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UK Business Labs Forums

  1. Reception

    Introductions, announcements and forum rules. FAQ, feedback and the Premium Members' private discussion lounge.
    1. Lab Rules, Guidelines, Policies

      Rules, Guidelines and General FAQ.
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      37
      Latest: UKBL Moderating Policy Maevla, Nov 16, 2014
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    2. Premium Membership

      Details on Premium Membership and priceplans.
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      2
      Messages:
      5
      Latest: Premium Member Upgrade Mark, May 15, 2013
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    3. Advertising

      Banner Advertising and Forum Sponsorship
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      8
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      61
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    4. Announcements

      Announcements on forum issues made here.
      Discussions:
      19
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  2. The Foyer

    The Foyer
    1. Introductions

      Introduce yourself and your company. Talk about your goals and aspirations, be they personal or business.
      Discussions:
      165
      Messages:
      1,056
      Latest: Hello From Pickaweb. Silverisametal, Aug 4, 2015 at 12:57 PM
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    2. Business Planning

      Discussions:
      26
      Messages:
      279
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    3. Ideas, Suggestions & Business Tips

      Ideas, Suggestions & Business Tips
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      23
      Messages:
      228
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    4. Business Advice for Start-ups

      We've all been there - and we know it's a big step - so don't be afraid to ask questions or share your knowledge about startups or any aspect of starting your new business.
      Discussions:
      352
      Messages:
      3,291
      Latest: Business Start up tip: Go into Key Cutting Terry Harris, Aug 4, 2015 at 10:12 PM
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    5. General Business Talk

      Seek or give advice on general business topics. Important Business News updates welcome too.
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      966
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      7,819
      Latest: This is interesting Xavier McKnight, Aug 4, 2015 at 7:16 PM
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    6. Networking

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      Messages:
      26
      Latest: Business Networking Silverisametal, Aug 4, 2015 at 6:00 PM
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  3. The First Floor

    The First Floor
    1. Accountancy, Finance & Tax

      Bookkeeping, Accounts and Tax. Investments, Banking and Financial issues..
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      552
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      3,821
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    2. Law & Insurance

      Advice on the legal aspects of running a business. Contract Law, Employees' Rights, Health & Safety, Holiday Entitlement, Patenting, Intellectual Property, Trade Marks and Copyright - all in here.
      Discussions:
      167
      Messages:
      1,175
      Latest: Another bloody Ambulance chaser! UKBL-Admin, Aug 3, 2015 at 1:07 PM
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    3. Education & Training

      Education & Training
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      4
      Messages:
      22
      Latest: Employee training plans jhonn23, Jul 11, 2015
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    4. Insolvency

      Insolvency
      Discussions:
      5
      Messages:
      12
      Latest: Keeping your business - in business Silverisametal, Aug 4, 2015 at 11:07 AM
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  4. The Staff Room

    Employment, HR, Women in Business and Working from home
    1. Employment & HR

      Employment & HR
      Discussions:
      22
      Messages:
      120
      Latest: Why work isn't what it used to be Silverisametal, Aug 4, 2015 at 12:04 PM
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    2. Self Employment

      Self Employment
      Discussions:
      7
      Messages:
      35
      Latest: Why self employment? Xavier McKnight, Jul 9, 2015
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    3. Women in Business

      Women in Business
      Discussions:
      10
      Messages:
      150
      Latest: Women in Business yasurs, Jun 29, 2015
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    4. Homepreneurs

      Homepreneurs
      Discussions:
      4
      Messages:
      95
      Latest: Work from home concept Gavin Griffin, Jul 17, 2015
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    5. Strategy & Tactics

      Strategy & Tactics
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  5. The IT Department

    The IT Department
    1. Graphic & Web Design

      Graphic & Web Design
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      205
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    2. Domains & Hosting

      Discussions:
      80
      Messages:
      784
      Latest: Web hosting and registering a domain? BigSparkHosting, Aug 2, 2015 at 11:27 AM
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    3. Website Reviews

      Just launched your website? Do you have teething problems? Get some brutally honest feedback from other members!
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      92
      Messages:
      954
      Latest: Please review our business directory MichelleBrown, Jul 30, 2015 at 8:47 AM
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    1. Art & Photography

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    2. Invention & Creative

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    3. Public Relations & Press Releases

      Discussions:
      361
      Messages:
      3,330
      Latest: Does Free Delivery make you buy? sarastones, Aug 3, 2015 at 4:32 PM
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    4. Thanks & Recommendations

      Know someone who's given you sterling service? Sing their praises here! Don't forget you can also use the iTrader feedback system.
      Discussions:
      47
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    5. SEO, Social Media & Web Marketing

      Discussions:
      517
      Messages:
      5,677
      Latest: What's your favourite hashtag? Silverisametal, Aug 4, 2015 at 6:01 PM
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    6. Twitterers

      This Club Forum is for topics and discussion specific to the social media web apllication 'twitter'.
      Discussions:
      144
      Messages:
      1,231
      Latest: How to Get Genuine Twitter Followers Toni Rose, Aug 3, 2015 at 1:28 PM
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    7. Facebook Users

      Discussion and advice for Facebook users.
      Discussions:
      89
      Messages:
      841
      Latest: Who is selling on Facebook? Silverisametal, Aug 4, 2015 at 6:03 PM
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    8. Google + Users

      Discussion and advice for users of Google+
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      5
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    9. Apple Users

      Discussion specific to Apple products; iPhone, iPad, iTunes etc.
      Discussions:
      73
      Messages:
      573
      Latest: So the Apple iWatch is here Duncan, Mar 15, 2015
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    1. Sales & Marketing

      Discussions:
      20
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    2. Retail

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    3. E-Commerce

      Discussions:
      208
      Messages:
      2,412
      Latest: How do you promote your E-commerce James Roberts, Aug 4, 2015 at 11:27 AM
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    4. Franchising

      Discussions:
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      Messages:
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    5. International Trade & Sales

      Discussions:
      123
      Messages:
      1,146
      Latest: Training to be a locksmith Terry Harris, Aug 4, 2015 at 10:08 PM
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    6. eBay and Amazon Users

      Discussion and advice for buyers and sellers on eBay and Amazon; the world's leading online marketplaces.
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      36
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  6. The Snug

    All things entertainment
    1. The Cake and Coffee House

      Chat about anything non business-related here but please keep it civil. Smokers welcome.
      Discussions:
      517
      Messages:
      4,396
      Latest: Chris Evans - new top gear presenter UKBL-Admin, Aug 4, 2015 at 11:09 AM
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    2. The Book Club

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    3. Music & Movies

      Introduce an artist. Popular or obscure (with an emphasis on the latter!) Seen a good movie? What's your favourite film?
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      Messages:
      273
      Latest: Any movie buffs out there? Geoff T, Jul 29, 2015 at 5:49 PM
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    4. Humour

      Discussions:
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      Messages:
      328
      Latest: The Demise of English Grammar Adam H, Aug 2, 2015 at 5:14 PM
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    5. Politics & World News

      Discussion of Political and News issues not specifically related to business. Please keep it civil!
      Discussions:
      337
      Messages:
      2,791
      Latest: Glad That's Over BarneyBlue23, May 22, 2015
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    6. 2 & 4 Wheels

      Forum for members to post topics relating to the use of roads in the UK or abroad, whether as a driver, passenger or pedestrian.
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      83
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    1. Premium Members' Buy & Sell

      Offer and Request Services amongst Premium Members only.
      Discussions:
      31
      Messages:
      106
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