Living on an Island Paul Tyer
The Orkney Islands are a fantastic place to live and work, however running a business is a challenge as advanced planning is always top of the agenda.
We have a single postal flight a day and all bulky items travel by sea, as a manufacture planning ahead for materials is essential. If a supplier uses a delivery company we can pay up to 500% more and it can take up to two weeks to be delivered, however thanks to the Royal Mail and the support of my suppliers it only takes a few days.
The crucial thing about working remotely as I and many other micro businesses do, is to plan ahead by reviewing your stock and sales, so you can stay in control of your business.
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