Small businesses may sometimes find it difficult to spare the time to take part in networking events; however, it can be time well spent, bringing many short and long-term benefits. Basepoint Business Centres are a leading supplier of affordable office centres, with more than 30 bases across southern England and Wales, including Suffolk, Dorset and Kent. Here we look at a few types of event which SMEs can use to connect with the wider business world, and the benefits that networking can bring.
Classical music, salmon for dinner and a technique that TV's 'Sherlock' uses are among the steps you can take towards greater brainpower. All of us want to be smarter than we already are. So, many of us devote ourselves to a lifelong quest to learn more and expand our minds. Whether we’re reading the newspaper, picking up a new book, watching documentaries or learning a new skill by watching YouTube videos, our underlying purpose is generally to become smarter individuals.
You may not have an artistic bone in your body, but rest easy: There are experts, freelancers and low-cost online tools to help. We live in a logo-driven world. Think about those familiar logos for Coca-Cola, Nike, Starbucks, Google etc. According to the experts at Red Crow Marketing, the average adult is exposed to over 4,000 advertisements every day, and often the only image in the ad is the sponsoring company’s logo. That's why, for a small business or startup, a logo is critical. It's the anchor of your brand, drawing attention to your company and representing its core values.
Affordable office space As the pace of work seems to get more intense, most of us seem to be trying to fit more into every day. But it seems our efforts to be more productive in less time is being undermined by one thing – interruptions.
With the variety of serviced and flexible office solutions on offer today, businesses, in some cases, are now favouring a serviced office environment over a traditional lease option.