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Dealing with Imposter Syndrome

“Imposter Syndrome” can be described as a pattern of thinking that leads people to lose confidence in themselves, in their accomplishments and in their ability to do their job. This results in stress from the worry of being “discovered as a fraud” by their peers. Imposter syndrome can be a very destructive disorder if left […]

Read more February 25th, 2019

Things To Stop Doing In 2019

Many of us will have made a new year’s resolution for 2019. Perhaps we want to learn a new language, get in shape or spend more time with our family. The start of a new year is also a good time to decide what you’re not going to do in the office this year. Stop […]

Read more February 25th, 2019

Does money really motive employees?

We all work to get paid but is money alone enough to motivate your employees? Regardless of the type of business you run, you need to pay your employees fairly and in line with your competitors. If you don’t pay your people in line with the market, it can act as a de-motivator. However, once […]

Read more February 25th, 2019

Managing in Uncertain Times

Due to Brexit, 2019 looks set to be a year filled with uncertainty for businesses.  The future is always unknown but this year managers will need to navigate some particularly choppy waters due to market uncertainty and global political turmoil. Focus on what you can control As a manager you can always control your response, […]

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Directors Responsibilities Health Check

Our director responsibilities health checklist. Directors Responsibilities Health Check (pdf)

Read more February 19th, 2019

Personal Affairs Checklist

Personal Affairs Checklist (pdf)

Read more February 19th, 2019

Shapcotts New Business Kit 2015/16

With this handy reference guide to starting a business, you should be able to successfully handle many of the problems encountered in starting and running a business. Always remember to seek professional advice in areas that you are not sure about. The benefits will far outweigh the cost. Good Luck. Business Kit 2015/16 (pdf)

Read more February 19th, 2019

No Deal Brexit – What About VAT?

The Government and HMRC have updated its collection of high-level guides called “partnership packs”, intended to help businesses involved in importing and exporting prepare for changes to customs procedures after 29 March 2019 in the event of a “no deal” scenario. If the UK exits the EU without a deal, UK businesses will have to […]

Read more February 18th, 2019