World Cup Fever – how can employers prepare?

World Cup Fever – how can employers prepare?

May 29

Sherrards Solicitors’ Employment Law Team in London and St Albans is bracing itself for an influx of queries about employment issues arising from the forthcoming tournament. To help employers prepare, see below some key pointers: Encourage staff to take pre-booked holiday if they want to watch the football. Make it clear that requests for leave are not guaranteed to be approved and will be...

Money does grow on Trees

Money does grow on Trees

May 28

Are you getting your fair share of referrals?  Grow your network, so you don’t have to “start from scratch” Add a branch Water your tree Let’s face it. When it comes to developing new business, it’s no fun to have to start the selling cycle all over again, time after time. Fortunately, there is a better way. Click here to read the full article So here’s a...

Tips on finding – and keeping – your perfect client

Tips on finding – and keeping – your perfect client

May 27

Sherrards’  Paul Marmor interviewed for magazine on Managing for Success – read the article here: Managing for Success For more information on Sherrards, please contact Paul on pdm@sherrards.com / +44 (0) 1727 832 830.

Where’s there’s muck there’s Brass?

Where’s there’s muck there’s Brass?

May 12

There’s an old saying that ‘Where there’s muck there’s Brass’ and that certainly appears to be the case in some commercial waste removal. The last three reviews of clients’ waste removal and recycling costs have found savings of 30%, 38% and 42% respectively, resulting in many thousands of pounds going back into their businesses. Savings were achieved through both process improvement...

A Substantially Reduced Electricity Bill

A Substantially Reduced Electricity Bill

May 07

One of my clients is a bit of an entrepreneur. His latest venture is a fast food business which he started about nine months ago. He rang me a week or so ago and asked if I could take a look at his electricity bills and see if I could make any savings. On seeing the latest bill it turns out there’s significant arrears on the account, so it’s not possible to consider moving to another supplier...

Top 5 Tips for Reducing Telecoms Costs at Your Business

Top 5 Tips for Reducing Telecoms Costs at Your Business

Apr 08

1. Understand your needs and usage Make sure you know the services you are paying for, what they cost and what you are actually using! 2. Check invoices carefully You may be surprised how often bills have errors on them. 3. Manage usage Create sensible guidelines for how employees should use their phones and proactively monitor all usage. 4. Review contracts In particular make sure your...