Guest Blogger

Our Real Networking community is full of amazing, inspirational people with a wealth of knowledge and experience across a huge variety of business types. We are delighted to be able to share some of that knowledge and experience in guest posts on our website. A big thank you to all who have contributed here. Please see individual posts for contact details should you wish to get in touch with any of our contributors.

Guest Blogger

7 Ways to be Actively Anti-Racist (Part 1) – by Michelle O’Higgins

The death of George Floyd in Minneapolis in May 2020 sparked a resurgence of the Black Lives Matter movement, injecting new energy into the conversation. Perhaps the biggest shift in attitude has been that it is not enough to not be racist. We must be actively anti racist. Our silence is an act of compliance with …

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Do I need a CRM System and if so, where do I start? – by Tracy Hampton

A Customer Relationship Management System, or CRM, is a system that helps businesses store customer contact details and track customer communication including emails and documents sent, phone calls made, or meetings held. Housing this information in one place means that you can make future communications with your customers highly personalised, relevant and up to date. …

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Combating stress eating when working from home – by Sarah Grant

Three strategies for keeping on top of eating habits when working from home Working remotely efficiently and effectively requires a good dose of discipline and a solid routine. The structures that you put in place around your home working will likely affect not only your productivity, but also your eating habits. Conversely, your eating habits …

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What I’ve learnt from starting a business in the midst of a global pandemic – by Marie Peters

So, it’s October of 2019, when I realise the dawn of a new decade is approaching – and 2020 would mark the 10 year anniversary of working for the same company. It really got me thinking; do I want to be here, doing this for another 10 years? The answer was no, so I did …

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ONS report highlights money worries as key factor affecting the nation’s well-being – by Mark Fryer

While there is a degree of inevitability that the crisis we are living through will have an anxiety impact on the population, figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) really lay out the size of the problem. As a financial advisory company, it’s concerning to read that anxiety levels were highest amongst people …

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