The new Late Payment Regulations: 5 things you need to know before April

New ‘duty to report’ regulations will be introduced this year in order to increase transparency and tackle an ever-growing culture of late payments. These new regulations have been designed to identify the worst late payment practises and improve standards across the UK economy. Here are 5 things you should know about the new legislation but please note, the list below is not exhaustive and is based on guidance published on gov.co.uk. You must refer to the official guidelines if you are unsure of your businesses responsibilities.

Why the new regulations?

Every year,...

Posted in Technology - 23rd February, 2017

Culture Fit – It’s a two-way thing…

So, that Recruiter calls you and gives you the heads up on THE opportunity you have been hoping for since you began to look for the next step in your career. It sounds great! It’s exciting, it ticks all sorts of boxes and you think it could be the perfect next step for you.

On paper the company looks great: profitable, forward-thinking yet stable, good products and a great reputation in the market. You say “yes” to being put forward, and why wouldn’t you? Well, before we go any further just ask yourself this question:

The Job Description may stack up…but does the Cu...

Posted in Recruitment - 6th February, 2017

Moving Office:Top Ten Tips for Office Relocation

There’s no doubt moving office can be a complicated, stressful and a time-consuming business. The team at Ben Johnson Interiors have worked on many relocations for clients over the years and have seen and resolved all manner of issues on the way. So, we’ve used our experience to compile 10 top tips for your office move in order to minimise stress, keep costs down and ensure your relocation runs as smoothly as possible. Whatever your reasons for moving, follow these 10 guidelines and you can’t go wrong..

1. Ensure you’re able to move

Make sure you check your existing...

Posted in Interiors - 6th February, 2017

Why it pays to automate your Accounts Payable process

A way to increase productivity and performance, improve cash flow and gain a competitive advantage- can all of this really come from one simple, affordable solution?

If you currently have a part- automated process, it’s likely you’re already envisioning how far a fully automated system could take you. In a world where approval processes and document workflows are considered the top two client serving inefficiencies in business Huddle we can and should be doing more to streamline the process.

Paper-based and partially automated processes are often criticised by AP tea...

Posted in Technology - 31st January, 2017

January update from our Interiors team

hi there!

we hope you’ve enjoyed your Christmas break and are ready to embrace 2017… we certainly are, and we’re starting the new year still buzzing from our achievements in 2016, including:

a round-up of happenings in 2016

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2016 saw us engage with some pretty cool companies and we delivered some fantastic design, build and furniture projects,...

Posted in Interiors - 11th January, 2017

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