This week was the AGM for the Institute of Professional Willwriters. It was held at the NEC in Birmingham and about 200 Willwriters from up and the country attended. As sat amongst the esteemed company of my fellow Willwriters, I wondered if anyone had a collective noun to describe the group.
There isn't of course, but there should be. There should be a collective name for every group of business people.
What would you suggest as the collective noun for the group you work…Continue
It is a cliche; the start of the New Year is a great time to do the things you know you should have done last year.
Making out your Will is a task that is easy to put off until another time.
If you are self employed or private limited company or partnership, it is important to consider what happens to the business if you should suddenly be no longer around to run it. I am first to admit that thinking about one's demise is not a great deal of fun, but in reality it happens to…Continue
The Open Day idea seemed a good one. It was perceived as a way to promote my business to the Saddleworth public (and slightly beyond) and get my face in front of them rather than waiting for the phone to ring. I planned everything and spent quite a bit of money on advertising and materials to get the image I was comfortable with.
I asked myself the question 'What does success of the Open Day look like?' and decided that signing up 25 clients would be 'success'.
The result was…Continue