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June2020

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COVID-19: How to put employees at ease about returning to work

COVID-19 is the most significant employee public relations issue of our time. Before the crisis hit, all firms had to do was provide clean bathroom facilities, somewhere to get coffee and ergonomic keyboards. Now, though, the pandemic has put a spanner in the works. And it is making a lot of people very nervous. People…

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PRECIOUS Nights Online | The July 2020 edition

PRECIOUS Nights is a monthly event that gives you the opportunity to hear from previous PRECIOUS Award winners . Join us as they share the highs, lows and lessons of their journey and give actionable tips and advice. The evening is about storytelling, connecting, honesty and community in a unique atmosphere of collaboration and motivation….

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Movers and Shakers | Adanna Onuekwusi | Invicta Writers

Adanna Onuekwusi is the founder of Invicta Writers Shes run 1:1 and group writing courses that guide women in using creativity to access deeper self-connection, fulfilment and all round wellness. Adanna also teaches a range of tools to dismantle common feelings of being overwhelmed, uninspired and disconnected, and instead, literally rewrite our stories to be…

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Nine actions you can take to get your business through the pandemic

As lockdown lifts some businesses are reopening. However, there a many that will stay closed for the time being or at best run at a lower capacity than previously, with staff furloughed until the autumn. If your business was able to do well during lockdown, great! If not, you may be worrying about whether your…

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3 Ways for your Business to Save Money for Everyday Needs

Whether your business is a startup finding its feet or a multinational corporation with worldwide recognition, saving money should be high on every agenda. If not, how can your company expect to turn a profit and redirect those funds to push towards growth and further success? There are plenty of areas to consider when reducing…

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How silence incurs violence on diversity & inclusivity progress in business | Sheryl Miller

BlackLivesMatter is an opportunity for organisations to strike uncomfortable but necessary conversations if they really want to invoke positive social change LinkedIn provides an excellent window into the current and much needed conversations that are and aren’t happening in business circles. The relative silence from this community with regards to the racially charged protests sweeping…

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10 Reasons Why You Should Read Arlan Hamilton’s book right now | Beatrice Ngalula Kabutakapua

Arlan Hamilton’s book, It’s About Damn Time, is a collection of entrepreneurial tips and motivational suggestions. If you, like me, are on your own entrepreneurial journey, here are (at least) 10 reasons why you should read her book. Arlan Hamilton is the Founder and Managing Partner of Backstage Capital, a fund that is dedicated to…

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4 ways to increase sales in your product based business right now

As we enter the summer season in this new world of a global pandemic, it is important for those of us who run businesses to continue to focus on sales. Whether you are struggling for sales or your business is thriving, there is always something you can do to  help your business grow. When I…

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It’s time to rise up – and that means your prices too! | Janet Mohapi-Banks

How many times have you pitched an offer for your products and services and noticed that it is well below that of your competitors? As I was speaking with the amazing women that attended the June edition of PRECIOUS Nights, it seemed very clear that a lot of Black women were under charging for and…

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The Top Benefits of Leasing a Business Vehicle

When you are running a successful business there may become a time that need to get a business vehicle. Getting a panel van could make it easier to transport supplies, for example, rather than using your smaller family car. If you’re not sure whether to lease a company vehicle or not, check out these benefits…