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Posted On - 24/02/2017 07:52:54

The purpose of being in business isn't to arrange and keep on top of all the vital things it takes to be in business - it's to create and keep customers, to make your business fly

As a small IT business owner you've many hats to wear. You need to work in your business and on it. Serve customers. Look after staff. Buy materials. Do the accounts. Maintain compliance…

You can't do it all – you haven't the time - and your expertise is IT.

Then there's the cost! Especially when it comes to solicitors and keeping on top of legal stuff.

No wonder owning a small business is stressful! But slow-down, there is help. What's more we'll pay you £80 inc.VAT to take it.

Are you creating yourself a job or a business?

No-one can give you ambition. No-one can give you drive. You can't buy determination and you can't borrow others chutzpah. People can help you find your will but when all's said and done, you've either got it or you haven't.

So, what's your ambition? What do you want? What are you striving for? Some business owners want a decent living. Others want an empire. But whichever you are one thing's for sure. You didn't go into business to get bogged down. You didn't go into business to disappear under red tape and admin. The purpose of being in business isn't to arrange and keep on top of all the vital things it takes to be in business. The purpose of business is to create and keep customers. To make your business fly.

The jewel in the crown

Many small business owners have nagging doubts. Serious worries disturbing and distracting them. Stuff lurking that can even lead to sleepless nights.

Employment tribunals, health and safety compliance, sales and contracts disputes, late payments, criminal prosecution, tax and VAT investigations to name a few. Then there's getting important documents right like T's & C's, legal letters and contracts of employment. The cost of solicitors to advise on these easily costs £00's. And should things go to court that could balloon 100 times. You can't afford any of it! So you feel vulnerable and disadvantaged. You could easily feel stressed.

It doesn't have to be like this, there is help. As much of it as you need. What's more, it's 24 hours a day. What is it?

Challenge us

Some things you simply have to pay for. You've no choice. Take insurance. Public liability's a must – you can't trade without it. If you employ staff there's employers liability. If you've premises, there's buildings insurance. A shop: you need your stock and fixtures and fittings covered. Hold consumer customer details? You need cyber cover. Repair computers in your workshop? You'll need goods-in-trust cover. Oh, and if you ever give advice you need professional indemnity.

That's quite a lot of cover. Quite a lot of quotes and haggling to get the best deal. But it doesn't have to be like this, there is help. And if it can't get you a better deal, it'll give you a £50 high-street voucher. What is it?

Do it for you

Changing energy suppliers is something few of us do. Better rates? Yeah, but what about all the hassle? The difference won't be that much. All those different suppliers, all wanting different information. All those emails and calls. Handing over your details. Making you feel bad for not choosing them. You just don't need it. Good idea but you can't be bothered.

It doesn't have to be like this. There is help. A service that'll check your energy bills for free and without obligation. A service that in 2016 saved those who used it an average of 14% on electricity and 21% on gas bills. What's more it's a service that if you decide to switch will process it for you - for free. What is it?

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