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Today’s Brexit Speech by Theresa May

PM’s Brexit speech in Stoke-on-Trent: 14 January 2019 Prime Minister Theresa May gave a speech on Brexit in Stoke-on-Trent. From: Prime Minister’s Office, 10 Downing Street and The Rt Hon Theresa May MP Delivered on: 14 January 2019 (Transcript of the speech, exactly as it was delivered) Tomorrow, Members of Parliament will cast their votes on the Withdrawal […]

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BuzzConnect brings local businesses together

BuzzConnect brings local businesses together to support and learn from each other. Being part of this integrated business community will improve your business performance and also boost the local econ …

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Liz Allen talks about BuzzConnect

Since 2008 Lis has been working as a personal development coach and keynote speaker. She tells us how membership of BuzzConnect is helping support her exciting plans for growing her business.
Lis is a …

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Appraisals and the common pitfalls

I could count on one hand the number of people with good things to say about appraisals. Managers often tell me they only do them because they have to and employees don’t see the point because they …

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Bag Some Vintage Bargains at Timpanys

Timpanys is the new online home for pre-owned designer fashion. Boasting high-end designer fashion and accessories from exclusive labels such as Hermes, Chanel and Louis Vuitton from undisclosed celeb …

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Use videos to boost your business

If you use video on your website you’re 50 times more likely to appear on the first page on a search engine.
(Digital Sherpa).
Video is not just a nice-to-have element, but in current digital market …

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The importance of using a Qualified Accountant

As a chartered and certified accountant I often have to defend the reasons why I believe people should seek advice and representation from a qualified accountant.
Only by using a qualified accou …

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New Year, New Job

How many of your employees have returned to work with the New Year’s resolution ‘get a new job’. Can you afford to lose them?
You can stem the tide of New Year resignations by simply taki …

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BuzzConnect inaugural event generates successful outcome!

An excellent evening with Sir John Madejski brought the community together at the Donnington Grove Hotel. Sir John shared with many local businesses his story, which, to many, was certainly a sur …

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Big Business Valentine

“A high proportion of consumers place very little personal importance to the occasion,” states the UK Retail Occasions 2013 report, “with the majority believing it to be a waste of money.”

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Recruitment Matters

What action do you take when it’s time to recruit for your business?
. . . choosing the right channels will all play a crucial part, in getting to the desired result of a successful hiring d …

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In the middle of a row with a member of staff they resign should I accept it?

Most of us have been in a situation at some time or another when we have said, or done something we wish we hadn’t!
In the heat of the moment people can’t always be trusted to say what they mea …

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What is BuzzConnect?

BuzzConnect supports businesses in West Berkshire and North Hampshire and the directors, business leaders and entrepreneurs who run them. Our aim is to build a stronger business community by prov …

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Successful Business

Michelle Bailey of People Essentials asked me how important I thought staff engagement was to the success of my business.
Staff engagement is important to the success of my customers and busin …

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Ross Brooke and Brading Cryer have merged

We are delighted to announce that the Chartered Accountancy practices of Ross Brooke and Brading Cryer have merged.
The combined firm will have 5 partners, 17 specialist managers and over 20 accountin …

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Suporting local business

Buzz magazine was created with the main purpose of supporting and promoting local businesses and engaging the local community.
www.localbuzzmagazine.com
Since the start, we have evolved and we are …

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New Employee

My new employee is performing really badly – do I have to follow the disciplinary procedure before I can dismiss them?
You shouldn’t treat new employees differently from anyone else. Most n …

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Motech Autocentres offer more. . .

Motech Autocentres offers more than your average car garage and since the start two and half years ago, with just the owner Mike Ruesing working for himself, there has been an increase of 4 mech …

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Business Support Service

West Berkshire Council’s Business Support Service offers help and advice to support your business to grow or with an idea for a new business start-up.
The service is free of charge, confidenti …

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The power of video

As a video producer many business owners ask me why they need to use video content on their website and across their social media platforms.
A picture paints a thousand words. . .
Embrace the p …

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