Research into retirement planning advice and salary changes affected by changes to UK Legislation. James Barnett explains salary sacrifice.
Growing a successful small business requires a range of skills that very few people have in their entirety. Bringing specialist people into a company is vitally important to its success, but hiring full time staff to your business can be both expensive and can potentially drain businesses’ resources.
Vince Cable is announcing consultation on employment law reforms which involve reducing unfair dismissal compensation limits and looking at ways to simplify settlement agreements. These reforms do not appear to address the basic problems businesses are still facing in the workplace.
Every start-up entrepreneur sets out, armed with flip chart and pens, on a mission to draw up the perfect business plan. This often starts with a grand vision, and is accompanied by the financials to get there. But what continually surprises me, is just how few businesses, big or small, consider the customer drivers that will achieve those numbers.
Star, a medium sized managed technology services company, provides the top 5 ways cloud computing can help businesses unlock growth and realise their full potential.
When faced with exciting marketing ideas, new technologies, and a limited budget, it is easy to become distracted to try everything, but this usually leads to stretched resource, wasted money and often disappointing results. So how do you know which ones to take and which to pass on?
It is crucial to the success of your business that you understand as much about your competitors as possible. Knowing who they are, what they do and what people like or dislike about them will help you to understand your own strengths. It will also help you to know how to position yourself so that you stand out or are more attractive to your target market.