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Anatomy of a Tenant Eviction

Anatomy of a Tenant Eviction

The following is based on a recent presentation to the BIG group.   When thinking about letting a property to a tenant, as in many endeavours in life, preparation is all.   Firstly, who is the legal owner? Although this sounds an odd question many people...

Jozara and A Manhood Project

Jozara and A Manhood Project

BIG! Member Dean Hutchinson has developed a business that exists to assist performers and artists to succeed financially as well as artistically in their career, Jozara. The co‑founder, Sam Dunstan is from a performance background and shares below a project that he...

A Challenge for May

There's lots of challenges during this prolonged period of lockdown, staying fit and healthy is one of them. Without the support of friends at the gym, team members to train with or compete in matches, golf courses and raquet courts closed, finding the motivation to...

I’m in a New York State of Mind…

I’m in a New York State of Mind…

When you think of New York, what images spring to mind? Gridlocked traffic full of yellow cabs? Steaming manhole covers? The iconic Chrysler & Empire State buildings, or maybe the Brooklyn Bridge. We are all so familiar with the sights & sounds of the city...

Five Important Secrets

Five Important Secrets

Five important secrets all new managers need to know before they can start to lead and a refresher for those already leadingSecret 1 - Welcome to a new world It is the first Monday morning of your new career, you remember how last Friday, before your weekend of...

This will show you the way

This will show you the way

‘Latest research’ (that well known phrase) suggests that at least one third of British adults do not have a will. Whilst our inevitable mortality is something many care not to think about, there are other reasons, often based on an incorrect understanding of the law...

Hidden Benefits of Networking

Hidden Benefits of Networking

I’ve been networking for some time and have found that the benefits of a good group goes beyond the obvious hoped for increase in business. BIG is a perfect example of this – probably why it’s the group I’ve attended most consistently and for the longest period of...

7 Steps for Business Security in 2018

7 Steps for Business Security in 2018

Here our Security & Alarm expert Richard Anthony gives some advice on Business Security: Keeping your premises safe is one of the biggest concerns of all business owners. Burglary is one of the most common crimes to affect a business and the impact can be far...

Cyber Attack on NHS & How to protect against Ransomware

Cyber Attack on NHS & How to protect against Ransomware

Cyber Attack on NHS by Wannacry – it certainly makes you feel like doing that. The latest Ransomware attack on Friday 12th May 2017 has effected the NHS and GP’s in the UK along with other industries in many other countries. It has found a vulnerability in the Server...