November 4, 2019

Everyone knows Kool & The Gang's 'Celebration' so I know you'll all be singing that tune in your head for a while now!  Well, this month (the 14th November actually) marks the 5th Anniversary of the sowing of the seeds which eventually resulted in BOSS Business Support...

September 17, 2019

Although we're now heading into Autumn, the view from the office window still shows a typical Ventnor summer's day - blue sky, blue sea and golden sand.  The only difference now is that the beach is pretty much empty, the deckchairs packed away and the beach huts closi...

August 20, 2019

After a busy time following the SailGP and Cowes Week, it's time to focus on the next projects for clients. Just in case you're wondering what it is that I do, here's a list of some projects I've recently completed:


- putting together a completely new, manual filing sy...

July 15, 2019

....for dancing in the street- or so thought Martha Reeves and the Vandellas, and Mick Jagger and David Bowie.  So are you going to be dancing in the streets this summer, or will you be thinking about how to juggle your business commitments and keep your business runni...

June 10, 2019

I'm constantly amazed at the number of apps which have become available for even the smallest of businesses.  Running a business single-handed means that we often need all the help we can get to ensure that we keep up with ever changing trends in managing all aspects o...

May 15, 2019

Some people who run their own businesses are not keen to take a holiday but for me I see a break from the norm as being essential both in terms of recharging batteries and taking a step back from the fast pace of the normal working week.

I've recently spent a long weeke...

April 23, 2019

Whilst it's good to learn time management skills early on in life so that we have it as a basic life skill,  it's absolutely crucial when it comes to running your own business, particularly when you alone are everything from the Chief Executive,  Managing Director, soc...

March 10, 2019

They told me to strike a pose - not for the cover of a magazine* but for International Women's Day - so I did!  

The pose represents 'balance for better' and is part of the IWD campaign to highlight that there are still differences, and an imbalance, when it comes to eq...

February 11, 2019