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Make your own luck in business with the ‘four types of luck’

I recently read a blog by Sahil Bloom and fell in love with ‘the four kinds of luck’

Making good introductions: it’s all about etiquette

We’ve made and received loads of business introductions over the years and formed some opinions about what makes
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Build custom business applications in Excel with UserForms

UserForms are an incredibly powerful data capture tool.They are basically boxes which help you ensure that anyone putting
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Automation of customs invoice documents in Excel

We've been helping clients to automate the creation of EU customs invoices and supporting documents, where their existing systems weren't ready for the change.
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When Excel is the perfect tool for the job and when it is not

Excel is a fantastic tool for a wide variety of tasks but, like all tools, it has its limitations. In this blog, we’ll cover those areas where Excel works well and those areas where there are better and more appropriate tools for the job.

The virtual cuppa (networking from home)

When Covid-19 hampered our regular breakfast meetup, we tried having a virtual cuppa instead - this is how it went.

Home working (and enjoying it): a practical guide

Tips (and mistakes) we learned the hard way. Working from home can be exhilarating. Just don’t get stuck on the hamster wheel.
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Work life balance – a simple way to determine whether you have it

I read “It doesn’t have to be crazy at work” by the Basecamp founders – and can’t recommend it highly enough.

You’ll be great. You just have to go for it.

Know that stuff you keep thinking about doing but never quite get around to? Just go for it. You’ll be great.

Thinking inside the box: work inspiration from my cat

Good thinking comes from taking a moment away from the grind, the noise and pressure of our regular environment.
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Get larger monitors to boost productivity – get lots of them

If you’re looking to boost productivity, either for you or your employees, get big monitors. Get lots of them.

Sleep-in calculations keeping care sector up at night

Changes to NMW calculation rules are causing nightmares for sleep-ins in the care sector.