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 [...]
As a new landlord there are many things to think about including looking after your property portfolio, managing cashflow, collecting rent, upkeep and maintenance and promoting vacant properties. Of course one of the most important things that you need to consider is the safety of your tenants and the things that could potentially threaten that such as mould, loose masonry, gas leaks or malfunctioning electrical equipment.
To lower the risk of these threats it is essential that you keep on top Read more [...]
No one likes to think about a time when they won't be around anymore, however, it is a sad fact of life that only death is certain. It is important therefore to be prepared for yourself and for those that you leave behind to make the painful process as easy as possible from a practical point of view. After all it is bound to be easier to talk about and plan these things now when you are fit and well, rather than when you are old, frail or ill and could be swayed by your own emotions or external pressures.
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There are many situations that occur that mean you have to move properties quickly. Perhaps you are in a chain and you need to sell to get your next mortgage? Maybe you are looking at freeing up cash in a property to use for a business opportunity? Whatever the need for speed, it can often seem like an insurmountable mountain to get things moving at the pace you want.
If you are in the position where you are desperate for a quick move, read on to hear some top tips for getting it done fast!
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Safety knives are incredibly useful within a wide variety of industries. The need for a portable cutting implement which poses very little threat to the safety of employees has obvious advantages and a huge number of applications.
Just as with any piece of equipment to be used within the workplace, there are a thousand things to consider when looking at buying disposable safety knives. From the safety of your employees to the cost of buying in bulk, this is one transaction which needs plenty Read more [...]
Cloud computing has become something of a phenomenon amongst small to medium businesses looking for easy access on the go and unlimited storage – but could cloud computing leave your company’s sensitive data at risk? Business security blogger Brittany Thorley explores whether the cloud can be secure and how businesses of all sizes can protect their assets and ensure their data and devices are fully protected whilst using cloud computing.
Unfortunately hacker attack is no longer reserved for Read more [...]
You’re probably tired of hearing people say that it’s tough out there at the moment – but it’s true. Our beleaguered economic times are very tricky for great swathes of the population; from first time house buyers to those hoping to retire in the next 300 years, everyone’s feeling the pinch of a post-boom bust. For aspiring entrepreneurs dreaming of starting their own business, this is not the ideal economy to launch into.
A recent poll by freelance marketplace People Per Hour Read more [...]