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Starting a new business is always an uncertain time.  It’s important, then, to be fully aware of your outgoing expenses, and stay on top of any costs that might lead to your business failing.  To ensure your venture starts on the right step, together with Flogas, we explore those hidden costs that you may not have originally considered. Minimise your monthly bills All businesses will use energy, the key is to make sure you keep these charges to a minimum. According to BusinessEnergy, micro businesses in the UK use an average of 7,500...

As stocks rise and fall, the market watch has taught us one thing: no industry is immune to the uncertainties befalling their trade. The need of the hour, then, is to prevent a slump by transforming your business processes using people, processes and technology. Agility took the IT industry by storm with its focus on team building and interactions over processes and tools. Agile frameworks are branching out now to the non-IT sectors as well, which goes to show how pivotal a role it plays in business process transformation. It not only...

When you travel to a new city, understanding the new location can be made easy with some map apps. But moving around the city, requires one to get to know the public transit system and map apps can’t get the job done, the way Moovit does. Available in 2000+ cities and with 140M customers and counting, Moovit has more riders than any other app in the world and that’s what makes it more reliable and accurate. Moovit can help you move in a city using public modes of transport and even locate your next bus in real time if you need it. Whether...

You can find ID Cards in all corporate businesses with 100+ employees,especially those in urban settings or large buildings with multiple entrances and exits. It would make sense for any event hosted by the same company to carry on that same sentiment, for the obvious reasons that ID cards provide enhanced security to everyone inside the event. Your event-goers need to feel safe, and the easiest way to do that is by insisting on an ID card system for the event. Having ID cards at corporate events ensures that only invited guests attend...

There are a lot of reasons why someone may want to sell their business. There are those that are unwavering, such as a seriously ill loved one or necessary move, and those that require some time for you to think it through like if you think it might be profitable for you to sell it and go into early retirement. Below, we’ve outlined some things you should take into consideration before committing to selling your business. Why are you interested in selling? The first question to consider when debating selling your business is why you’re...

It’s not always easy to find work. Sometimes, there aren’t enough jobs in our area, and we need to look to further afield. But if we’re going to say ‘cya later’ to our present home city, then why limit ourselves to a place elsewhere in the country? The world is getting smaller and smaller all the time, and it’s possible that you can look to other places around the globe for work. Below, we take a look at how you can find employment elsewhere, and some of what you can expect when you move. Finding Work We can all thank the...

Smart and hard work, not hard work alone, wins in this game called business. What this means is that no matter how unique a business idea you come up with, without being a bit smart, your competitors will outsmart you. But forget about beating the competition first and think about saving on costs. The lower it is the better. How can you save money on your business operations? It is not too hard really, once you put on your thinking cap and start working on it. Here are some easy cost saving ideas you may be missing out: Exploit The Free...

As Trump lowers visibility on safety fines in the workplace, it is now even more important for bosses to take care of their employee’s welfare. With that in mind, the post below will cover some of the basics concerning safety in the workplace. Something all bosses need to have a good grasp on to keep both their business and their employee as safe and healthy as possible. Your location, your problem. Generally, as a rule, if an accident happens on your site, shop, office or any other location than it is usually your problem. It is your...

In times gone by, the construction industry was an area that people tended to go into if they didn’t want to go onto higher education. Construction roles didn’t tend to require a quality education, which was why it was often seen as being an easy route in comparison to attending college and getting a degree. However, opinions have changed, and that is no longer the case. Today, to be able to work in construction, most roles require a degree in a construction-related field, such as engineering, construction management or construction...

As people are becoming more aware of the impact we have on the environment every day, everyone seems to be more interested in how we can reduce it. If we truly want to make an impact and help preserve what’s left of our planet, our efforts to go green should not end in our home. We have a moral obligation to try and get as many people as possible to realize what they’re doing to our planet and what they can do to stop it. Modern businesses are fully aware of that, and are adopting environmentally friendly practices and trying to set...