Goodbye p.a. Hello OCTOPUS

Goodbye p.a. Hello OCTOPUS

Today we launch our new company name, brand and website and we hope you love what you see as much as we do. Over the last six years our business has evolved, and we feel what we do now is better reflected in the way we present ourselves as OCTOPUS. Of course, it’s not...
2018 IS ON ITS WAY: TOP 5 PLANNING TIPS

2018 IS ON ITS WAY: TOP 5 PLANNING TIPS

Here’s hoping you’ve had a great year and 2017 has yielded lots of positive results.  No doubt you’ve experienced challenges too, but ones that have given you the opportunity to learn and develop as an individual and as a business.  What does the future have in...
IT’S OK TO ASK FOR HELP (TRY IT!)

IT’S OK TO ASK FOR HELP (TRY IT!)

Wherever you fit in your organisation, from the company owner to the newest recruit, you’ll need help with your role.  Input from your team, advice from outsiders or an extra pair of hands to help get a job done.  But there is one commonplace challenge that terrifies...
3 QUICK WAYS TO WORK LESS AND EARN MORE

3 QUICK WAYS TO WORK LESS AND EARN MORE

This article doesn’t need much of an introduction, so let’s get straight to the point. Here are three ideas you can implement that will help you work less and earn more (there are others; these are just a selection): Focus on fee earning activity Write a list of...
DON’T FORGET TO DOT THE I’S AND CROSS THE T’S

DON’T FORGET TO DOT THE I’S AND CROSS THE T’S

You may remember from school one or two reminders from your teacher to check and review your work.  But when you’re up against the clock, have a million and one other things on your mind and just want to escape the classroom, it was tempting not to bother. In school –...