When you’re running a small business it’s easy to let financial admin slip while you’re busy with the day-to-day tasks of growing your business. Having a clear picture of your business finances is imperative in order for you to make informed and accurate decisions.
It may surprise you to know that multitasking, task switching or serial tasking as it is sometimes referred to, is not as efficient as you might think. If you want to consistently produce high quality work in less time then you need to embrace single tasking.
Most businesses understand the importance of emails in their business marketing. Far from dying in the wake of social media emails are here for the foreseeable future. Email marketing has moved on a pace and if you’re serious about growing your business you need to be serious about slicing and dicing your data
Business partnerships have always been of importance to us at Buy Time. In our mind there is no better approach to providing the most diverse range of services than the famous saying “No man (or business) is an island” (John Donne). Now however it is more important then ever.
Hiring a virtual assistant during lockdown can empower your business productivity and organise your home life. With the ability to flex up and down to meet your business requirements they offer a cost effective solution without the financial burden of a permanent employee.
We are facing challenging times with uncertainties on how Coronavirus will impact our families, our lives and our businesses. Businesses are bracing themselves for staff shortages due to the illness spreading and increased numbers of people needing to self-isolate.
Juggling day care for your kids can add to the stress of general life. Although still in a minority there are some coworking spaces that have embraced the need for childcare. It’s a concept still in its infancy but for freelancers, part-timers and workers from home this could throw a life-line, both practically and financially.
Workplace stress is on the rise at an alarming rate and excessive workloads and tight deadlines are cited as one of the main causes. Running a small business is one of the most stressful things one can do and it’s vital to minimise the issues causing stress for you and your team.
Owning a small business should not mean kissing goodbye to holidays. Taking a break from work is essential for all of us. It’s good for your health, mental wellbeing and for your business too. A chance to recharge the batteries, make future plans and take time to see the business from a different perspective.
Buy Time are keen to support companies that are leading the fight against climate change and the environment. OfficeXpress are steering the way with sustainable solutions that have helped thousands of businesses recycle their ink and toner for the past 7 years. By educating and encouraging our customers, employees and supplier to reduce, reuse and […]
We are still some way from the festive season but sending corporate gifts at Christmas time provides an ideal opportunity to recognise and acknowledge the positive relationships that strong customers and staff have on a business. Internal recognition can improve productivity and moral whilst extending it externally is a proven tool for successful client retention. […]