has been identified as a significant inhibitor holding businesses back from virtualisation, sole traders may be among those interested to learn. Ian Osborne, project... Read more

Business urged to consider efficiency when using technology

Business have been accused of using new technologies abundantly without necessarily thinking about the impact on their efficiency, UK contractors may be among those interested to learn. Ian Price,... Read more

Will sole traders be attracted to new business scheme

Posted by Alex Turner Sole traders in the UK who lend money to entrepreneurs in the developing world via a micro financing scheme can help their businesses to take off. This is according to Stacey... Read more

Business urged not to shy away from infrastructure reviews

Posted by Alex Turner Many businesses shy away from infrastructure reviews as they expect them to be a costly exercise, UK limited company contractors may be interested to learn. However, Mike... Read more

Sole traders urged to make most of social media

Posted by James Curtis Sole traders in the UK may be among those interested in the views of a marketing expert regarding the use of social network sites for business purposes. An insurance agency... Read more

Expert explains rise of paperless offices

Posted by James Curtis Sole traders and small businesses in the UK may be interested in one expert's explanation behind the rising popularity of paperless offices. Damien Andrews, the co-founder of... Read more

Survey reveals falling optimism among small businesses

Posted by James Curtis UK contractors may be among those interested to learn that optimism among Britain's small businesses is receding, as small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) fear the countr... Read more

Will sole traders in North East benefit from new Enterprise Zones

Sole traders and UK contractors may be interested to learn that recruiters in the North East are prepared to supply the skilled workers who will be key to the success of the new Enterprise Zones,... Read more

Sole traders urged to include photograph on business cards

Posted by James Curtis Sole traders in the UK have been told that it is important to include an image on their business cards. Angela Marshall, proprietor of Appearancemanagment.co.uk, advised... Read more

Expert explains evolution of UK workspaces

Posted by Alex Turner Sole traders and UK contractors may be among those interested to hear that the workplace has witnessed a "very significant rise" in open plan working. This is the view of Matt... Read more

Contractors urged to switch to unified storage

Posted by James Curtis Sole traders and UK contractors have been told that unified storage is suitable for small operations. This is according to Bob Plumridge, chairman of SNIA Europe, a trade... Read more

StartUp Britain enterprise set for North East

Posted by Alex Turner UK contractors may be among those interested to know that the StartUp Britain enterprise initiative is arriving in the North East this week, nebusiness.co.uk has reported. The... Read more

REC to discuss concerns over regulatory burdens with BIS

Posted by James Curtis The Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) has pledged to address concerns over current regulatory burdens in forthcoming meetings with the Department for Business,... Read more

Will sole traders in the East Midlands profit from new govt Enterprise Zone

Posted by James Curtis An employment expert has predicted that the government's new Enterprise Zone policy, which encourages more small businesses to set up across the UK, will stimulate the local... Read more

Small businesses advised to implement well-planned cloud computing policy

Posted by James Curtis Umbrella companies and UK contractors who employ a well-planned cloud computing policy will benefit from greater efficiency and control over their finances. This is according... Read more

Hull-based telecoms group launches investment fund for entrepreneurs

Posted by James Curtis Sole traders in the Hull and East Yorkshire area may be interested by the announcement of a new £600,000 investment fund. Created by KC, the Hull-based telecoms group, and th... Read more

Will confidence dip lead to IT roles for limited company contractors

Posted by James Curtis Falling confidence in the security of online retail platforms could lead to increased demand for limited company contractors with IT security skills. Research recently... Read more

Recent arrests are 'just the start', sole traders told

Posted by Alex Turner Sole traders and other taxpayers in the UK could seek the assistance of a specialist accountancy service following confirmation that HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is to come dow... Read more

FSB: London 'breeds competition' for small businesses

Posted by James Curtis Umbrella companies and UK contractors should consider moving their operations to London, where "competition breeds competition". This is according to Matthew Jaffa, London... Read more

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