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About Business and Community Link

Business and Community Link is here to offer the best in business support. We are a small but friendly team of business owners who understand the difficulties that you face because we have been there! Our main aim is to encourage, support and offer assistance to those running or thinking of running micro and small businesses. Our vision is to be the first point of call for businesses across the country when they are looking to get the help and support they need to make a success of their organisations. We will provide training, mentorship and affordable solutions so that all businesses no matter what their size or turnover, can have a fighting chance of survival.

Teamwork within the Team’s work

Growth is inevitable on the success journey but getting your management team to grow simultaneously with the business is also a huge challenge also. Personally I agree with this article found on the guardian today, what do you think? – Sam Bailey Managing growth: ‘Stop interfering … Continue reading

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Nearly one third of UK business decision makers are looking for a career change in 2013

This blog was take from http://www.smeweb.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=4010:nearly-one-third-of-uk-business-decision-makers-are-looking-for-a-career-change-in-2013&catid=59:news&Itemid=105 However, only 37 per cent are confident about securing a new job, research reveals. Almost one third of UK business decision makers are looking for a career change in 2013, new research shows. At … Continue reading

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Why Your Small Business Needs a Blog

This blog was taken from http://business.time.com/2012/09/14/why-your-small-business-needs-a-blog/ For starters, it keeps your site fresh and can boost your search engine ranking, notes Maryalene LaPonsie at Small Business Computing. It can establish you as an expert, which can make people think of … Continue reading

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5 Ways “Lean” Operations Can Save You Money

This blog was taken from http://blog.intuit.com/money/5-ways-lean-operations-can-save-you-money/ Few businesses are more efficient than the makers of automobiles. In the late 1980s, an MIT research team coined the phrase “lean manufacturing” to describe Toyota’s streamlined operations. Today, “lean” processes are being implemented … Continue reading

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5 Steps to Creating an Effective Wellness Incentive Program

This blog was taken from http://blog.intuit.com/employees/5-steps-to-creating-an-effective-wellness-incentive-program/ According to a 2011 study by Incentive Research Foundation, only one in five employees will participate in a wellness program without rewards; however, four out of five people will join when incentives are offered.Here … Continue reading

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Out of recession – but hold off the bunting

This blog was taken from http://www.neweconomics.org/blog/2012/10/26/out-of-recession-but-hold-off-the-bunting Growth of 1% in the third quarter of 2012 only puts the economy back to where it was this time last year.  By squacco Rejoice, just rejoice. Britain is back out of recession. On the … Continue reading

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8 Small Business Tax-Saving Tips for 2012

This blog was taken from http://blog.intuit.com/money/8-small-business-tax-saving-tips-for-2012/1. Deduct expenses this year and defer taxable income, if you qualify. Most small businesses use the cash method of accounting for tax purposes. If that is your situation and you expect to be in the same … Continue reading

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