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    November, 2008

    • A professional front door

      From guest blogger Emma Jones When you run a business from home, you realise the importance of extending a professional welcome to existing clients and potential customers. Presenting to prospects a reception that says ‘we are in business, here to serve and quality is our aim.' There are a number...
    • Implications of the reduction in VAT

      While we're all trying to work out the implications of the reduction in VAT earlier this week, the obvious implications for invoicing need to be addressed pretty quickly. As fellow blogger Nick pointed out on Tuesday, in his True Business blog post VAT down to 15%: send out those invoices fast! , all...
    • Microsoft and the NSPCC: raising vital funds

      The bumper total raised by the televised Children in Need appeal a couple of weeks ago is evidence that even in these difficult times - or perhaps especially in these times - the general public is very aware of those less fortunate than we'd like. We all try to do a bit here and Microsoft does too. If...
    • Viapost could reduce your postal costs: guest blogger Tim Kimber

      ViaPost offers an innovative way for companies (and individuals) to save cost and increase the efficiency of their postage needs. They have developed a print driver that is downloaded, and then when you go to print from Word, you actually print to their remote digital printers and the letter is collated...
    • Top 10 money-saving tips

      We're all looking at ways to save money at the moment. And small businesses are no different to large ones in that respect. In the Microsoft Small Business Centre we've put together a list of 10 money-saving tips which we recommend you take a look at. The first four items on the list are all about free...