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HOW TO STAY EFFICIENT AS A SOLOPRENEUR

Building a business may be exciting, but it’s also a lot of work. You need to use your time as productively as possible to ensure steady growth. This is even more important for solopreneurs, who can’t delegate tasks to employees. Even if you work from a coworking office and don’t have to worry about things like office space management, spending your time wisely can be a constant struggle. That’s why it’s smart to keep certain essential time management tips in mind. If you’re trying to start a business on your own, the following advice will help you get work done efficiently:

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DO YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES TO WORK REMOTELY?

If you want to be a remote worker, you may need to convince your boss. Daniel Mobbs has the lowdown on the skills required, from effective time management to confident communications While remote working is increasingly popular, not everyone is a natural-born remote employee. Where some people are primed to excel beyond the four walls of the office HQ, others are more likely to crash and burn without plans and strategies in place for a new way of working. “Candidates must be honest about their own ability to handle the heightened responsibilities and expectations that accompany remote work,” says Anthony Curlo, CEO of IT recruiting and staff augmentation firm DaVinciTek(1).

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11 EXPERT TIPS FOR FINDING THE PERFECT OFFICE SPACE

It can be a challenge when looking to find that perfect office space to operate your new business out of. You want to have all the amenities you need to function, but you don’t want to be saddled with a sky-high lease payment. Keeping your rent terms and costs in check can make the difference in whether or not your business stays afloat or struggles financially. However, finding everything you need in an office space without skimping is a fine line to tread. Here are 11 expert tips and recommendations in finding the perfect office space:

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TEN FUNDAMENTAL POINTS TO IMPROVE YOUR SALE STRATEGY

Sales are the lifeblood of every business. Whether you call it business development, account handling or client relationship management, the principles are the same. But there’s a fine line between success and failure. Follow these ten tips and improve your chances of closing any sale.

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SEVEN SIGNS YOUR STARTUP IS READY TO EXPAND ITS TEAM

The inception of any business is both thrilling and terrifying. In order to rapidly grow your company, it’s important to consider taking calculated risks, but you need to have confidence that these will pay off. Getting your business to the stage of being able to expand its workforce is a major milestone for any startup owner, but employing extra staff too soon, or creating unnecessary roles, can have a costly effect and in some cases, spell the end of your dream of being your own boss. So what are the signs that your business is ready to make its first hire?

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Mark Ruck, Trelleborg Industrial Tyres UK Ltd

We chose Basepoint because it stood out as the most flexible option for our business. The Chepstow office is just 20 minutes drive from our previous office and is ideally…

Alex Kempster, National Grid

We have used Basepoint many times now as a meeting venue, initially as the location was excellent. We are now repeat offenders as the service is fantastic, we are looked …

Andrew Barker, JustIngredients

JustIngredients have been based here at Riverside Court for a few years and during that time our business has grown and our office space expanded. The team at JustIngredi…