James McBrearty

After building up 17 years experience in industry and practice, James started his own business from scratch in 2006. He now helps others to do the same, while minimising both the risks and costs. James is dual qualified in tax and accounts, and has won multiple awards for small business. In 2014 he was invited to Downing Street, as one of the Small Business Saturday 100 winners.

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Another award for my business use of social media

Following on from my many existing awards for business use of social media, I’m pleased to announce that I have won another – a Silver at the 2018 Surrey Digital Award. Social Media for personal use is somewhat different from business use – since 2009 I’ve been successfully using it for business, and have also trained many people… Read More »

Toyota Auris (Corolla) Hybrid Review

Following on from my review of the Toyota Yaris Hybrid, the Toyota Auris Hybrid (sold as the Corolla Hybrid in some markets outside the UK) is another car you may want to consider. Many of the points from my Yaris review apply as the cars are very similar, so in this review I will just cover the differences… Read More »

Social Media for Business

You may have used Social Media personally, but there is a difference when you come to use it for business. It is important to have a goal in mind, and allocate specific amounts of time towards it. Otherwise, too many times I have seen people spend hour after hour online thinking they are ‘building their brand’ when all… Read More »