Business Daily

Ideal ways to protect against shoplifters in retail

Authored by Sarah Parker

If you run a small retail business, then shoplifters can be an ongoing frustration. Your stock is your livelihood, and if you have people taking that stock without paying for it, then your business is at serious risk. Small businesses are particularly susceptible because profit margins are often tight, and there is a lack of financial support to invest in expensive security systems. Retail...

Taking on the online giants at their own game

Authored by Mike Page

Builders’ merchant Inter-Line is showing how to beat the online giants with a best-in-class digital operation that has just won the prestigious website of the year title.

Online giants such as Amazon and Screwfix have been eyeing up the builders’ merchant sector and are taking business from traditional merchants.

This has left many builders’ merchants reviewing how their...

Plymouth business celebrates apprenticeship success

Authored by Mary

With National Apprenticeship week just around the corner, it’s time to reflect on, recognise and celebrate the success stories around us.

For Iconic Opticians, this success came in the name of Sam Lewis. The story started back in February 2017 when Sam was only 16: “Leaving school was a bit daunting and I wasn’t sure what to do next. I came across apprenticeships and it sounded like...

Tools needed to help young people in Africa

Authored by Mary

RGB Building Supplies is delighted to have once again joined forces with South West-based charity Amigos to invite customers and members of the local community to donate preloved tools, which will go on to be used by young people in Africa.

For the past 13 years Amigos has been providing vocational learning opportunities in Uganda including training in carpentry and building...

Big Sis mentoring project wins big boost at Plymouth Science Park

Authored by Duncan Little

A project designed to ease the stress and anxiety associated with adolescent girls has won a big boost, thanks to the team at Plymouth Science Park.

'Big Sis C.I.C.' aims to provide mentoring from female university students, who are studying education, to girls who are about to enter secondary schools in Plymouth.

The idea is that they will be able to provide an informal...

Chase de Vere says that employers must do more on pensions’ engagement

Authored by News Desk

Chase de Vere, the independent and corporate financial advisers, says that employers aren’t doing enough to ensure their employees are fully engaged with their workplace pensions.

More than 10 million people are saving into a workplace pension through auto enrolment. This is fantastic news as pension schemes are generally the best choice for people to save for retirement and this...

How to make your direct marketing stand out

Authored by Mike Page

If you’re trying to grow your small business, then you need to get your name out there so potential customers will consider you when looking for the products or services that you offer. There are many different things you can do, but what’s the best for your brand and how can you get in touch with your target audience?

When starting to build your marketing strategy, you may be...

Promotional Products to Use in Employee Recognition Programs

Authored by Mike Page

Companies that have employee recognition programs to thank and reward outstanding employees have a good chance of improving their services. This resonates with clients, and they end up being happy. This is also an opportunity to market your brand name because the company logo and name will be printed on the gift items that are given to clients.

As an employer, it is ideal to give...

What are the benefits of using a Forex demo account?

Authored by Mike Page

There are many statistics that highlight the sheer size and appeal of the forex market, with the value of this global entity estimated as a staggering $1.934 quadrillion .

This is more than 2.5-times larger than the world’s GDP, and with this in mind, it's little wonder that the majority of novice investors look to target this marketplace when starting out.

However, it’s...

How Umbrella Payroll Benefits Contractors

Authored by Mike Page

If you are a freelancer, consultant, or work independently from a company you may be faced with some unexpected payments in due course. So, it’s time to plan ahead and account for your expenses.

Or it may be that you are unsure of being a Limited Company just yet, so being under an umbrella company is a perfect way to try out contingent worker’s benefits. Here are just a few of the...