10 questions to ask before writing business reports

Business Report blog

Business decisions and long-term strategies are most effective when they are informed by relevant data and research. To keep improving the key is to measure and analyse performance. That’s where business reports come into play.

Well-prepared, business reports provide a comprehensive collation of data and research. They can evidence that outcomes were achieved or give insight into the appropriate allocation of resources.

10 questions to ask before formatting a book

Library book shelves

Is writing a book your New Year’s Resolution?

Whilst many of us start the year with a desire to read more books, others have ambitions to write one.
Fortunately, self-publications and e-books have made this option more accessible, but the layout has to be in line with specifications. So, in this article, we’re exploring the 10 questions to ask before formatting a book.

Fillable forms: What are they & why use them?

The wise man doesn't give the right answers, he poses the right questions - quote

So, you need to encourage a group of people to respond to your list of questions. Electronic fillable forms are a simple way to reach everyone concerned and gather their responses. Let me tell you more!

Fillable forms are ideal if you need to ask multiple people the same questions. This could be part of a recruitment process, gathering customer insight or arranging the work’s Christmas do! You might use these electronic documents as part of the process of onboarding new clients or surveying employee satisfaction.

Holiday requests & how to manage them

Holiday Requests blog

We all enjoy a holiday, we work hard and deserve a break. However, as a business owner, managing annual leave requests can be a headache, especially through the Summer. How can you keep the business running smoothly while team members are off? What can you put in place to streamline the process, prevent disruption to the business and enable your team to have a well-deserved break?

Impactful infographics

3 Doc Solutions blog - Do 8 out of 10 presentations make a great impression with infographics?

You have important data to share and you want to make a point; what’s the best way to approach it? Infographics!

Infographics combine short, snappy text and data in a graphic form. The visual appeal of the infographic attracts the eye. It makes the content easy to digest and more memorable than simply presenting raw facts. In this article, we explore the role of infographics in making external and internal communications impactful.

Working towards the same goal with a Staff Handbook

picture of an instruction manual

In these times of flux, it’s more important than ever to make new members of the team feel welcomed. Especially if they will be working remotely or at least not in the usual busy office environment of olden days!

A Staff Handbook can be a great way to make people feel part of the team and to share essential knowledge. Not only the policies but the company vision and spirit.

Need a concise business plan template?

3 Doc Solutions blog - When did you last read your business plan?

The prospect of shutting up shop was not an option for every
business. To ride the storm, many sprang into action. Reading the market and adapting their processes or offer, they spotted fresh opportunities and attracted new customers. Was your business one of them?

As the lockdown restrictions continue to be lifted, what is
the plan now? Will your company return to the old way of working or has diversification opened up new doors that could support business growth?

Collaborating to Achieve your Goals

table with pen and paper

Collaboration is working with others to achieve your goals. It means that we can expand, think bigger and achieve more.

As small business owners, we are often encouraged to niche and specialise but that can make it hard to take work of a wider scope. Collaborating, therefore, can mean being more agile, taking on bigger projects, reaching a wider audience and involving experts that specialise in different aspects of a job.