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In this month's MyDonut:

Enjoy the bank holiday weekend and please get in contact with your feedback and any small-business issues facing your firm.

Tom Whitney
MyDonut editor

The rules of client hospitality
Wineglasses on a table Wining and dining valued customers is standard practice, but corporate hospitality will change when new laws are introduced in July. What will it mean for you?
Going local on the web
Search button on keyboard Attracting customers to your site
is about more than just topping the Google rankings nationally. You also need to think local. Here's how to localise your SEO.
Profile: The record-breaking tailor
Adam King Adam King has broken the world record for watching TV non-stop. But his gaze is now firmly fixed on business success. The new king of bespoke tailoring tells his story.

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From the Law Donut

  Blog: Is your Facebook too boring to boost your career?  
  Increase in national minimum wage due in October  
Budget benefits charities - find out how

Video: Legal basics of starting up
How to boost online sales video

Small business news

  Nine out of ten small firms say The Apprentice is "unrealistic"  
  Flexible parental leave unworkable for small firms  
HMRC to target small business' tax dodgers
The Start Up Donut
Feature: Where do good business ideas come from?
Blog: No head for numbers
Forum: Balancing work and childcare
Usually there are three factors that will determine if a start-up will succeed.
Getting to grips with the finances is key to running a successful small firm.
How do you juggle running a business and looking after your family?
The Law Donut
Feature: Disciplinary issues: 30 FAQs
Blog: Paying employees'
pensions: 2012 warning

Forum: have I broken a confidentiality clause?
Putting in place and following the
right disciplinary procedures is
essential. Read more in our FAQs.

From 2012 employers will have to
contribute to staff pensions. David Impey explains your obligations.

"I was asked to sign an agreement
saying I won't contact previous
clients. Now I'm being bullied."
The Marketing Donut
Feature: Why have my
search rankings dropped?

Blog: How to sell when you
are "crazy busy"

Forum: What's the best
mistake you've ever made?
John Straw looks into the possible causes and offers some expert SEO advice.
Not enough hours in the day? Don't stop selling, says Craig McKenna.
Learning from failure is a crucial
step on the road to success - tell us your experiences.
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