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How to make great decisions in 6 easy steps

Business, well actually life, is all about making decisions.  Should I sell in this market or this market or both?  Should I recruit more people?  How much funding do I need? 

A decision that should be made that isn’t can become a problem.  If you’re lucky it’s a gradual problem (although there’s a downside there because they’re the problems that can be harder to spot).  If you’re unlucky it’s a very sudden problem, like, oh, yes we should have got that extra funding. …


Added by Ruth Topham on June 17, 2015 at 15:36 — No Comments

Could Your Business benefit from a Part Time Finance Director?

Would your business benefit from having the dedicated services of a Finance Director? Don’t have adequate resources to justify the cost of hiring a full time professional? A part-time Finance Director could be the answer.

Many businesses struggle to effectively manage their financial functions, due to a lack of expertise and time. Hiring a full;time finance professional is prohibited by cost and using the services of the reporting accountant is also an expensive option and often…


Added by Adrian Cunningham on May 29, 2015 at 15:45 — No Comments

Cement tiles: an Overview to this niche Industry

Cement tiles that are popularly used now-a-days had its beginning in France in the middle of 19th century. They are totally hand made by a mechanical process one at a time. Coloured mineral pigments, cement of two varieties, and a mould are the basic requirements for making a tile. Mechanical process involves using a hydraulic press either operated manually or electrically.

Innovations in a tile…


Added by Jack Watson on May 19, 2015 at 21:31 — No Comments

New centre coming soon !!!

Corporate Gym memberships still available to all OMBC members. Contact me on 0161 621 3331 for more…


Added by Andy Bryan on May 19, 2015 at 16:56 — No Comments

Free Property Valuations Rentals or Sales

Cousins Estate Agents Free House/ properties Valuations Rentals or Sales across Oldham & Failsworth call us on 0161 6812371…


Added by Cousins England Estate Agents on May 7, 2015 at 16:05 — No Comments

How will your election vote affect the way we plan Oldham?

Before you vote, read this.....  The main political parties have a lot to say about how the planning system and planning policies should promote housing growth, plan for jobs, protect the environment, improve transport infrastructure , and deal with green belt etc..    Here’s my summary of the parties’ manifestos .......


The Conservative Party’s election manifest to pledges:

  • A £1 billion brownfield regeneration fund promote the…

Added by Paul Simpson on May 6, 2015 at 11:27 — No Comments

Bookmark Festival 2015

Paul and Ken Heathcote come to Bookmark Festival 2015 this Friday at Kava, Mumps.  We've got 3 pairs of free tickets for OBN members.  First three people to email will be the lucky recipients!  Quote ref: OBN Heathcote

Added by Vickie Varley on April 23, 2015 at 10:45 — No Comments

Online retailers 2

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We have been invited to speak to Amazon regarding our proposal and can guarantee a saving of 40% on same day delivery charges,We operate 7 days a week with home delivery time slots from 7:00am until 11:00pm.

Our aim is to attract local online retailers by offering them fantastic service and rates which will create more business for our customers which in turn leads to a consistent successful customer base for us.

Added by Jay Stewart on February 25, 2015 at 19:46 — No Comments

Online retailers

We have recently secured contracts with two major sportswear retailers in offering a time slot based same day delivery service .. So for example if somebody buys a pair of shoes from your online store they can have them delivered to their door at a time that suits them later that day.

We are now starting to push this idea with smaller retailers which can give them the upper hand in competing with the big boys as thier consumer doesn't have to wait 3-5 days for free delivery or pay over the… Continue

Added by Jay Stewart on February 25, 2015 at 19:20 — No Comments

Starting a new business? Need help with marketing?

Kiln Green Marketing is a small business too so we know how you feel.

We're based in Saddleworth and provide marketing and strategic business advice to all sorts of organisations from public sector to private companies all over the UK.

We can help with start-up strategic plans from £295 for a small business to ongoing support or specific activities such as event management, social media monitoring.

Currently, we're working on a…


Added by Kiln Green Marketing on February 25, 2015 at 14:23 — No Comments

*******Free Inspirational Leadership Training for SME's ********Limited Spaces

We are running a FREE Inspirational Leadership programme for Senior Managers and Business Owners.

This is specifically targeted at SME's

If you need to know if you meet the…


Added by Jude Honeyman on February 23, 2015 at 18:01 — No Comments

Manchester gutters

Gutter repair!
Based in Shaw

Added by James on January 12, 2015 at 15:58 — No Comments

festive cleaning offer

Hi all, if you need a pre Christmas carpet clean i have recently acquired a new festive spiced deodorizer, which i am offering as a free addition to the first 20 replies to this blog post.

and with prices starting from only £20 per room its cheaper and less hassle than hiring a rug doctor and doing it yourself.

on behalf of us all at OCC i wish you all a prosperous Christmas and a peaceful New Year

best wishes

Sam, Debbie & Kieran Oldham Cleaning…


Added by sam riley on November 28, 2014 at 0:52 — No Comments

Open weekend this weekend only 29th & 30th November 2014

Added by Andy Bryan on November 26, 2014 at 12:07 — No Comments

UpRising Leadership Programme

UpRising Leadership Programme…


Added by Nicola Kershaw on November 24, 2014 at 14:35 — No Comments

ONE BILL - luxury house - housekeeper - great location


A newly developed professionally operated room let property in a lovely location close to Saddleworth Moors, these rooms offer an all inclusive luxury living option in a peaceful area with great transport links. Spacious rooms, excellently decorated in a large house which is maintained and has communal areas cleaned twice weekly. With all bills…


Added by Julie Joseph on October 15, 2014 at 9:35 — No Comments

Eastern Pavilion Banqueting Hall open for business

Added by M Ahmed on October 10, 2014 at 13:24 — No Comments

Tips for a Crystal Healing Kits

I get asked a lot what crystals students should purchase when first starting crystal therapy. please read this article on what type of stones to purchase, and tips on cleansing and charging your crystals:…


Added by Trish Kershaw on October 8, 2014 at 12:33 — 1 Comment

Town Planning Advice for Private Landlords

Landlords....  Do you need planning advice or help with planning applications for changes of use involving residential accommodation, houses in multiple occupation, conversions and extensions?   

New planning rules are clearly causing confusion.  

Don't hesitate to get in touch with  …


Added by Paul Simpson on September 29, 2014 at 20:10 — No Comments

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