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Friday, 23 January 2015

Help! Customers are deserting my café and I might be forced to shut up shop

You might have to wake up and smell the coffee if you want to save your business. by Aunty B

Can I insist staff call instead of text me when they chuck a sickie?

You're the boss, you make the rules; but you might want to think about being flexible. by Aunty B

Wednesday, 21 January 2015

Does my local restaurant have to accept my damaged banknote?

This is not normally the kind of question that is thrown my way, but you’re in luck, because as the fountain of all wisdom I happen to know the answer. by Aunty B

Tuesday, 20 January 2015

Can I refuse my employee’s request for a really long holiday?

When it comes to leave, whether it's for a long or short break, the answer is the same. by Aunty B

Tuesday, 20 January 2015

How to be a hot boss in a lukewarm economy

Being a successful leader in business is about juggling a set of competing priorities while keeping your eye on the ultimate goal. by Eve Ash

My slow, old work computer still has a 5.25-inch floppy drive – how do I ask my stingy boss for an upgrade?

It’s a miracle! Your ancient machine has used the last of its juice to get your message of help to me and I’m here to tell you – you deserve better. by Aunty B

Friday, 16 January 2015

Meet the woman designing the future of work (Google’s office included)

As the managing director of interior design and architectural studio, Futurespace, Angela Ferguson leads a team responsible for the designs of some of our largest corporate spaces, by Angela Priestley

I’ve been headhunted for a new job but I’m scared to say yes

Sometimes you need to venture forth and grasp the brass ring while it's there for the taking. by Aunty B

Thursday, 15 January 2015

Help! I’m successful in business but unlucky in love

I’m sure you didn’t expect business success to come overnight. Why should you expect finding a partner to be any different? by Aunty B
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