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Virtual Offices UK | Should SMEs Keep Their Landlines? – Business Article

Should SMEs Keep Their Landline Telephones? August 6th, 2018 One of the UK’s leading accountancy firms, PwC, announced recently that it was getting rid of landline telephones on all office desks, with all staff being expected to use mobiles by the end of the summer. Is this an option for SMEs, however?  Basepoint Business Centres, one of the leading providers of virtual offices in the UK, take a keen interest in all matters which affect the small business community. Here…

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Fully Serviced Offices | The Importance of SME Budgets – Business Article

Five Key Reasons Why Budgets are Vital for Small Businesses August 6th, 2018 Budgeting can be a dirty word for small businesses, with many owners claiming they don’t have the time or the resources to do it properly. But SME budgets should be relatively quick and easy to set, and the benefits far outweigh any time and money spent. Basepoint Business Centres is a leading supplier of fully serviced offices throughout southern England and Wales, including in Southampton, Crawley, Dartford…

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Flexi Office UK | Top Maternity Leave Tips For SMEs – Business Article

Tips for SMEs on Managing Maternity and Paternity Leave July 2nd, 2018 Maternity leave is a subject that has hit the headlines when New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern became the first elected world leader to take maternity leave during her term of office. She announced that she would only be taking six weeks of leave and would effectively remain in charge of the country in the meantime. The issue of how much time off mothers and fathers should take…

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Why SMEs Should Enter Business Awards – Business Article

Why SMEs Should Enter Business Awards June 28th, 2018 Owners of SMEs may believe it is difficult to spare the time to put together an entry for a local or national business awards. Others may believe there is no chance of winning if you are up against much bigger competitors. Basepoint Business Centres, who offer managed offices to let in more than 30 locations across southern England and Wales. Here identify five key potential benefits of entering business awards. They’re…

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How SMEs Can Manage Staff Sickness – Business Article

How SMEs Can Manage Staff Sickness May 24th, 2018 Staff illness can be a major issue for small businesses; in smaller offices it can be easier for germs to spread, and the effects of unforeseen absences can hit SMEs much harder than giant multinationals as there are less employees to provide cover. New figures from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development found that in a survey of 1,000 businesses, 86% of them had seen examples of staff turning up…

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Affordable Office Centres Suffolk | Ways of Networking – Business Article

The Importance of Networking for SMEs May 10th, 2018 Small businesses may sometimes find it difficult to spare the time to take part in networking events; however, it can be time well spent, bringing many short and long-term benefits. Basepoint Business Centres are a leading supplier of affordable office centres, with more than 30 bases across southern England and Wales, including Suffolk, Dorset and Kent. Here we look at a few types of event which SMEs can use to connect…

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Managed Office Space to Let – Business Article

The Benefits of Charity Work for SMEs May 3rd, 2018 With small businesses facing constant pressure on profits, carrying out charity work might seem to be a low priority for some companies. However, fundraising for worthy causes can bring with it a series of benefits for company owners and employees, not to mention the charity itself. Basepoint Business Centres, a specialist in supplying managed office space to let at more than 30 locations across the UK, have raised thousands of…

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