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Area in Action

AREA IN ACTION is a Sussex focused business to business match-making platform with the sole purpose of helping our economic area bounce back as quickly…

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  • 21st July 2020
  • First Friday Network

Research & Development Tax Credits

I recently applied to receive tax credits for research and development costs on a project we developed in house with our design team... within…

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  • 12th June 2020
  • First Friday Network

Marketing Momentum Manual

Nurturing existing clients and finding new ones should be your top priority – especially now! With over 100 pages of ideas, information, examples,…

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  • 17th April 2020
  • First Friday Network

2020 Vision for FREE

During this challenging period make the most of your time at home and work ON your business... make sure you are ready and in a strong position when things…

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  • 17th April 2020
  • First Friday Network

Membership offer

To help you keep in touch during this difficult period we are reducing the price of online membership. Sign up and promote your business to the wider network…

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  • 17th April 2020
  • First Friday Network

Virtual Networking

While we are in lockdown and cannot meet face-to-face we will hold our meetings virtually on Twitter. From 1-2pm on the FIRST Friday of the month using…

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  • 24th March 2020
  • First Friday Network

Tips for Women for Career Success

As a woman, you have three desirable scenarios that might be best for you when you are applying for a job.   Getting rewarded for your merit Companies…

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Factors to Think About with Online Marketing

There are a number of strategies applied to online marketing to see businesses achieve a great level of success digitally. Part of that work is about driving…

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How Nonprofits Can Leverage Online Donations

Probably the easiest way to donate or contribute to a nonprofit organization and humanitarian effort is online. Some websites are dedicated to just collecting…

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How to Build Awareness For Your Brand

You can have the most amazing product in the world and yet fail to drive sales, if you don't get your brand out there for people to know it. Despite…

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  • 11th September 2019
  • Cormac Reynolds
    Velseoity

The Increasing Importance of Outsourced Call Centre Services for UK-based Businesses

Call centres are the backbone of a vast number of businesses. Providing excellent customer service is of the utmost importance when it comes to running…

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The Enabling Grant is Back

From the Economic Development Team July 2019    Enabling Grant Scheme   We are excited to announce that the Enabling Grant Scheme is back!…

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7 Things To Consider When Investing In Business Mobile Phone Solutions 

When choosing mobile devices for your business, you should take various considerations into account before making a final decision. To help you with this,…

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How Companies Can Do A Better Job of Retaining Employees

Retaining employees is an important cost-saving measure. By improving your overall retention rate, you can keep your current employees around longer. That…

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Water Fountains for Positive Feng Shui in the Workplace

Water fountains are one of the most popular types of Feng Shui items and are available in wall-mounted, table top, free-standing, and other types of water…

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4 Tips to Get Startup Loan

You have a lot of enthusiasm and a great idea for a new business, but you are going to need money, and the common option is a business loan. How can you…

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  • 20th February 2019
  • Cormac Reynolds
    Velseoity

The Benefits and Drawbacks of P2P Lending for Business

From an investment point of view, P2P lending can be viewed as an asset. It is an avenue worth a try if you are looking into new opportunities into which…

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  • 18th February 2019
  • Cormac Reynolds
    Velseoity

Increase Productivity And Employee Retention Through Job Sharing

The patterns of doing jobs have evolved to become more flexible, and this has allowed job sharing to be a viable option for employers and employees.  …

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  • 12th February 2019
  • Cormac Reynolds
    Velseoity

What Services Does a Notary Public Offer

A notary is an official in the UK that legalizes and authenticates documents. They are also called a notary public, many are solicitors but not quite all.…

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5 Top Tips For Keeping Good VAT Records for SMEs

Good housekeeping from a 'financial' perspective is crucial if you want to keep updated on all bookkeeping and VAT records.   #1:  Keeping…

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  • 4th February 2019
  • Cormac Reynolds
    Velseoity