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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 07:15:12 +0000Employers can never afford to take their eyes off the National Minimum Wage if they want to avoid being caught out.
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 00:19:30 +0000If you are a proud owner of a business or a brand I am sure you remember the first day you started the business, but do your customers?
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:29:55 +0000Over eight million patents are held worldwide by many thousands of businesses, but renewal fees can be extortionate.
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 21:39:28 +0000A few weeks have passed since the law surrounding flexible working changed, but has anything much changed for small businesses?
Tue, 06 May 2014 21:34:05 +0000It's important to do what you can to maintain staff morale in your workforce. Just follow our 5 easy steps towards a happier team and you'll reap the benefits sooner than you may think.
Sat, 11 Jan 2014 11:38:14 +0000If you’re considering making your home a base for your business or your primary place of work, don’t forget to factor in the possible pitfalls.
Tue, 07 Jan 2014 01:05:47 +0000When you are starting to think about growing your business and hiring staff to help you manage your daily tasks as you take on more clients, which department should you focus on growing first?
Sun, 01 Dec 2013 20:53:42 +0000As 2013 comes to an end, is there a spring in the step of small business owners, or are they struggling to find their feet in this cautious economic climate?
Wed, 06 Nov 2013 22:15:33 +0000Online retailer, Frillo, has fundamentally disrupted the retail sector with a brand new business model, by not charging a mark-up on products sold to the end user.
Sun, 27 Oct 2013 12:39:48 +0000Pricing strategies are one of the biggest issues facing businesses going into 2014. Now that the economy is showing signs of recovery, the need to get the most out of every pound has become acute.
Sun, 18 Aug 2013 21:36:19 +00004G is literally turbo charging UK mobile networks, transforming the mobile internet experience for millions of smartphone and tablet users. But how will it affect you?
Mon, 10 Jun 2013 19:13:36 +0000Looking for a meeting room or conference venue in London? For owners of small and medium-sized businesses, client meetings can sometimes represent something of a challenge, especially when looking for somewhere in London, according to Holiday Inn, a leading hotel group.
Thu, 23 May 2013 21:34:41 +0000For many small business owners, social media may seem like another world. In reality it is, but that shouldn’t stop you from using it to promote and push your business message.
Thu, 23 May 2013 21:25:51 +0000Over the last few years times have been tough for small businesses, with many going under during the recession and many more just managing to stay afloat by cutting excess everywhere they could.
Mon, 29 Apr 2013 07:00:41 +0000Having the right technology is one of the key things that small businesses need to get right in order to succeed and be the most streamlined and efficient that they can be.
Sun, 04 Nov 2012 22:56:45 +0000What can you do to protect your business from rising energy prices and cut your bills down to size?
Wed, 19 Sep 2012 22:06:54 +0000Expanding one's business overseas using export services from HSBC or other banks may be one of the smartest moves that a business can make.
Thu, 30 Aug 2012 20:30:58 +0000If you would prefer to have more freedom over what you invest in and would like to hold investments directly, then a self invested personal pension could be the better option for you.
Fri, 24 Aug 2012 06:27:02 +0000If you run a business in the Manchester area and are looking for somewhere to relocate to, it won’t be long before you can look at offices to rent at Manchester Airport.
Thu, 23 Aug 2012 21:08:05 +0000Airports will no longer be places you travel through but actual destinations in themselves. This creates some interesting business opportunities.
Wed, 22 Aug 2012 07:38:05 +0000Most employers take good care of the people who work for them and nobody wants to see anyone get hurt while on the job, however the reality is that accidents do happen, and if they do you may be entitled to compensation, depending on the circumstances.
Thu, 16 Aug 2012 07:57:25 +0000Borrowing money is essential for the growth of any business, and none more so than the small to medium sized enterprises. Find out how invoice factoring could be the best solution for your business.
Thu, 16 Aug 2012 07:48:08 +0000When it comes to choosing a printer for the home or office, there are more things to consider than just the purchase price of the printer. Here are some tips and advice.
Wed, 15 Aug 2012 11:15:46 +0000Four tips on how to protect your small business and secure its future success and growth.
Wed, 15 Aug 2012 10:36:27 +0000Understanding the best broadband options for your small business will help you boost productivity in a digital age.
Wed, 15 Aug 2012 10:27:37 +0000Entertaining clients with corporate hospitality can play an important part of your marketing strategy. Here are some tips on which events to choose.
Tue, 07 Aug 2012 09:34:37 +0000Professional indemnity insurance is vital, if your small business is offering services based on professional skills or knowledge.
Tue, 07 Aug 2012 09:23:19 +0000Far from being a threat to small businesses, new pensions legislation represents an opportunity.
Sun, 22 Jul 2012 19:59:12 +0000Keeping costs down is something which every business has to do at some point when things get tough, but it’s harder for some companies than others. If your company finds it ...
Thu, 26 Apr 2012 06:28:07 +0000Marketing is essential, if you want to get your business noticed by potential customers. These top tips will help give you some valuable ideas.
Wed, 21 Mar 2012 22:23:46 +0000Now, we all know that travelling and staying away from home can be a pain, particularly with the added stress of time-constraints and deadlines, but are there any other, more concrete ...
Sat, 03 Mar 2012 22:11:43 +0000Budding entrepreneurs could win £200,000 of business services in Orange competition.
Sat, 28 Jan 2012 10:27:34 +0000Going it alone and running your own business can be a daunting and risky prospect. Protecting yourself from potential liabilities is vital.
Fri, 19 Aug 2011 08:36:38 +0000How can promotional items help build a business's brand? This article gives you hints and tips on how to make the right impression.
Fri, 05 Aug 2011 07:01:00 +0000Management Consultancies Association highlights consultants failing to insure against risks.
Tue, 25 May 2010 08:30:40 +0000Simon Lawrence explores how to turn data into profit and avoid some of the common pitfalls he's seen businesses make with data-based marketing campaigns.
Mon, 10 May 2010 11:35:56 +0000As the horse trading between David Cameron and Nick Clegg appears to be entering its final phase, Alex Bellinger asks 'could a coalition deliver good news for Britain's small businesses?'
Mon, 08 Mar 2010 09:44:46 +0000Chris Lee continues his series on how small businesses might want to use social media by looking at the 300lb gorilla that is Facebook.
Wed, 24 Feb 2010 10:11:55 +0000As we count down to Thrive! London, we take a look at the story behind one of the entrepreneur panellists taking part - Charlie Mullins the man behind the multi-million pound turnover Pimlico Plumbers.
Fri, 22 Jan 2010 09:36:15 +0000Some say this will be the decade of data, but how do you get the most from your own customer data?