The prevailing level of sentiment among SME’s in the UK remains extremely positive at present, having fully rebounded from the impact of long-term recession and sluggish recovery. With more than two-thirds of independent ventures anticipating that they will recruit additional members of staff in 2014, there is ample evidence to suggest that the economy will continue its growth for the foreseeable future. This level of expansion brings considerable responsibility, however, as entrepreneurs must Read more [...]
Although controversy may continue to rage about the origin of the politics behind last week’s budget, it cannot be denied that George Osborne’s statement was received positively by SME’s and large businesses throughout the UK. With Britain itself experiencing significant growth and experts predicting that it will supersede Germany as Europe’s largest economy by 2030, there is little doubt that contemporary business-owners are looking forward to a prosperous decade ahead. This is forcing many Read more [...]
All businesses are constantly looking for ways to improve customer retention, increase the spending their customers make and increase referrals for new customers. Knowing how to achieve this can be difficult. There are ways in which you could attempt to do this yourself such as promotions, loyalty rewards or high quality advertising campaigns to name a few methods. But you should know that there is now a much easier and more straightforward way to do this. Technology has aided businesses massively Read more [...]
You’ve dreamed of owning your own company for a few years now; if you have ample experience in the business perhaps it’s time you founded your own company and began your trek toward financial freedom. Let’s take a look at the guidelines you should use to determine if this is the right time for you to make your debut into the corporate world.
Get All the Experience That You Can
Knowing the ins and outs of your business can be an advantage when you are managing employees who work for you. Read more [...]
It’s not necessary to be an electrically competent person to work near electricity. Construction workers, plumbers, plasterers, mechanics and manufacturers are all exposed to electricity and electrical wiring as part of their daily routines. If you’re a business owner, you’ll be aware of the importance of carrying out a risk assessment before you allow your employees to carry out a new project or task. More details on conducting a thorough risk assessment are available from the Health and Safety Read more [...]
If you are shopping for office furniture in Melbourne, you may be feeling a bit overwhelmed. There are a lot of different pieces of furniture to consider, as well as a lot of choices. In addition to selecting the perfect pieces for your office space, budget is also usually at the forefront of your mind when shopping for office furniture in Melbourne. Getting the right look for your office can also be tricky. Depending on what type of office you have, you want your atmosphere to appear comfortable Read more [...]
When setting up your own company, probably the most important consideration (after deciding what your business will do!) is making sure you set it up using the most appropriate structure for you.
The three most common types are: Sole Trader, Partnership and Limited Company. Each has its own merits and benefits, so it is important you understand what these are.
You can carry out someonline business structure research to get a better understanding of how each structure works and its pros and Read more [...]
Technology surrounds us no matter where we go. In today's world we human beings, are totally dependent on technology for even the smallest tasks of our lives. Technology has brought a lot of comfort to our life and also made our lives much easier. Earlier people used to think a million times before they had to travel but now travelling is a no big deal. You can travel millions of miles in a few hours and meet your loved ones. Travelling is just a minor example of the endless benefits that technology Read more [...]
As experts and politicians throughout the UK consider the fall-out from the recent floods and the best possible away to prevent them in the future, businesses must also come to terms with the need for a sustainable strategy. As the damage being done to the climate becomes increasingly clear, commercial venture owners are under pressure to operate in an eco-friendly manner. Many businesses are responding to this by adapting their business fleet, and this process has been aided by the development Read more [...]
People are living longer than ever before, and a growing elderly population combined with their increased wealth means that there is the danger that vulnerable adults are being taken advantage of when it comes to the disposal of their assets. Suffering a bereavement is always difficult and it can be a particularly stressful time if you or another family member has been cut out of the will. There are many grounds on which you can challenge a will, and you should be aware of them all before you consider Read more [...]