Several months ago, ANP Services Spalding was entered into the local business accelerators campaign, which is aimed at helping 'up and coming' small local business to succeed by giving them access to free mentoring from a variety of sources and advertising and promotional features in the local media....
Following several meetings with various judges etc, we are delighted to reveal that we have been selected as one of the three joint regional winners!
This entitles us to a year…Continue
I work with social media every single day.
Although I've had to make a conscious effort to remove myself from in front of the computer screen due to overload, even my weekends are spattered with a touch of social interactivity in some shape or form.
Even if I leave the house to go into town or partake in some other activity it's very rare I'm without my web enabled mobile (or should that be smartphone?).
Today's web and media savvy people (and that isn't just youngsters)…Continue
Added by Phil Voice on February 21, 2013 at 9:55 — No Comments
I'm a bit of an early adopter when it comes to techstuff. Not everything I try is useful or even enjoyable but there are a few apps that now serve me well and I now regard as indispensable.
Here's my top 5 list of apps that help me run two gardening businesses.
Evernote is proving to be invaluable. It was a bit of a slow burner to start with but I now use it with impunity.…
Following on from our first press release, Crawley news contacted us as they were interested in Aye's 'story' - where he came from, how we met and our success as a gardening business.
You can read the full story here: Ayegardening in the Crawley News
Thank you for all the lovely feedback on our …Continue
RJC Building & Paving have recently completed another successful ‘Drivewayfix’ project, giving a new lease of life to a domestic driveway.
Experienced Drivewayfixer, RJC Building & Paving, have left another homeowner reaping the benefits of the Drivewayfix range of driveway restoration products, following the application of Seal & Stop.
The homeowners had battled with consistent weed growth and much of the jointing sand had been…Continue
Added by Driveway-Fix on April 20, 2012 at 14:56 — No Comments
With house prices falling by 5% in 2012 and 5% again in 2013 (Guardian, October 2011) more and more homeowners are deciding to ‘improve’ , protecting their equity, rather than ‘move’ - now is the perfect time to develop your skill set and become a ‘Drivewayfixer’.
Drivewayfix offers a range of innovative products that will repair potholes, cracks and patches and rejuvenate faded Tarmac drives.
Despite the range being very easy to use, plenty…Continue
Added by Driveway-Fix on April 20, 2012 at 14:54 — No Comments
Five hundred women working in land-based industries across the UK will continue to benefit from Lantra’s Women and Work 2011-12 Funding Project, as it has been extended for a fifth year.
Women and Work has already helped 1212 businesses and 3,250 women to increase their skills in industries where women are under-represented. Not only that, for the first time ever, this project is open to women from Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland and those who have already…Continue
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It’s always challenging for small businesses owners to bid against the big guys. Burdened with less staff and equipment, small businesses are often forced to compete on price alone – an action that ultimately leads to less profit – if any – at the end of the day. To stop the endless cycle of taking on…Continue
Added by Mark Bradley on March 21, 2011 at 15:03 — No Comments
Implement the right systems and spend less time working IN your business, more time working ON your business.
After his last meeting with Bill, Dan returned to work with his mind set on jumpstarting the spring hiring process.Continue
Added by Mark Bradley on March 15, 2011 at 12:24 — No Comments
Many business owners dread giving out end-of-the-year employee performance evaluations – so much so that, oftentimes, employers will eschew the process all together. It’s easy to understand why – not only do some find it uncomfortable to have to rate another person’s level of adequacy (or perhaps, I should say, inadequacy), but many are fearful of being put in a compromising position. You know? The one in which your employees are gunning for more money and you’re forced to confront the…Continue
Added by Mark Bradley on February 10, 2011 at 17:06 — No Comments
There’s no question. In today’s fast-paced, technology-driven world, an online presence is not just a perk, it’s a necessity.
The majority of people turn to the web when they’re looking for a service in their area. Whether it’s a plumber, a cleaner or an electrician they’re after, interested customers know to scour the web for local businesses. It’s no…Continue
Added by Mark Bradley on December 2, 2010 at 14:49 — No Comments
Simply Business , the UK’s leading insurance brokers for small businesses, canvassed their community of customers to identify the key issues faced by small…
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How are you plans to start a gardening and landscaping business coming on?
So far we've tried to determine if landscape or garden business is right for you by asking some tough questions. We've also looked at how to plan your business plan to give you a little help in adapting your mental…
As requested at Landscape Juice Network, my colleague Laura and I put some things together to look out for when you are looking for Landscape Gardener’s business insurance. I hope this clarify buying the right cover for your business.
Public liability insurance
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