The question I get asked most, by business owners and entrepreneurs, is ‘When do I get help?’ How do I know when my business needs some kind of support?
Watch this live webTV show at 9pm on Wednesday 17th March for all you need to know about the benefits of good record keeping
Like most of us, I’ve had the culture of long term business planning drummed into me throughout my career. Plotting a three or five year plan for a new venture; hours pouring over spreadsheets, forecasting and re-forecasting. I have to confess it’s been the least useful tool in my entrepreneurial tool box.
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DX Group, the only UK-wide postal company to have its own end-to-end operation that is not reliant on Royal Mail, has today unveiled changes to its next day service, SecureDX. Important items can be sent to any UK postcode address for up to 30 per cent less than Royal Mail Special Delivery (RMSD).
Thousands of British motorists are putting themselves and other drivers in danger by constantly using the micro-blogging site, Twitter while driving, a survey has found.
Anyone with a good idea and adequate common sense can start a business, but establishing and growing it is another matter.
In the current climate, where money lending has all but dried up, orders are falling, and firms are trimming all the fat possible by cutting costs, the hard part is often working out how to grow your business.
Most people associate franchising with large brands, but it can also be an effective way for some smaller businesses, struggling to raise finance in order to expand in the present economic climate, to grow at minimal cost. The Forum of Private Business (FPB) is campaigning to raise awareness of franchising as a way forward for many viable businesses.
Thousands of businesses at threat from winter water damage – from inside the building as one in five business owners and managers do not know how to turn the water off!
Businesses are being urged to protect themselves from the effects of internal water damage this winter following new research released today. As many as 20-30 per cent of insurance property claims costs are for escape of water from inside the building1, with the most common being from the effects of a burst pipe.