As a thank you to our loyal customers of Basepoint Basingstoke, the Centre Management Team put on a summer event for our licensees to enjoy. Boycey's Catering Solutions brought their Wood Fired Pizza Oven to provide some tasty Friday lunchtime treats.
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.
The Business Network International (BNI) found that 75 per cent of business owners are put off engaging with a small business because of its lack of social media presence. With over 270 million Twitter users and 1.2 billion Facebook users, there is hard evidence that social media is a powerful tool for business owners, however many SMEs are still reluctant to build an online following.
Meetings get a lot of bad press, with productivity ‘gurus’ in particular frequently claiming that companies waste too much time in them. However, rather than quitting meetings altogether, we can rethink how to use that time more effectively. Here we take a look at five ways you can make your meetings more productive.
Enjoy a spectacular summer’s day out riding through the most beautiful parts of Hampshire’s countryside to raise funds for your local Hospice. To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Hospice, we have a special 25 mile route, as well as an additional new route of 15 miles. For experienced cyclists, why not try our 65 mile route, or if you are less familiar with cycling but would like a challenge try our 39 miles!