PR or public relations is all about enhancing your reputation. PR aims to earn understanding and support, and influence opinion and behaviour. It can be particularly effective at local and regional levels and therefore, especially useful to people in small business.
Getting paid by your customers is one of the most important things that a business needs in order to flourish. But simply sending out your invoices isn’t enough – you need to remember that a sale isn’t a sale until the money’s in your bank account!
In this article, Jamie Thorpe of Grass Roots, reflects on the impact that social media and mobile technologies are having on the popularity of online surveys.
Accessing an appropriate amount of finance is a key requirement for UK businesses as the economic recovery becomes more firmly established and businesses seek to resume their growth trajectory. But the environment for debt finance has changed. Here, Clive Lewis, head of enterprise at the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, advises on how to manage your debt finance facilities.
The PR and marketing budget can be the first to go in the credit crunch. However, with your competitors doing the same thing, it provides a perfect opportunity for getting ahead and getting good press coverage whilst they are holding back.
All Companies that are developing new or improved products or processes must consider the R&D tax relief programme. Many companies who are unaware of the programme or do not know how to identify eligible R&D activities are missing out on substantial tax savings or refunds each year.
Notice anything different on your LinkedIn profile page? It’s not your imagination–and it needs your attention. Here’s what you need to know.