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Getting Young People Interested in Business

Getting Young People Interested in Business

It’s important for small companies to get the younger generation interested in business, as they are your potential customers and employees of tomorrow. Often young people may not consider going into business – but local companies can help to build awareness of the varied career opportunities which are available. Building professional relationships with young people […]

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Keeping Your Small Business Healthy, Safe – and Legal

Keeping Your Small Business Healthy, Safe – and Legal

Do the words “Health and Safety” give you a sinking feeling? Many small business owners tend to feel the same way, but help is at hand. One of the many advantages of choosing managed offices to rent is that you don’t have to take care of this alone, because support is available from the management […]

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Does Your SME Need a Change of Image?

Does Your SME Need a Change of Image?

When a company starts up, as business owner you decide on what you think are the perfect name and logo, encapsulating what you want to achieve. But, several years down the line, you’ve fallen out of love with your branding and feel it may be time for a change. This could be a brand refresh […]

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Planning the Perfect Christmas Party for your Small Business

Planning the Perfect Christmas Party for your Small Business

With less than 40 working days left until Christmas, if you haven’t already started planning your small company’s party, there’s not much time left. As the daunting task of trying to organise a party often falls to someone with no prior experience of booking events, our step-by-step guide aims to cover everything you’ll need to […]

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Face to Face Meetings – 6 Reasons Why They Are Still Vital in a Digital Age

Face to Face Meetings – 6 Reasons Why They Are Still Vital in a Digital Age

Virtual meetings have an important role to play in a digital age, but face-to-face meetings are still as vital as ever. Instead of replacing traditional meetings, Skype, video conferencing and digital tools now complement them, helping colleagues and clients to stay in touch via a range of channels. At Basepoint, our network of business centres […]

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How Office Facilities Management Services Can Benefit SMEs

How Office Facilities Management Services Can Benefit SMEs

Owners of small businesses can easily end up spending large parts of their working days dealing with office maintenance, which is often time which they can ill afford. When you lease a fully serviced office to rent from Basepoint, however, we provide a facilities management support team who will take care of these sorts of […]

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Top Tips to Help Your SME Beat the Blues This Winter

Top Tips to Help Your SME Beat the Blues This Winter

Winter will all too soon be here, bringing a risk that cold weather could hit morale in the office and even impact the productivity of your SME. Never mind the summertime blues – the wintertime version is far more of a reality for many of us, especially once the clocks go back and dark mornings and […]

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5 Unusual Options for Team Building

5 Unusual Options for Team Building

Team-building activities have really caught on over recent years. They can be especially valuable for small companies, because often during everyday work there is no time to stop and get to know each other socially.  Sometimes people who work together in an office can also get together with colleagues in another small company for this […]

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Tied Up in Red Tape? How to Cut the Admin Burden on SMEs

Tied Up in Red Tape? How to Cut the Admin Burden on SMEs

If you feel you are constantly wading through admin tasks, with too little time left for your core business activities, you’re not alone. A new survey by Sage has once again underlined just how much time UK SMEs are losing through red tape – an estimated 120 working hours per year on average. Other research […]

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How Small Businesses Can Benefit from Working in a Serviced Business Centre

How Small Businesses Can Benefit from Working in a Serviced Business Centre

The growth of the serviced business centre is one of the UK’s biggest success stories of the past few years. The value of the sector in the UK has been put at £16 billion, if you use conventional methods, and even this might be a conservative estimate. The area is likely to grow much bigger, […]

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