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How Can Anyone Be Sure About Workmanship?

In the fire and security industries, the standard of workmanship, and the degree of skill with which a product is made or a job is done, can mean the difference between life and death. You can be sure of the quality of our workmanship because of our accreditations!

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Why Small (Business) Is Quite Beautiful

I take it personally if a customer is not happy with our service. Recently, a new manager working for a customer of some 12 years, decided to move to a major national supplier because they provided a 'complete service under one roof'.

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Is The Recruitment Process A Science Or An Art?

We recently recruited another engineer to join the team and it's been a fascinating exercise. We started in time-honoured fashion by writing a role description and a person specification. We soon realised you should select for the personal qualities you want, then train for the skills you need!

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So Many People Get Sales And Marketing Wrong!

As business owners, we all have to market what we do, but it needs to go to the right people at the right time. I have received several bad marketing examples over the last couple of weeks. When companies get their sales and marketing wrong, I end up resenting them!

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How To Plan Your Daily To-Do List

I consider myself to be a good director, and always start my day in the office mulling over my to-do list whilst enjoying that first coffee at my desk. So how come, at the end of today, I'd only finished one item on the list? And that was to write this blog post!

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First Aid: Five Ways To Save A Life

Unless you’re a paramedic, doctor or nurse, you probably don’t go to work expecting to save a life. But anyone might be called upon to administer First Aid in the workplace or even out on the street. First Aid skills are valuable wherever you are!

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