Author: Jackie Forster

How to Manage Your Business Whilst Away

After a long year in lockdown, it has never been more important to ensure you are taking a break and unwinding. However, when you own your own business, this can be a tough process as you are the sole person responsible for everything that happens, and rightfully so, you can feel a little protective. To […]

The Importance of Good Presentation Skills

Effective presentation skills are a key part of communication and are used to present ideas, projects, plans, or strategies in front of an audience. Whether it be an upcoming webinar, event, meeting in person, or online, presenting can feel like an uncomfortable experience no matter how old you are. However, they are extremely important within […]

Establishing Vision and Values for your Business

Having a strong vision and set of values is crucial for your business to flourish and succeed. Both vision and values embody the company’s ethos and establish the direction in which the business wants to progress. However, not very many people know what both of these attributes mean, so here is a breakdown as well […]

How to Communicate Effectively Within Your Business

There is no doubt that communication within a business is fundamental in ensuring that the workplace runs smoothly. Whether this be communicating with new starters or colleagues who have been with the business since the start, it is imperative to have effective communication in order to ensure that your business progresses forward, and everyone is […]

How can I start up a business with low start-up costs?

So, you have decided you want to set up your own business but now you are wondering logistically: How do I do that without spending lots of money? There might be several options out there such as a loan or searching for an investor and deciding the right option for you can be daunting and […]

What are some essential online tools you should using?

Being a business owner in the modern world means that technology is your absolute best friend. Nowadays, there is an app for everything and figuring out the key ones you should use can be a tough process. I have collated a list of the top 5 systems I would recommend to both smaller and larger […]

What is MFA?

Are you the kind of person who uses the same password for everything? Easily guessed passwords is a huge issue that can cost you and your business a lot of money should someone hack your website or social media channels. According to the Xero website, up to 80% of data breaches can be prevented with […]

Setting Goals For Your Business

Setting goals is a vital part of establishing your business plan in order to succeed on a short- and long-term basis. Also, it gives a vision for the business and allows employees and the business owner to know and more importantly understand the direction in which the business is going. What are business goals? A […]

7 Principles of GDPR

The GDPR data privacy law across Europe ensure that peoples personal data is protected. Is it time for a refresh on what GDPR means for your business? Or maybe you aren’t sure what comes under GDPR? Lawfulness, fairness and transparency This principle is one of the most important areas which gives total transparency in relation […]

Tips to Manage your Workload Effectively

Is managing your workload something you struggle with? Anybody in business realises just how hard being successful can be. At times, balancing your workload can be an extremely challenging task. Therefore, allowing different responsibilities to pile up and resulting in you becoming overwhelmed very quickly. To a certain extent, it is about working smarter than […]