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The latest information regarding Steer Your Business activities as well as small business articles of interest.

Work from home

5 Things to make your home work-friendly

Many of us already work from home full or part-time but the recent lockdown means a lot more families have been unexpectedly faced with this situation without being able to plan for it. This is obviously a huge change for households and it will bring with it some additional challenges like separating work from home […]


Should You DIY Your Design?

I know what you’re thinking… That as the Director of a design agency, I would say this. But I’m going to say it anyway. Please, please, please, don’t DIY your company’s branding and graphic design. While we’re the first to agree that a company’s visual presentation should match a brand’s ‘personality’, even if your ethos […]

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GDPR For Dummies

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a complex set of rules you’ll need to follow if your organisation has any dealings with people in EU countries or if your organisation is established in the EU.  A must-read for small business owners, GDPR For Dummies, by internationally renowned data protection lawyer and GDPR expert, Suzanne […]


1 in 4 employers expect permanent redundancies from coronavirus crisis

A joint survey from the CIPD and People Management magazine shows how employers are responding to the Covid-19 pandemic Over 50 per cent of UK employers will look to furlough their staff but one in four expect to make permanent redundancies due to the coronavirus crisis, a new joint survey from the CIPD, the professional […]

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Surviving a global pandemic, in business and life!

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News and Views

What is a Balanced Scorecard?

Having a balanced scorecard in your business is an amazing way of keeping track on what’s happening and alerting you when things are going off track.  So what is it? A balanced scorecard looks at four areas of your business – financials, customers, internal processes and training/development. Once you have a handle on each of […]