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    March, 2009

    • What sells in a recession?

      There's a great new article on MSN Money, 'What sells in a recession ?', spotlighting products and industries which are actually seeing significant growth in the current economic climate - it's well worth a read. Here's a taste: Caravans are hot (apparently). Fewer of us are indulging in exotic...
    • How green is your office?

      Seed change on Green Office Week with Avery What does your business do to help the environment? Research has shown that although UK employees want to be more environmentally friendly there aren't enough facilities and opportunities to enable workers to help the environment. Green Office Week 2009...
    • The devasting effects of a fire

      I’ve been banging on about IT security, worms and viruses, business continuity (aka disaster recovery) plans and the like, for some time now, and guess what – I’m going to post another one today, although this one is of a more personal nature. Small Business Blog was hosting a dinner part on Saturday...
    • Roll out the red carpet ...the business owners are in town

      From guest blogger Emma Jones With it being Oscar season and all, what better time to talk about awards for the stars of the business world. Entering awards is an effective marketing tool; writing the entry helps to define business plans and goals and, if you win, you earn prizes, recognition and...
    • Sticks and stones

      The awful and embarrassing names people call their children was a story floating around the press last week. Justin Case, Barb Dwyer and Stan Still were favourites, as were Pearl Button, Jo King, Barry Cade, Carrie Oakey, Priti Manek and Tim Burr. If you need a bit of a chuckle on a Friday morning take...