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10 ways to make your business more efficient

From electronically generated payslips to virtual marketing assistance, these innovative products and services can make running a business that bit easier

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23 March 2022
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hether you’re a CEO or looking to develop your investment portfolio, or a small business owner keen to make smart financial changes, here are some of the best products and services that promise to make your life easier or boost your finances.

Make online payments seamless

Vyne

Today, getting paid online can be expensive, slow, and hugely inefficient. Vyne works to solve these problems with instant account-to-account bank payments, removing any middlemen and improving the consumer experience. It’s a more modern, transparent and seamless approach that benefits both stakeholders in a transaction.

The benefits of using Vyne include reducing costs through lower transaction fees by bypassing the card networks; being fraud resilient and increased cashflow with no delays in merchants receiving funds direct to their bank accounts. Get started today at payvyne.com.

Become ISO certified with ease

ISO-Cert Online

Are you ISO certified? ISO-Cert Online offers digital ISO certification for most management systems standards, including ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 45001. The evidence required for implementation is assessed online using secure servers. The company provides all relevant document templates, and its certificates can be issued within days of your initial application.

The company also offers Management Systems Consultancy that can provide internal auditing services. Visit isocertonline.net or email info@isocertonline.net quoting ISOCERTFEB22 to see how ISO-Cert Online Ltd can help you.

Get virtual marketing assistance

SenseCheck

Seven out of 10 CEOs believe their company wastes money on ineffective marketing. So, imagine your small business had a focus group it could call on to provide feedback about your next marketing campaign? That’s exactly what SenseCheck does. For B2B start-ups, effective marketing can be the difference between success and failure. But getting it right can be tough.

SenseCheck provides the power of a second opinion, on tap. Upload your marketing ideas and get honest, anonymous views from peers within a community of business owners and marketers. Think of it as a micro-focus group that’s on-tap, available at any time. Get actionable insights for free at Sensecheck.com.

Enjoy the benefits of a serviced office

Click Offices

Serviced offices are rentable working spaces provided on flexible terms and can accommodate both small and large businesses. Click Offices assists companies with finding short-term office space and great bases for growing companies. The spaces typically offer a staffed reception, furnished desk areas, meeting rooms and kitchen space, with printing and cleaning facilities included in the rental price.

Serviced offices can also meet requirements for private offices, hot desks and co-working spaces, giving ultimate flexibility to businesses. Call 020 3642 2777 or visit clickoffices.com.

Deliver payslips electronically to employees

eDoc Deposit Limited

eDoc Deposit Limited provides a service that will enable you to electronically deliver payslips and other payroll-related documents to your employees now. To begin the simple process, register your company by visiting the eDoc Deposit website and once registered, you can begin uploading your payslips and other payroll-related documents. The portal is completely secure and is protected by a Secure Socket Layer (SSL) certificate.

When documents are uploaded, eDoc Deposit will automatically create an account for each of your employees and generate a PIN. Get in touch now by emailing info@edocdeposit.com and include the promotion code EDOC260122 in the subject line to receive your first month’s uploads for free. Find out more at edocdeposit.co.uk.

Invest in precious metals

Baird & Co

Established in 1967, Baird & Co is a London-based, family-owned bullion merchant dealing in gold, silver, platinum, palladium and rhodium. Baird provides true all-round expertise and is a one-stop shop for all your precious metal needs. In addition to producing its own bars that can be used for investment purposes, including CGT-exempt coins, Baird also offers clients metal account facilities in both allocated and unallocated forms.

There are many benefits to becoming a Baird & Co member, including a loyalty scheme, limit orders, price alerts and much more. The benefits of vault storage include VAT-free purchase and a state-of-the-art facility with the latest high-tech security. Call now on 020 7474 1000 or visit bairdmint.com, or to buy in person visit 48 Hatton Garden, London.

Find a financial adviser with ease

Unbiased

A good financial adviser will work with you and your business to help you achieve your goals. They’ll ensure that any product recommendation is the best possible fit for your circumstances and help you to avoid costly mistakes. So how can you find the right adviser? Unbiased is a platform designed to help you find a trusted, regulated financial expert.

Not only can you be matched to an expert adviser from the 27,000 professionals registered on the platform, but you can also access a wealth of free advice and tools. Find your adviser today at unbiased.co.uk.

Build your wine investment portfolio

Moncharm Wine Traders

Moncharm Wine Traders was founded in 2010 as a bespoke fine wine merchant, with the aim to connect both wine collectors and investors to the most sought-after brands and vintages in the wine world. According to a recent report, fine wine increased in value by 120% over the past decade, so there’s never been a better time to invest.

As it’s considered capital gains tax free, wine hedges against inflation and low interest rates. Bespoke portfolios designed by Moncharm Wine Traders’ experienced wine experts start from just £10,000. Request your free guide on investing in the fine wine market at moncharmwinetraders.co.uk.

Make your business more efficient

SDLT Refunds

With inflation on the rise in the aftermath of the pandemic, businesses can’t afford to be inefficient. Some UK businesses are losing thousands of pounds due to misunderstanding the Stamp Duty rules and the reliefs that may be available to them. From terms such as multiple dwellings relief to the rule of six, the team at SDLT Refunds can help you understand and navigate the financial world.

With the HMRC’s current Consultation Document set to reform some of these reliefs to make them less available, find out how you can make your business more efficient and recover any tax you may have already overpaid at sdltrefunds.co.uk.

Motivate your team with corporate days out

Lee Valley VeloPark

Treat your team to a day of cycling glory at Lee Valley VeloPark. After long periods of working from home, motivate your team and bring your office back together with an epic cycling experience they’ll never forget. You can also swap your office for an iconic venue in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park with meeting rooms, event spaces and unique experiences all under one roof.

Book through the team today to get 10% off your booking and start planning your day out of the office. Offer valid until 31 March 2022. Find out more at visitleevalley.org.uk.

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