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Get more from your business meetings

Alan Barker, author of How to Manage Meetings, on how to achieve more valuable outcomes Meetings are the most expensive communication tool for any business. Do yours provide a good

Q&A: Accepting card payments

Matthew Hall, HSBC Head Of Corporate Payment Card Solutions – Business Banking, makes the business case for accepting card payments According to The UK Cards Association, debit and credit cards

Top HMRC tax help for sole traders

Robbie Morrison from the HMRC Digital Support for Business and Agents Team offers advice As an HMRC regional partnering manager, I look to build constructive relationships with businesses. I also

Q&A: Griselda Togobo of Forward Ladies

How the organisation is supporting, inspiring and celebrating women in business Forward Ladies was founded in 1999 to “unlock potential in professional women” in the Yorkshire region. Its owner and

Business development plans

Growth expert Russell Streeter on the benefits of business development plans If properly researched and put together, a business development plan can help you to scale up your business and