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Emotional profit – what is it and how can it be measured?

11 August 2022

An interview with Alex Bailey of Bailey and French about Emotional profit, a concept I am developing that measures the non-financial impact of human emotions on a brand or business.

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Are smartphones a smart choice? Is social media affecting your teams’mental health?

05 August 2022

The incorporation of social media to your business is completely normal these days. We rely on social media, and this can have detriments on our employees health.

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Wealth Check

21 July 2022

It is important to understand how to prevent fraud from occurring within your own business. A financial advisor is will provide you the guidance you need!

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Lara Squires Best Business Women Award Finalist 2022

15 July 2022

The Best Business Women Awards 2022 have announced this year’s finalists. We’re really excited to say that Consortium’s Director, Lara Squires is a finalist in two categories!

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Small business owners – double hit from rising prices

07 July 2022

Small business owners face a double hit when prices rise – on their own spending power, and less revenue from cash-strapped customers.

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The Challenges of the 4R’s

01 July 2022

The four aspects of business that employers are talking about: remote working, recruitment, retention and redundancies. Read on to find out more!

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Uncovering the wider benefits of financial advice

15 June 2022

Identifying long-term goals and establishing a financial structure leads to a greater emotional wellbeing.

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Top Tips to Manage Your Google Reviews

20 May 2022

Google Reviews are likely your first public quality indicator potential clients will see. They are an endorsement of your offering and client service.

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Making Tax Digital – The Next Step

13 May 2022

Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT has been in place for three years, but this first phase excluded voluntarily registered businesses beneath the registration threshold. From 1 April 2022, all VAT-registered businesses needed to have MTD implemented regardless of turnover.

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Would you choose to work from home permanently if you had to take a 20% pay cut?

06 May 2022

Would you choose to work from home permanently if you had to take a 20% pay cut? This is what we asked our followers on social media, with 87% of them saying no.

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A new breed of digital nomad

27 April 2022

The pandemic has freed many workers from the confines of the office, leading to the emergence of a new breed of digital nomad – people who can take their laptop, jump on a plane and set up a remote ‘office’ somewhere exotic.

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Keeping an eye on business

20 April 2022

When I started my career in finance, the entrepreneurs I met were, on the whole, male. If a woman launched her own business, it was lauded as something unusual. Think back 30 years and the same females spring to mind, such as Anita Roddick and Laura Ashley. 

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