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Four Ways to Advertise Your Field Service Business

20 November, 2019

Do you want to spread the word about your field service business, but don't have a marketing person or the budget to start any major advertising initiatives? Don’t let your reservations about advertising keep you from publicising the incredible work you do.

Four Project Management Pain Points and How to Find a Solution

15 November, 2019

Whether you are a dedicated project manager or project management is one of the many roles you cover, there are some key areas of project management that field service businesses must address.

If you want to constantly improve efficiency in your business, effectively use your resources, and grow your customer base, smart project management is key.

Read on to discover four common pain points in project management as well as why and how to look for a solution.

Taking Back Time: How Data Feed Helped Rachel from Ehlerth Electrical

14 November, 2019

When Rachel Hayes hangs up one hat at Ehlerth Electrical, she quickly picks up another. "We haven't created a position title for me yet because I cover pretty much all bases of the business," she laughs, "I don't think there's a title that covers all the work I do!"

A Snapshot of Project Invoicing and Payments in simPRO

Richard Pratley   8 November, 2019

As a business solution, simPRO offers much more than job management. Within our cloud-based system is a range of tools and functionality. And they're all designed to help you achieve complete operations management.

Seven business challenges solved with business reporting

30 October, 2019

Having a full understanding of the types of data that exist in a business, as well as being aware of how intelligent analysis of this data helps drive business growth is vital. It's through this analysis that successful trade contracting businesses generate the key insights needed to thrive.

Using Reporting for Better Decision Making

28 October, 2019

In today's data-driven world, the ability to analyse, interpret and act upon insights derived from effective business reporting is crucial in maintaining and developing an organisations' competitive advantage. Without these insights, key decision-makers are forced to resort to 'going with their gut', which often leads to poor and costly decisions being made that are based without fact.

Three Reasons to Use a Payment Processing System in Your Field Service Business

8 October, 2019

Do you have an easy method for customers to pay you for your services? If not, you may want to take a close look at the way you accept payments and how you can improve.

Mental Health Awareness Week 2019: Why are mental health issues so common in the trade?

3 October, 2019

In recent years, a lot of work has gone into breaking down the stigma surrounding mental health issues. It's now relatively well known that one in four of us will experience at least one diagnosable mental health issue in any one given year, and one in six of us experienced a mental health issue in the past week. Stats like these helps emphasise the fact that mental health issues can happen to any one of us, and are more common than people perhaps once thought.

3 simPRO tools you can use to onboard staff faster

27 September, 2019

Onboarding in a busy business can be tricky. You've got the hire with the skills you've been looking for, but they'll need to be introduced to your workflows and processes before diving in.

Or maybe you've brought in a new system for your business and you need to onboard your team.

Whether you're the type to sit everyone down in a room to bring them up to speed or get them out in the field and learning by doing, it's important you have a process.

3 key features of the cloud that protect businesses from cyber attacks

26 September, 2019

Whether it's cyber criminals engaged in making money through fraud, competitors interested in gaining an economic advantage, or employees misusing the sensitive data they have access to, the threat to a business's data security can arise from several sources.