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Brits get the short end of the stick at work (again)
July 6, 2007 by Katy Whitton

A Couple articles in my RSS feeds caught my attention last week (yes, I’m lagging behind a bit): The Register: Britons are workaholics, survey says (via Out-Law): According to a study published today by the International Labour Organisation, more of the UK’s workforce put in “excessive hours” than in any other developed country. The ILO […] … Read More »

Planners

July 6, 2007 by Katy Whitton

In my new book “Managing Web Projects” I discuss the process of quoting for projects and project management techniques so I thought I’d provide an additional resource for you all (as I’m nice ;)) to tie the two subjects together in a nice, handy bundle. Managing a project and keeping all of the information together […] … Read More »

Business

July 4, 2007 by Katy Whitton

From the BBC… UK bosses suspect that one in eight of all UK workplace absences are due to staff faking illness, research by the CBI suggests. (full article here) I was going to write something about this yesterday as it was pretty much all over the news but as I was off sick (I kid […] … Read More »

Business

July 3, 2007 by Katy Whitton

We’ve all had it; be it client, boss, co-worker or friend. They want it. And they want it NOW! In this day and age of high-speed communication – instant messages, email, voicemail, fax, pagers…. and the rest – we are all (supposedly) instantly accessible all of the time. Google, Yahoo! and the rest of the […] … Read More »

Project Management

July 2, 2007 by Katy Whitton

So, the website’s now live. You’ve been paid and the website’s number 1 in Google – every’s happy, right? You betcha! I’m in the money! Oh? That’s nice! But what about the future – for you and your client? Who cares about them? I’m going to get loads of work! Riiiight. We all think after […] … Read More »

Business

July 1, 2007 by Katy Whitton

I’ve been working on sending out tons of quotes over the past couple of days which has been a bit dull (although kind of nice to see the money I could be generating if they all go through!) so my mind’s been having a bit of a wander. We have a job clocking in/out system […] … Read More »

Project Management

July 1, 2007 by Katy Whitton

So now we come to the last phase of the Web Project – Invoicing. Hoorah! I get my money now! Lets hope so! Of course, thanks to your watertight contract you have all of your costs and payment terms laid out, right? How you bill the client is up to you. Some people like 50% […] … Read More »

Project Management

July 1, 2007 by Katy Whitton

Wow, it’s been rather a long time since I posted my last entry in this series – Managing Web Projects #11 – The Change Request Form. I haven’t forgotten about this series honest, I’ve just been procrastinating over it! Yeah, enough with the excuses. Get on with it! Okay! Okay! Here we go… Why bother […] … Read More »

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