How to Prepare for Emergency Ahead of Time in Small Business

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Things don’t always run as smoothly as you would expect in a small business. This is why you have to be able to react quickly to all kinds of situations and be ready for all types of problems and emergencies. For example, if the pizza oven breaks down in the local pizzeria he has no choice but to fix it right away no matter what the cost is. Having a good rolodex with the names of service providers who can react quickly and fix your problems on a moment’s notice is very important. Here are some of the critical service providers you need to keep handy in case of emergency.

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6 Ways GPS Tracking Can Help Reduce Costs and Increase Revenue

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Deciding to invest in new technology for your company can be daunting. Many business management tools promise significant savings but are unable to deliver results, leaving business owners and fleet managers at a loss both financially and in terms of productivity.

By reducing fuel usage and maintenance costs and contributing to loss prevention strategies, GPS trackers provide an average ROI of 17:1. The data collected by GPS devices grants business owners and fleet managers insights into driver behavior that enable them to evaluate aspects of their fleet’s operations, in turn allowing them to make changes that will lead to stronger performance and more efficient operations.

Two of the most powerful benefits of GPS trackers are increased revenue and decreased operating costs. Let’s take a look at 6 ways it accomplishes this:

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Polyurethane Coatings: The Best Floor Coating for Business

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In the industrial world, there are many different uses for polymers. There are even more products all around us that use polymers you might haven’t notice. The reason for their popularity is the versatility this material provides. One common use for this type of material is for industrial flooring. Using polymers for industrial flooring provides number of benefits as can be seen below.

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5 Tips to Get the Most Out of Your CCTV Camera

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Every business owner knows that having a CCTV camera system is important to securing their business. However, a lot of people simply buy these surveillance systems and install them without paying attention to proper installation or maintenance. It’s no surprise, then, that sometimes all a business owner would get is a dark, grainy footage—a video that’s virtually useless—from his or her CCTV camera. Use the tips below to get the most out of your CCTV camera investment.

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How to Secure Business Premises with Additional Security Lighting

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With rising number of computer hacking incidents all the attention is being paid to computer security of businesses. While there is a definite need for online security you should not forget the security of your buildings as well. It is equally damaging if you lose precious items from inside the building instead of online data. You also need to pay attention to the security of your employees who work in the building. Recent incidents of gun violence in the U.S. has increased the need for heightened physical security in and around the building. One of the easiest way to provide this security is by installing security lights to ensure that there is sufficient lighting in all the areas of the building so that the criminals do not take advantage of the darkness to harm your business. There are some important factors you should keep in mind when thinking about installing the security lighting.

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How a Transportable Building Can Transform Your Work Environment

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Walk by a construction area or building site and you will usually see transportable buildings in and around the entrance. These are usually used as offices for the foremen and project managers or meeting rooms, or bathrooms in some cases. If you’re going to be doing a building project, need some extra temporary storage space, a classroom, meeting rooms, or even accommodation, you might want to consider getting yourself a transportable building.

Here are a few reasons investing in one or more transportable buildings is a great idea for your next project:

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Will Your Business be Ready when Disaster Strikes?

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In today’s globalized world, it’s all too easy to imagine disaster striking at the heart of your business. Take a moment to mull over some of the scares we’ve had recently that could derail your business. Last year, Computer Weekly reported on the distinct chance that we could see a new flu pandemic. Global terrorism in the summer of 2016 targeted two-dozen different countries, including the US. Flooding destroyed thousands of homes and businesses in Louisiana. And wildfires are still ravaging parts of California.

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Should You Buy New or Used Equipment for Your Business?

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Deciding whether to buy new or used equipment is a choice more small businesses should be making. That’s because many small business leaders only buy used when they don’t have any other choice. Once they can afford new gear they never go back to pre-owned. While there isn’t much that can be done to magically afford new equipment, there’s no reason companies capable of buying new have to do so every time. In fact, buying pre-owned gear for your business is often preferable to new, as the following examples show:

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3 Tips to Conduct Large Corporate Events without Hiccups

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Conducting large corporate events can be very stressful. Just talk to anyone who has been in charge of managing this type of large events and he will tell you how many sleepless nights he has spent leading up to the day of the event. There are literally hundreds of tasks to take care of some months in advance and others right up to the event day itself. You also have to work under number of constraints some of which may be in direct conflict with each other. Just when you think you have everything under control, Mother Nature may decide to rain on your parade.

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8 Organisation Tips to Transform Your Office

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For some people a cluttered office is a sign that they are working very hard. Nothing could be further from truth. A cluttered office reduces your productivity significantly. Researchers have found that people who keep their workspace well-organized are able to improve their productivity significantly by being able to find things quickly, respond to customers fast and keeping unwanted distractions to a minimum. That is why experts are continuously at work to find ways to organize the office and everyday life and come up with tools to help you achieve efficiency. Below we have come up with 8 tips to help you get closer to that goal.

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