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  • In this Festive Newsletter Mantle has a sleigh full of Christmas cheer to share with you, along with a Review of 2018 and what’s to come for 2019 at our business centres. Click here to read our Christmas Newsletter 2018 Notice: JavaScript is required for this......

  • Virtual; adjective having the essence or effect but not the appearance or form of: a virtual revolution (physics) being, relating to or involving a virtual image: a virtual focus (computing) of or relating to virtual storage: virtual memory Virtual is a buzzword in business, especially......

  • We’ve written this blog article mainly for our local readers who may have attended this annual Berkshire SME event last month, as well as anyone who has not attended a similar event, but is interested in what they might achieve by exhibiting, or by simply......

  • Do you run your small business from home? You’re not alone. The number of people working from home jumped 75% between 2008 and 2018- a huge phenomenon you’ll have noticed all around you. That’s 1.54 million people work from home for their main job according......

  • There’s so much misunderstanding about what serviced offices actually deliver. Even the phrase itself can be a big source of confusion. We set you right: Don’t serviced offices look unprofessional? Do you really ‘know’ where all your clients and suppliers actually work? Take nothing for......

  • At Mantle, one of the best parts of our work is having so many start-up companies as clients. We enjoy learning from their experiences. Today we are talking about the unique challenges of recruiting for a start-up. As a start-up company, there will eventually come......

  • Everyone knows how to answer the phone. Don’t they? Isn’t it obvious? Well, perhaps not. As a telephone answering service, we’ve been answering phones for a good few years now, and we’ve handled almost every kind of call for every kind of client. It’s not......