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Best free apps for small business owners

Are you a small business owner? In today’s fast-paced world, technology is essential to help small business owners stay ahead. These free apps can help you with everything from finance to travel plans.   Wave – financial software Wave seamlessly handles invoices, payments, taxes, pay roll and more for small business owners and entrepreneurs. The [Read more…]

Workplace Problems: Why are your employees lacking motivation?

There are several factors that could be causing low motivation in your workplace and these factors can have detrimental effects on both the employees and the business. Here we explore possible reasons for low motivation amongst your employees and what you can do to solve it.   If you’re unsure whether your employees are lacking [Read more…]

Apprenticeship and Jobs Fair at Derby College

Derby College is holding an apprenticeship and jobs fair at the Roundhouse campus in Pride Park on Tuesday June 19 to showcase the opportunities available to people at local businesses and organisations. The event is particularly aimed at young people finishing their GCSEs this summer – although vacancies are open to applicants of all ages. Several [Read more…]

Benefits of reducing your screen time

In the modern world, screens surround us. Our smartphones, tablets, laptops and televisions make our lives easier by providing infinite possible functions – work, entertainment, shopping, socialising, organisation, direction finding, learning, fitness tracking, news…   However, evidence shows that all of that screen time is affecting our health.   1. Brain function – too much [Read more…]