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A guide to choosing between personal and business finance for your SME

A guide to choosing between personal and business finance for your SME Taking a business idea out of the realm of whimsy and making it a practical outfit for the long term can require significant financial outlay, whether on your part or someone else’s. According to research conducted by American Express and the Centre for […]

Marketing tools to achieve business growth

Growing your business can be challenging for a number of reasons, but all too often we focus on the big marketing ideas and neglect to look at the basics. It’s easy to see the big picture when it comes to moving your marketing strategy forward, but if you’re looking for ways to promote your company […]

5 ways to keep your customers happy with easier transactions

Whether you’re looking to start a business, in the early stages of operation, or have been managing your business for a while already, it’s always important to ensure your customers are satisfied. How you implement an organise your payment process will be essential to complementing a simple, smooth, and stress-free sales process, which can help […]

Better Ways to Appreciate Your Employees

For consumers, cash is certainly king, but in the workplace, something else is in charge: appreciation. There are several studies that show monetary rewards being ineffective motivators for workplace performance. One significant reason for this is the long-term effect of external motivators, like cash. If you offer cash as a reward, then over time, your […]

Small business accounting: 5 steps to get your startup on track 

Setting up your own business should be an exciting process. You’ve read our guide on the key do’s and don’ts, you’ve thought about your stock, as well as where you’re going to sell and how to manage yourself and your time. However, you may still feel a little daunted about the accounting side of things, […]

Always prepared: How to save money on office supplies

Keeping the costs down in the office can feel like a tough task – as you probably don’t realise how many office supplies you actually use every day. Invoices, memos, meeting notes, agendas – your office can’t function without stationary. It’s a necessity, but that doesn’t mean restocking has to be expensive. The supply market […]

Is your building really fit for business? Custom constructions to improve your workplace

There’s a lot to consider when it comes to getting the right premises for your business. You need somewhere that is affordable, comes with all the right amenities and is in the best location – whether that be to capture footfall of passing customers, to connect to transport links or to tap into a skilled […]

Five payroll mistakes your small business must avoid

Payroll problems can be a big headache for businesses. In the 2015/16 financial year, payroll errors cost UK employers more than £700 million. It’s thought that SMEs accounted for about half of the total cash collected – despite only being responsible for roughly a tenth of the UK payroll. So, how do you avoid a […]

5 Red Flags to Watch Out for in Prospective Tenants

Getting involved in real estate comes with its fair share of challenges, and those that rent out property are tasked with a variety of unique obstacles. One of the most important tasks assigned to landlords—both new and seasoned—is tenant screening. In a perfect world, landing the ideal tenant would be quick and easy. Reality isn’t […]

Global Goals: Is Your Company Ready to Expand?

Going global is not for the faint hearted. You’ll have heard how many businesses fail when they dare to venture overseas, with even hugely successful businesses misjudging their approach on foreign soil. However, for those that get it right, the pay-off is substantial. A brand new market, swathes of new customers, access to cheaper inputs […]


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