Everything you see started with just an idea. Every business if you think about it was created twice! I knew I wanted to be my own boss but the question was how and what do I start a business doing?
100 days to achieve your business goals – why this is the ideal timescale and how to make the most of it.
Are you a young entrepreneur under 35? Do you need funding? Have you ever wondered how to get a mentor? If the answer to these questions is yes and you also want to meet other young people interested in going into business and also gain access to fantastic high calibre speakers then the Young Entrepreneur Society could be the answer to all your questions.
The recent changes proposed related to paternity proposals leave would mean that from 2015 mothers and fathers would share far more fully in parental leave we spoke to Wanda Goldwag, Non Executive Chair of True North Human Capital, a human capital management consultancy explains how that might affect your business.
A website needs to be seen to be effective and with 85 per cent of all searches starting from search engines it is essential that your site is ranked as high as possible to be seen. We spoke to Ross Hamill, from SEO specialists Spider Online to get practical tips on what to do to get seen by search engines.
In today’s working environment, it is increasingly important to provide an active dialogue between employees and management in both open and confidential environments. Simon Oldfield from QuestBack says, Providing a space for employee voices to be heard has been proven to create a much more cohesive and productive workplace.
‘Millions’ of Skype internet phone users cut off after technical glitch: Users of Skype have struggled to sign in to the system for the past two days The Daily Mail are reporting. The Internet phone service was today reported to be racing to fix a technical glitch that is thought to have left millions of […]
Since I started my company Actinic 15 years ago, I’ve sold almost exclusively to small businesses – it’s been a blessing and a curse. A blessing in the sense that no single customer is too critical. Against this is that none of these guys has much money, which means we have to be incredibly cost conscious. This experience has taught me a few tips about keeping costs down.
The use of social media in recruitment is on the rise with many success stories. However, according to a panel of recruitment specialists, small businesses will not be among those who directly profit from this emerging market due to its time intensive nature.
If you recognise that you tend to go from fire-fight to calm and back again then its important to importantly establish a 100 day plan to help focus your activities on moving towards calmness permanently. This article explains how.
The £1 shop lease. Entrepreneur Austen Pickles is taking advantage of rock bottom commercial property prices to expand his Bradford-based tailoring business by setting up ‘pop up’ shops in key town centres. The Telegraph & Argus are reporting that the boss of bespoke tailoring firm Norton & Townsend is pioneering the retail model after securing […]
UK SMEs could be facing a fresh wave of challenges as business failures are more prevalent when coming out of a recession when access to and the management of cash and working capital are key to both survival and financing growth.
The seventh series of The Apprentice (BBC One) began last night, and the main news to report is that the title is now completely meaningless. The winner of The Apprentice in 2011 will not be Lord Sugar’s apprentice at all. Instead, he or she will get £250,000 of his cash and start a business. Why […]