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We blog for our clients every single week. Mostly, we edit their raw thoughts, sometimes we write original posts for them and, occasionally, recycle something popular. Here are 60 of the very latest blog posts we've published for them

If you're looking for a great new website, speak to our very own Steve Axtell!
Member Profile: Steve Axtell from It'seeze Web Design

When Steve Axtell does his 60-second introduction during one of our meetings, he always starts it with a joke ...

Steffi Lewis

Steffi Lewis
blog.bni-sterling.co.uk

20th January, 2022



If you want to survive Year Two, you need to stop yourself from running out of stuff!
Business Development: Surviving Year Two

What do you want to cover today? is the usual question I ask my clients at the beginning of our session together ...

Jacky Sherman

Jacky Sherman
www.jackysherman.com

20th January, 2022



Lots of bills to pay and your customers not paying to term? That's why we need the Prompt Payment Code!
All About The Prompt Payment Code

When it comes to paying invoices, it's no surprise the survival of over 400,000 small businesses is in doubt ...

Roger Eddowes

Roger Eddowes
blog.essendonaccounts.co.uk

20th January, 2022



Looking To Downsize Your Premises In 2022?

With the price of utilities going up and rents increasing in line with inflation, many businesses are now looking to downsize ...

Bucks Biz

Bucks Biz
https://www.bucks-biz.co.uk

19th January, 2022



If you're looking for an additional source of income, the Rent-A-Room Scheme could be a great idea!
The Rent-A-Room Scheme Explained

Many of us are looking for additional sources of income so the Rent-A-Room Scheme could be a great idea ...

Helen Beaumont

Helen Beaumont
blog.essendontax.co.uk

19th January, 2022



If your elevator pitch is effective, it will be the start of many longer conversations!
Making Your Elevator Pitch Work For You

Forget about having coffee and some breakfast with a room full of strangers, networking is far more than just that ...

Christine Nairne

Christine Nairne
blog.bni-sterling.co.uk

18th January, 2022



With modern telephony, you don't want to be paying for features you'll never use!
Telephony: It’s Not About Making A Call!

To go back in time, telephone systems were known as PBX or PABX. Go even further back and you have switchboard operators ...

Pritesh Ganatra

Pritesh Ganatra
blog.btsuk.net

18th January, 2022



We look forward to welcoming you to The Arches Theatre this summer!
The Arches Theatre: Dates For Your Diary

Live outdoor theatre and music return to The Arches Theatre this summer for a whopping seven weeks ...

David Pibworth

David Pibworth
www.davidpibworth.com

18th January, 2022



Custom Emails are a fabulous core feature solving a common problem!
What Are Custom Emails And Why Are They Useful?

Having built my own digital marketing platform, I'm well versed in sending mailers to a list of people. It's a nightmare ...

Steffi Lewis

Steffi Lewis
www.slo-pcm.com

17th January, 2022



As an employer you may want to protect your workforce with a flu vaccine program of your own!
No Tax Exemption For Flu Vaccine Reimbursements

Every employer is concerned when flu season starts, and many want to protect their workforce from it ...

Roger Eddowes

Roger Eddowes
blog.essendonaccounts.co.uk

17th January, 2022



There are different ways to claim expenses from your business, but you must keep the receipts!
Claim Expenses From Your Own Business

When you are a business owner, especially in the early days, it can be convenient to claim expenses personally ...

Alison Mead

Alison Mead
blog.siliconbullet.com

17th January, 2022



If you network smarter you can nail your networking opportunities!
Network Smarter, Not Harder

Your networking goal is to connect with people who can support you in achieving your goals and who you can support in return ...

Christine Nairne

Christine Nairne
blog.bni-sterling.co.uk

13th January, 2022



The SSP Self-Certification certification period will revert back to seven days!
SSP Self-Certification Period Temporarily Extended To 28 Days

Under normal circumstances, employees can self-certify absences through sickness for the first seven days ...

Roger Eddowes

Roger Eddowes
blog.essendonaccounts.co.uk

13th January, 2022



Creating a Hub Firm may be a great way to grow your consultancy!
Grow Your Consultancy Using The Hub Firm Method

Many consultants left employment and set up on their own to escape the trappings of working in a large organisation ...

Jacky Sherman

Jacky Sherman
www.jackysherman.com

12th January, 2022



Do You Need A More Professional Workspace?

If you've been working from home, then maybe now is the time to look for a more professional workspace ...

Bucks Biz

Bucks Biz
https://www.bucks-biz.co.uk

12th January, 2022



To mitigate the landlord borrowing trap, I'd strongly recommend you speak to your tax advisor for professional property advice!
All About The Landlord Borrowing Trap

Some landlords are finding themselves with growing tax bills and are being forced to sell properties ...

Helen Beaumont

Helen Beaumont
blog.essendontax.co.uk

12th January, 2022



If you have a problem with technology, then Pritesh Ganatra from BTS UK is your first port of call!
Member Profile: Pritesh Ganatra From BTS UK

Our technology problem solver Pritesh Ganatra from BTS UK did his 10-minutes recently and it was very interesting ...

Steffi Lewis

Steffi Lewis
blog.bni-sterling.co.uk

11th January, 2022



In the modern world, all new housing estates only have a fibre optic cable to the homes!
The Rise Of Fibre Optic Broadband In The UK

Fibre Optic cables have been used for telecoms since the 70s. There are tens of thousands of miles criss-crossing the world ...

Pritesh Ganatra

Pritesh Ganatra
blog.btsuk.net

11th January, 2022



At Sparks Olney, our sessions are very much hands-on as this is the best way for young people to learn!
Young Moviemakers Are Back At Sparks Olney!

We hit the play button on Sunday on the January term of our fun, weekly filmmaking sessions at Sparks Olney ...

David Pibworth

David Pibworth
www.davidpibworth.com

11th January, 2022



Our morning red list emails make the SLO Personal Contact Manager highly proactive!
New Morning Red List Emails Prompt You To Reach Out

We're always thrilled to chat with subscribers, even more so when they make great feature suggestions ...

The SLO Media PCM Team

The SLO Media PCM Team
www.slo-pcm.com

10th January, 2022



Don't forget, HMRC's Time to Pay scheme can help as well!
HMRC Waives Late Filing And Late Payment Penalties

Good news from HMRC recently. Self-assessment taxpayers will be given another month to file their tax returns ...

Roger Eddowes

Roger Eddowes
blog.essendonaccounts.co.uk

10th January, 2022



I can either train staff or support outsourced bookkeepers to use your accounting system efficiently!
What Sort Of Bookkeeper Are You Looking For?

There are many different sorts of bookkeeper or bookkeeping services open to you when you start a new business ...

Alison Mead

Alison Mead
blog.siliconbullet.com

10th January, 2022



Whether you're face-to-face or online, networking is about building solid relationships with people you truust!
How To Be A Networking Ninja

Networking is not about attending events or selling. It is about creating relationships with people that you trust ...

Christine Nairne

Christine Nairne
blog.bni-sterling.co.uk

6th January, 2022



Many employees are working from home again, but what if your employees can't?
What If Your Employees Can't Work From Home?

Many businesses have been affected by the recent announcement from the Prime Minister to work from home ...

Roger Eddowes

Roger Eddowes
blog.essendonaccounts.co.uk

6th January, 2022



Flexibility is the key to successful office leasing

For businesses now making plans for the future the word 'flexibility' features strongly and Bucks Biz is here to help you ...

Bucks Biz

Bucks Biz
https://www.bucks-biz.co.uk

5th January, 2022



Serviced accommodation is becoming more attractive for buy-to-let landlords!
Taxation Of Serviced Accommodation

Buy-to-let landlords are looking to convert their traditional buy-to-let properties into serviced accommodation ...

Helen Beaumont

Helen Beaumont
blog.essendontax.co.uk

5th January, 2022



When you write your vision for your business, do it in the present tense!
Why Write Your Vision For Your Business In The Present Tense?

Like many coaches, I ask you to write your vision for your business in the present tense, as if you've already achieved it ...

Jacky Sherman

Jacky Sherman
www.jackysherman.com

5th January, 2022



Slow and steady wins the race!
Top 10 Tips For The Tortoise That Wins The Networking Race

You may have set ambitious business goals, but creating genuine connections with people who can help achieve them takes time ...

Christine Nairne

Christine Nairne
blog.bni-sterling.co.uk

4th January, 2022



The internet is where we live now, but it can be dark and full of terrors!
The Internet: Is It Evolution Or Revolution?

The internet, the net, the information superhighway, the web, www, the virtual world, cyberspace. What is it really?

Pritesh Ganatra

Pritesh Ganatra
blog.btsuk.net

4th January, 2022



Join our Front of House Team and be part of The Arches Theatre this summer!
The Arches Theatre: 2022 Summer Schedule Coming Soon!

We're in the process of pulling together another very exciting schedule for this summer at The Arches Theatre ...

David Pibworth

David Pibworth
www.davidpibworth.com

4th January, 2022



Whether your business is B2B or B2C, you need to maximise the value from your client list!
What's The Most Important Asset In Your Business?

Many micro-business owners are focused on winning new business using traditional marketing techniques ...

The SLO Media PCM Team

The SLO Media PCM Team
www.slo-pcm.com

3rd January, 2022



With the tax debt burden being so high right now, it's good that HMRC is targeting those that can afford to pay and supporting those in difficulty!
The Next Self-Assessment Tax Payment Is Looming

For anyone who needs to submit a tax return, the next payment is due on the 31st of January 2022 ...

Roger Eddowes

Roger Eddowes
blog.essendonaccounts.co.uk

3rd January, 2022



Keeping your Sage accounts tidy can be confusing. Here's an idea, have a hand-holding session with me!
Keeping Your Sage Tidy

When you have been running your Sage accounts for a few years, it can be worth having a declutter and a bit of a tidy up ...

Alison Mead

Alison Mead
blog.siliconbullet.com

3rd January, 2022



To do networking right, build a personal brand that is authentic and trustworthy!
Why Networking Is Good For Your Personal Brand

Like your business brand, your personal brand isn't what you say it is. It's what other people say about you ...

Christine Nairne

Christine Nairne
blog.bni-sterling.co.uk

30th December, 2021



Our blog has brought in many enquiries by both phone and email!
Why Blogging Is A Must For Any Small Business

Essendon has been blogging for a number of years and it has brought in enquiries that we wouldn't have received ...

Roger Eddowes

Roger Eddowes
blog.essendonaccounts.co.uk

30th December, 2021



New Year, New Office?

2022 is fast approaching and many small business owners are making plans for the new year ...

Bucks Biz

Bucks Biz
https://www.bucks-biz.co.uk

29th December, 2021



Accountants get your returns penny perfect, tax advisors minimise what you pay HMRC!
An Accountant Or A Tax Advisor

Accountants are the mainstay of the business world, but not everyone has a tax advisor. I think they're missing out ...

Helen Beaumont

Helen Beaumont
blog.essendontax.co.uk

29th December, 2021



The unsung hero of the Christmas story was the camel!
Let’s Hear It For The Unsung Hero Of The Christmas Story

The second half of the story of the 12 days of Christmas culminated in the Three Kings arriving to pay homage ...

Jacky Sherman

Jacky Sherman
www.jackysherman.com

29th December, 2021



Networking works for both business to business AND business to consumer!
Networking Isn’t Just For Business To Business

Many people think that business networking is for companies that want to sell to other businesses ...

Christine Nairne

Christine Nairne
blog.bni-sterling.co.uk

28th December, 2021



If you value your time then you need a technology partner like me!
Two Hours On Hold! How Much Is Your Time Worth?

Whatever type of business you are, you need technology. Your company will need broadband, computers and comms ...

Pritesh Ganatra

Pritesh Ganatra
blog.btsuk.net

28th December, 2021



Your students will grow in confidence and creativity thanks to Sparks Arts!
Sparks Olney: Fun Movie Making Workshops Coming To Your School!

We are Sparks Olney, the UK's leading provider of film and media activities for children aged from 8 to 14 ...

David Pibworth

David Pibworth
www.davidpibworth.com

28th December, 2021



You'll be amazed at how useful my bookkeeping handholding service can be!
Do You Know About My Bookkeeping Handholding Service?

Bookkeeping can be a lonely pastime. You'll definitely benefit from my Bookkeeping Handholding Service ...

Alison Mead

Alison Mead
blog.siliconbullet.com

27th December, 2021



Is it really from HMRC? Beware of self-assessment scams!
HMRC: Be Aware Of Self-Assessment Scams!

With the run-up to the 31st January filing deadline, HMRC has issued a reminder to be aware of self-assessment scams ...

Roger Eddowes

Roger Eddowes
blog.essendonaccounts.co.uk

27th December, 2021



I highly recommend you visit BNI Sterling soon!
BNI Sterling: What To Expect When You Visit A Meeting

Many people see BNI as a stuffy network of old men in suits, but the truth is that BNI Sterling is far from that ...

Steffi Lewis

Steffi Lewis
blog.bni-sterling.co.uk

23rd December, 2021



The Chancellor has put aside £1billion for businesses in the hospitality and leisure sector!
Chancellor Announces Business Support In The Face Of Omicron

Any small or medium-sized business can now claim from the Government to cover any Statutory Sick Pay ...

Roger Eddowes

Roger Eddowes
blog.essendonaccounts.co.uk

23rd December, 2021



Wishing Everyone A Very Merry Christmas

We wanted to thank everyone that made it such a good year at Bucks Biz. 2021 really was an amazing year ...

Bucks Biz

Bucks Biz
https://www.bucks-biz.co.uk

22nd December, 2021



Here's some fun tax trivial for you to use instead of rubbish cracker jokes!
Wishing You All A Very Merry Christmas

With most of us finishing for the holidays this week, I thought I'd join the festivities and let you have some tax trivia ...

Helen Beaumont

Helen Beaumont
blog.essendontax.co.uk

22nd December, 2021



The song, Good King Wenceslas shares a simple message that following in another's footsteps makes a difficult task easier!
Following In Other People's Footsteps This Christmas

Good King Wenceslas has always been a popular carol for me for the simple reasons of the audience participation ...

Jacky Sherman

Jacky Sherman
www.jackysherman.com

22nd December, 2021



Small business owners can ill afford to chase every marketing opportunity, but business networking really does work!
Make The Most Of Any Marketing Opportunity

When you're looking for a good marketing opportunity, it might be tempting to try a little of everything ...

Christine Nairne

Christine Nairne
blog.bni-sterling.co.uk

21st December, 2021



We'd love you to join in the fun and get inspired by filmmaking!
The Perfect Gift For Budding Filmmakers

Stuck on what to get a budding filmmaker aged 7-14 for Christmas? Look no further than Sparks Olney ...

David Pibworth

David Pibworth
www.davidpibworth.com

21st December, 2021



When it comes to XaaS you should always consult an independent adviser like myself!
Does Your XaaS Host Make You Feel Welcome?

It seems that everything in Telecoms and IT is defined with a suffix of 'as a service' these days, known commonly as XaaS ...

Pritesh Ganatra

Pritesh Ganatra
blog.btsuk.net

21st December, 2021



Put a rocket under your prospecting with PCM Advamced!
Put A Rocket Under Your Prospecting!

When you're looking for new prospects, selecting a single profession in a specific location would be an amazing timesaver ...

The SLO Media PCM Team

The SLO Media PCM Team
www.slo-pcm.com

20th December, 2021



I wonder if Santa reads my blog posts to get help and advice about bookkeeping?
Alison's Top 5 Blog Posts Of 2021

It's been a great year at Silicon Bullet HQ, but it hasn't been without its challenges, but I've blogged all year ...

Alison Mead

Alison Mead
blog.siliconbullet.com

20th December, 2021



From the whole team and I, best wishes for a very Merry Christmas!
Essendon Accounts: Christmas 2021 Opening Hours

With only a few days to go, we're all looking forward to a well-deserved break over the Christmas holiday ...

Roger Eddowes

Roger Eddowes
blog.essendonaccounts.co.uk

20th December, 2021



Don't be afraid of doing your 60-seconds. We're a friendly bunch at BNI Sterling and we only want you to succeed!
Don't Be Afraid Of Your 60-seconds!

When I talk to visitors who are out networking for the first time, they all say the same thing about doing their 60-seconds ...

Steffi Lewis

Steffi Lewis
blog.bni-sterling.co.uk

16th December, 2021



If you want to save tax in your business then electric vehicles could be the way to go!
Where Can I Save Tax In My Business?

Business parks and hotel car parks are beginning to fill up with electric vehicles across the United Kingdom ...

Roger Eddowes

Roger Eddowes
blog.essendonaccounts.co.uk

16th December, 2021



Are You Looking For A New Office In 2022?

It's nearly the end of 2021 and many micro-business are thinking about the new year and how they can improve ...

Bucks Biz

Bucks Biz
https://www.bucks-biz.co.uk

15th December, 2021

Command Attention At Your Networking Meeting

Daniel Goleman says you can only hold someone's attention for around four sentences before their mind wanders ...

Jacky Sherman

Jacky Sherman
www.jackysherman.com

15th December, 2021

Simplification of Inheritance Tax reporting will be a welcome relief to many!
Changes To Inheritance Tax Reporting Requirements

For anyone who dies on or after the 1st of January 2022, Inheritance Tax reporting requirements are simplified ...

Helen Beaumont

Helen Beaumont
blog.essendontax.co.uk

15th December, 2021

There are many different ways to spend your money when you're running a small business, so why invest in business networking?
Why Choose Business Networking?

There are many different ways to spend your money when you're running a small business, so why invest in business networking?

Christine Nairne

Christine Nairne
blog.bni-sterling.co.uk

14th December, 2021