September is the Month to Tackle Life Admin Tasks

As we sign off on summer and head towards autumn and dare I mention Christmas, now is the time to tackle long To Do lists that have built up over the holidays. September is a key month to action those tasks we have been meaning to do and get your life admin organised.

Email marketing

Email Segmentation: Every Business Needs It To Increase Sales

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

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The Power Of Business Partnerships

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.

Holidays in the UK

Summer 2020: 8 Great Staycation Ideas

We’re all worried about our summer holidays this year. Trips abroad are looking uncertain with overseas travel restrictions currently still in place. There’s also the query as to whether the 14-day quarantine period will remain.

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How A Virtual Assistant Can Help During Lockdown

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.

Coworking Spaces That Come With Childcare

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.

Practical ways to deal with stress in the workplace

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.

How to have a relaxing holiday away from your business

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.