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Cash handling policies and procedures with a policy example.

Despite advances in card technology, private individuals still choose to pay by coins and banknotes for 52% of their transactions (Source: Payment Council) and with polymer banknotes and the new £1 coin coming out in the near future, cash is still very much in the game. However is the way you handle your cash losing …

Why you need an eCommerce website and what it takes to build one.

This article outlines the importance of owning an e-commerce website and the key factors involved in building one. I find small businesses need a simple guide on how to build an e-commerce website without going into the technical aspects they don’t understand. Simply put, an e-commerce website is an online platform that buys or sells …

Cash versus card payments

It is common knowledge that in recent years card and electronic payments have become more prevalent. The question is, what are the benefits and pitfalls of cash and card. Knowledge is power. To make informed decisions about your payment processes is a key step in streamlining your business and finding the most cost effective solution …

The real truth behind finding a viable business idea.

Have you got the motivation but haven’t got the idea? Have you tried to execute an idea but it just seems to fizzle into nothing or make a measly profit? Do people give you business advice and supposedly smart ideas but they never have any real substance? Welcome to one of the most frustrating times …

Learn your own way. The most underrated key to success.

Are you regularly influenced by others opinions? Do you read business advice and self-help? If so, you’re in the majority. But ask yourself honestly, have other opinions made a significant positive impact on your success? If there’s so much good advice out there that works, why is it 99% of people still fail? Why is …