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The Jewellery Quarter Festival Is Back!

By Breslins | Jun 25, 2019

Birmingham’s Historic & Vibrant Gem The Jewellery Quarter is nestled in central Birmingham, where it thrives off a mixture of its rich history, pioneering Jewellery trade and the lively business and social hotspot that it is today. With a history spanning over 250 years it has been the mecca of Jewellery production since the 1800’s…

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What is the Clean Air Zone, and how will it affect business in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter?

By Breslins | Jun 24, 2019

The council has stated that Birmingham is on a journey to cleaner air. The intent is to reduce pollution in the city centre and surrounding areas, by attempting to reduce the amount of traffic in the centre. The population of Birmingham is growing – new buildings are being erected, the rail and metro system are…

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Nervous about networking?

By Breslins | Jun 18, 2019

Check out the benefits, tips and tricks to successful business networking Contact us today to find out more about our networking events, send an email to or give us a call on 0121 233 0456 or come and have an informal coffee and a chat in our offices located in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter. A…

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Does social media marketing overwhelm you? How to make it work for your business.

By Breslins | Jun 13, 2019

Despite marketing being crucial to any business’ success story, a lot of entrepreneurs and SME’s avoid and question the most popular form in today’s modern world, that being social media. The thought for many of having to continually maintain an online presence is daunting and difficult. But more importantly believed to not be worthwhile, leading…

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Secured vs. Unsecured Short-term Funding

By Breslins | Jun 6, 2019

By Juliette Peyraud, Senior Account Manager at Spotcap Short-term business loans are an important part of the funding mix. Many businesses use them to grow or pursue certain opportunities, such as hiring staff, renovating premises, bridging a cash flow gap or purchasing new inventory or equipment. Banks, but also non-traditional lenders offer short-term loans. However, …

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Does my business need a Consultant?

By Breslins | May 15, 2019

There comes a point in every business when the owner realises they need advice and asks the question, “Should I hire a consultant?” Whether you’re growing an existing business or starting a new company, hiring the right business consultant can be a cost-effective way for your small business to access specialised knowledge.   A business…

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How easy is it to change accountant? With Breslins it’s easy!

By Breslins | Apr 24, 2019

There are many reasons why changing accountants could be good for your business. Your business may have changed and grown or maybe it’s your accountant’s business that has evolved and they are no longer servicing your needs effectively. Despite what you might think the actual process of changing accountants is a relatively simple one. Switching…

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Five signs it’s time to switch accountants

By Breslins | Apr 18, 2019

How to tell it’s time to switch accountant The thought of switching accountants can be seen as ‘scary’. Despite making tough business decisions every day, many entrepreneurs and SME owners shy away from switching accountants even if deep down they know they should. There are also many who miss the obvious signs and have no…

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Business Succession Planning

By Breslins | Apr 16, 2019

At some stage you will decide to leave your business; perhaps you have decided to sell, retire or do something else. Regardless of the reason, having a succession (or exit) plan in place will help you to smoothly transition out of your business. A good succession plan can not only secure a business owner’s retirement…

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