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How to get your trade business ready for Christmas

Getting your business ready for Christmas doesn't have to be complicated.


Getting your business ready for Christmas doesn't have to be complicated.

With the holiday season around the corner, we’ve come up with some practical tips to help your business stand out from the crowd. Let's begin!

 

Plan ahead

You can have a stress-free and successful holiday season regardless of whether you plan to close your business over Christmas. However, your customers should know if you plan to close your business over Christmas.

Here are a few tips:

  • Your social media channels and website should be updated.
  • You could also set out-of-office emails to inform your customers when you expect to respond to them.
  • You can also change your email signature with your holiday hours and give instructions on how to contact you if they have urgent questions.

Make sure you have a plan in place for unexpected events. Having contingency plans is important in case someone calls in sick or weather problems could cause serious issues.

 

Protect your business

Instead of being overly preoccupied during Christmas, there are many ways to protect your business against opportunistic thieves while you enjoy a well-deserved vacation.

Vandalism and petty theft can be a problem over the Christmas holiday period. It's important to lock up and take precautions to protect your assets and equipment. Make sure all of your locks on doors or windows are working properly.

This is also true for business vehicles - ensure that valuables and tools are secured.

 

📚 Read more: Tool theft breaks businesses & Tips to reduce van theft 

 

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Get ready for the New Year!

Are there any tasks you can start or organise now to help your trade business? 

Use job management software to schedule or move your jobs for the next year, keep on top of your enquiries and create quotes and invoices. 

If you are a plumber, gas engineer, electrician or run any other type of trade company, you know you need to stay on top of your business.

Have you tried Powered Now? With everything in one place and with great communication between the office, your field workforce and your customers, Powered Now will save you 8 hours per week! Book your free demo here and start your free 14-day trial.

 

📚Read more: Why does your trade business need invoicing software?

 

Important: Make time to file your self-assessment tax returns before the 31 January deadline.

 

And lastly, relax and enjoy your Christmas Holiday!

Organising and planning the Christmas shutdown allows you to relax and enjoy the holiday break with family and friends over Christmas. Powered Now is here to help. If you want to learn how you can use Powered Now to save time and make more money, do not hesitate to contact us.

 

 

 

 

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