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How do you deal with late payments and unpaid invoices?

One of the most uncomfortable parts of being self-employed is dealing with customers and clients that fail to pay you on time. On one hand, you need to make sure you get paid promptly for your work, but on the other, you want to keep things civil and not antagonise a client who may want…

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Holiday homes on the rise: Homeowners set to make nearly £1bn from staycationers

Holiday homes are the latest trend to arise from lockdown, suggests new research from UK’s leading trade directory Checkatrade,* with 30% of Brits considering letting their homes out to staycationers this year. They stand to make a potential £986 million from the Brits planning to splash the cash on holidaying in the homeland this year….

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The 5 easiest ways to reduce your business’s carbon footprint

For a long time, the trade sector has flown under the radar when it comes to the climate change debate, with manufacturing taking the brunt of the heat. But with businesses in the U.K. responsible for 18% of all total CO2 emissions, it’s going to take a combined effort to make a difference. Phil Foster,...

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What’s the difference between business and home energy?

The energy market is rapidly changing, with new technology disrupting the way customers engage with their bills. While the home energy market has experienced a revolution in how customers and suppliers interact though, the business energy market has remained relatively unchanged. Business energy comparison specialists, Love Energy Savings have sought to balance this discrepancy. “We’re...

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Driving change: The top 5 reasons to upgrade your fleet to electric vehicles

Low-emission and pure electric vehicles (EV) used to be reserved either for the extremely wealthy or the highly altruistic. However, with energy companies investing in renewables, car manufacturers improving their product ranges, and increased public interest influencing Government policy, EV is quickly becoming an ethical AND affordable option. Whether you’re worried about your business’ environmental...

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