Supplier of the week is Tripmate

Practically Perfect PA

The Practically Perfect PA supplier of the week is Tripmate. You’re able to add all those necessities like seat numbers, meal requests and frequent flyer numbers and we can implement a travel policy to suit your requirements to ensure everyone books within finance budgets.

How policy and cost savings are helping to drive the uptake of low-energy, retrofit LED Lamps

Eco-Office Gals

The great energy savings have allowed retrofit lamp suppliers such as MGC to show a return on investment on certain products within 2 years and with the expected life of some products at more. “The traditional GLS lamp is dead!”

Top tip guide to managing global ground transport

Practically Perfect PA

Organising the most appropriate ground transportation supplier for your company can be straightforward, but to get the best value and the best travel experience from your service provider, you need to find out a bit more information. Choose the best supplier for your needs.

2014 227

Launching Assist Travel

Practically Perfect PA

Choosing a supplier for your office is not easy, particuarly when it comes to business travel. Assistants have to navigate their corporate travel policy while ensuring their Executives have a smooth business trip while relying on suppliers to make that happen.

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Good Practices for A Successful Dropshipping Business In 2019

Dumb Little Man

Newcomers usually start with manual order assignment moving to automated process at later stages with supplier apps like Yakkyofy. Thanks to mail subsidies, Chinese suppliers manage to ship the product to the customer at a fraction of the return shipping cost.

2019 164

20 questions to ask before you book a venue

Practically Perfect PA

What is the cancellation policy? Does the venue have a list of required suppliers? Do we have to use the venue’s suppliers? If so, how will the venue manage these different groups?

2014 236

Launching Assist Travel 2016

Practically Perfect PA

We want this to be measurable, easy to manage, more enjoyable and relaxing for you and your Executive. Choosing a supplier for your office is not easy, particularly when it comes to business travel. Our suppliers know these are the predicaments faced by assistants.

2016 165

Green Focus: 4 Tips to Make Your Business Eco-Friendly

Small Business CEO

Consumers are increasingly conscious of a supplier’s green credentials, and will be more likely to choose a company that has policies of protecting natural resources. Economy & Environment Management branding Corporate Responsibility going green

2018 75

Ultimate travel itinerary

Practically Perfect PA

A well organised travel itinerary is an essential service that assistants can provide for their managers. In addition I suggest you upload the information to an online document management website (Dropbox for example), just in case they misplace the paperwork.

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How an Effective Uniform can Benefit Your Business

Small Business CEO

Perhaps you’re an established business who is thinking about implementing a uniform policy, or you’re a new business still deciding whether a uniform will be best for you when you start taking on staff. … Management business uniform

2017 66

Budget 2010 – The Saviour for Small Businesses?

The Small Business Blog

WinWeb – Your Office Online Simply the best way to manage your small business! A lot of policies were focused was on helping small businesses with a “£2.5 Not policy. E-Mail me or follow me.

2010 151

Job descriptions for Personal Assistants – Merited or inherited?

Practically Perfect PA

However – if we are not willing to speak up and actively list our duties how can we expect colleagues and managers to be aware of this change in office dynamics? We lighten the load for executives and are vital members of any executive management team. Risk Management.

2015 191

Using social media to empower Assistants

Practically Perfect PA

You can follow and connect with other Assistants, clients, colleagues, suppliers, brand ambassadors and influencers. Firstly, I would suggest that you contact the Communications Department of your company and investigate what your Social Media Policy is in relation to employee engagement.

Top 5 Tips for Writing a Staff Handbook

The Small Business Blog

WinWeb – Your Office Online Simply the best way to manage your small business! Include policies on issues such as discrimination & discipline so that your position is clear and in writing. E-Mail me or follow me.

2010 130

8 Easy Contract Changes to Make for More Sustainable Events

Practically Perfect PA

Wherever you are planning your event ask your venue to ensure they buy local food and drink product and wherever possible use local suppliers. Ask your venue what its policy is on towel and bedding washing.

2016 169

Stepping It Up – What’s Stopping You?

Denise Aday

I already have some great team members, and one of these may serve as our project/account manager before long. Service packages are harder because of the broad array of ongoing services we provide in a month’s retainer: Scheduling; email and calls with clients, suppliers and colleagues; wiki/website updates; event/travel coordination; general admin; CRM; email marketing; HR support; purchasing; and oh the list goes on!

2010 40

Why India Is a Rising Star Among Exporting Nations

The Small Business Blog

At the same time, government policies aimed at boosting economic growth make India an up-and-coming exporting nation. million India-based members and hosts more Indian suppliers than suppliers from any other country outside of China.

2013 214

5 Biggest Problems Faced By Small Businesses And How To Overcome Them

Dumb Little Man

Well, it starts with managing your finances. Another good way to extend your cash flow is to negotiate with suppliers or vendors. Whether it’s for setting company goals, implementing new policies or even order tracking, it’s important to keep whoever’s involved in a project or a transaction on the loop all the time. For team communication, there are tools that allow chats with task management and collaborative office productivity components.

2017 158

Gatekeeping: what does it actually mean?

Practically Perfect PA

I am the only person the supplier will speak to in the sector and my authority stands. Well on a simply level I think the term refers to managing the boss’ time effectively and controlling how often they are interrupted.

2012 161

Pandora's Office May Have Been Worse than Her Box

The Office Professionals Place

Check out office suppliers such as avery.com and smead.com for storage and filing options. Upcoming topic: Dealing with Workplace PMS - Poor Management System - September 6, 2010 Dial-in#: 1-712-432-3030 Passcode: 346621 Become a member of the Elite - Subscribe today!

2009 130

Guest Blogger: David B. Wright, Author

The Office Professionals Place

If it is a project management position, prepare a project status review presentation or the like…you get the idea. Help them better leverage partners and suppliers? This method is particularly effective for leadership / management positions.

2009 141

What's Your Business Personality? | THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG

The Small Business Blog

WinWeb – Your Office Online Simply the best way to manage your small business! Policies, recessions and unemployment aside, people lost faith in him and the moment that happens, whether you are a businessperson or a politician, you are in trouble. E-Mail me or follow me.

2010 179

Small Business News World Round-up – 2009/12/08

The Small Business Blog

WinWeb – Your Office Online Simply the best way to manage your small business! business borrowers fell in October for a third straight month, according to PayNet Inc, which provides risk-management tools to the commercial lending industry. E-Mail me or follow me.

2009 164

Takeover Disasters | THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG

The Small Business Blog

WinWeb – Your Office Online Simply the best way to manage your small business! To avoid misunderstandings and conflict from the beginning it is best if you set down a clear and consistent policy favouring the dominant culture. E-Mail me or follow me. Starting a Small Business?

2008 205

Small Business World News Round-up - 2009/11/10

The Small Business Blog

WinWeb – Your Office Online Simply the best way to manage your small business! Help Small Businesses Hire Again : In order to ensure that the economic recovery becomes a lasting expansion, the government must enact policy to deal with employment, particularly for small businesses.

2009 158

Work-Life Balance 2.0 and Small Business | THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG

The Small Business Blog

WinWeb – Your Office Online Simply the best way to manage your small business! M The Construction guy Said on June 10th, 2008 at 4:15 am I remember those days while i held positions in corporations as a senior manager. E-Mail me or follow me. Build your own network!

2007 216

Small Business Bootstrapping Techniques | THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG

The Small Business Blog

WinWeb – Your Office Online Simply the best way to manage your small business! he sold policies out of the trunk of his car for many years. I managed to get online, set up a website, buy business cards and letter heads and still have cash left over. E-Mail me or follow me.

2007 208

Smart Business Start-Up | THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG

The Small Business Blog

WinWeb – Your Office Online Simply the best way to manage your small business! John Said on September 30th, 2009 at 12:56 pm Management in all business and human organization activity is simply the act of getting people together to accomplish desired goals and objectives.

2007 130

The Crucial Secret to Great Marketing | Men With Pens

Men With Pens

People want security in their purchases and nothing makes a buyer more nervous than a supplier who’s unsure of their own stuff. If you manage to be confident enough to be yourself, then it’s much easier to develop from there.

2010 71

Apple – a customer support nightmare! | THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG

The Small Business Blog

WinWeb – Your Office Online Simply the best way to manage your small business! That is worrying, since it could indicate a serious shift in Apples customer care policy and/or capacity. What makes customer service stink isn’t that suppliers make mistakes.

2007 130

What To Do When You've Been Insulted | Men With Pens

Men With Pens

The only upside in my example is that I was the client, so I haven’t lost business, just a good supplier. I think in general I’ve managed to keep it from going far beyond what I actually intend, but I definitely have written posts purely because I’m pissed off.

2010 75

The Networked Enterprise and Bioteams in China

BioTeams

ChinaValue: The employees of Virtual enterprise may be scattered all over the world, What should we do to manage the virtual employees? It takes a wise leader to manage virtual employees - I will say more about this later. Small Business Public Procurement Policies (UK eGov Monitor).

2009 52

Apple – the customer support nightmare – Part II: The Criminal.

The Small Business Blog

WinWeb – Your Office Online Simply the best way to manage your small business! Should this be policy – they are in trouble. If you have an Apple store near you, I suggest you to speak to the Store Manager and get him to get this sorted. E-Mail me or follow me.

2007 130