Maria Williams on What She Gets Out of Zokit Membership

Maria Williams of Words You Can Use specialises in website copywriting, blogging, and public relations for small businesses. Here she tells us what she likes about being a member of Zokit and how it helps her grow her business and develop as a business owner. Find out more about Maria on her Zokit online profile here: http://zokit.co.uk/members/maria-williams/ […]

What Our Members Say

Some shots from a recent Zokit meeting, featuring a few of our members. If you’d like to come along to one of our meetings, we’d love to welcome you. Information and booking can be found here. More information about membership can be found here.

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Why Over 70% of Employees Are Not Engaged (and how to fix that)…

Do you know that an engaged workforce outperforms a disengaged workforce by 202%? …..and 71% of all employees are not engaged. This could be due to… poor communication lack of a clear direction bad planning. Engagement levels and business performance can be improved by building on effective relationships between the manager and their teams. 4 Focuses to Turn […]

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The Sale is only Half the Story!!

Why do most businesses fail? Not wanting to dwell on the negative but business failures occur when they don’t make enough sales. Or, put another way, they are not attracting and keeping enough qualified customers. Having a robust sales process allows you to effectively and efficiently attract and convert the customers that will bring in […]

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Legal & General Announces Winners of its Annual Business Quality Awards

The annual event celebrates the achievements of IFAs and Network Advisers who have demonstrated a proven commitment to the retention of protection business. On Friday, Legal & General announced the winners of its 5th annual Business Quality Awards (BQAs). Launched in 2011, with Cardiff based Protection Specialist, Vita, winning a Special Recognition award. Vita also […]

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Love Your Financials

In and around Valentine’s Day this year 2016 I am reminded of the KISS Mnemonic. In my book it stands for Keep It Simple Simon. I recently looked up HSBC’s Accounts and they were 160 Pages. When I assessed customers’ accounts in the 30 Years with the Bank it was always useful to “runner” the accounts. This basically […]

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The 5 B’s of Business Success

As business owners, directors and leaders it can be easy to drive our business activities forward so hard and fast that we lose sight of the bigger picture. Working in and on our business is only part of the game. For short, medium and long term gain we need to consider all 5 B’s of […]