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What’s the difference between good and bad services?

What’s the difference between good and bad services? Everyone throughout their life will have experienced them at least once from employees in different stores across the UK. Features of a good service: Good services is heavily judged in respect of … Continue reading

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The characteristics of good or bad service

I’m sure everyone has experienced good or bad service in their lifetime So you ask this question well, what makes bad service?  It is impolite staff who have a lack of knowledge and are lazy. An example would be, when … Continue reading

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Work experience to young people is the way forward for British businesses

Work experience to young people is the way forward for British businesses, there is much information about the skills shortage in the UK and what better way to tackle it than by inspiring the youth of tomorrow with a sneak … Continue reading

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The trade show tide is changing

There was something missing at a recent trade show we attended. For the first time there was something slightly off kilter, a change in the tides. Maybe you noticed it too…….there was not a dollybird to be seen. Maybe that’s … Continue reading

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Is a Smaller Builder the Answer?

Is a Smaller Builder the Answer? For a long time smaller builder and businesses in the construction industry have felt somewhat overshadowed by the big main contractors who get awarded all the desirable jobs. But are the tides turning? With … Continue reading

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So what impact has the November 2017 budget had on our SME?

So what impact has the November 2017 budget had on our SME? Budget has seen many changes including UK growth our GDP downgraded from 1.8% to a safer tentative 1.4% Its not all disheartening news though, employees have several encouraging … Continue reading

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What’s on our Christmas Autumn Budget Wish List?

What’s on our Christmas (Autumn Budget) Wish List? With Chancellor Phillip Hammond due to release the Autumn budget on Wednesday 22 November 2017, we are waiting with fingers crossed to see if anything on our wish list comes true. As … Continue reading

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NVQ offerings for the workforce- is it worthwhile?

Everyone is talking about apprenticeships and NVQ’s at the moment, but how can that help you and your business to prosper?   We have looked at what they can do for your business, how you can access funding to lower … Continue reading

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Celebrate Easter in UK – predicted to be hotter than Spain!

Easter is fast approaching Sunday April 16th 2017 followed by Easter Monday, and here at Howells we are all looking forward to our Easter celebrations. Apparently it is predicted to be hotter than Spain according to the Met office so … Continue reading

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Marking the Days in March

March has seen many developments, but it has been also a tale of two very diverse stories this month, with it containing a celebration and a very sad farewell. Colin Boyle was a long serving employee  of  9 years, who … Continue reading

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