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Should you do your own business administration?

It’s not brain surgery, most people CAN do their own admin, but is it the most effective use of a business owner’s time?

You might have no trouble creating your own newsletter, typing a letter, formatting a document, building a PowerPoint presentation and updating your website, but is that how you want to build YOUR business when there are so many other things to be done as well?

A person who specialises in administration would probably take less time to do the job and be focusing on what they are good at, not a hundred other tasks as well.

Are your Policies, procedures, instructions and other documents up to date!

Do you know the difference between a procedure, policy and instruction and when they should be used in your business? And do you have the time to find out and implement them anyway?

If you do have documents in place, are they up to date? 
Here is a brief outline of key small business process documents in order of importance, and how they will be of benefit in your business. 

Business manual
A Business Manualshould contain information about your core business and key personnel, key policies, outsourced activities and more.

Automate your office before your Break!

It’s almost Christmas time and if you are like the majority of business owners, I’m sure you would like to take a well deserved break without any interruptions.So here are someTips to Automate your office for Christmas closure -and go on holidays without any interruptions and enjoy.

1.  Turn on your Out of Office email:  You might like to include some of the following to help your customers/prospects if they try to contact you and your team when closed:

  • Closing dates
  • How to purchase online

Is your business ready for the holidays

With Christmas just around the corner, chances are most of us are starting to wind our businesses down for at least a couple of weeks holiday over the Christmas/New Year period.  

So to make this process a little easier, here are some tips to help you prepare YOUR business for the holidays.  

1. Let clients know you are closing over the holiday period
It is important to let your clients know when you will be on holiday and when you will return as early as possible so they can plan around this if need be.