3rd July 2018
Business success is all about constantly moving forwards. Take the time, however, to ask these four powerful questions focus on growth.
19th June 2018
It is a constant juggling act to manage your own business so stepping away and looking at the bigger picture seldom happens. Taking the time out and getting a second opinion, however, are going to pay off - big time
7th June 2018
As a small business, cashflow is king. As you grow, getting enough income to cover the costs of expansion is vital, and that means more sales. So what can you do to increase sales without having to cut your prices (and therefore your income) to beat the competition?
22nd May 2018
There is a 'murky grey area' in the world of business, when you sub-contract a part of your business to someone who is self-employed. Depending on how much they behave like an employee may determine whether you need to run payroll for them.
8th May 2018
Any small business owner will tell you that getting to a sale is tough. Interest is relatively easy to generate but actually getting someone to say "Yes" is the tricky part. Recent research has suggested that 73% of customers say “No” at least five times before they will actually buy from you. Make sure you don't give up too soon!
24th April 2018
How a few carefully chosen words can grow your business and earn you loyal spending customers.
10th April 2018
We all love to give gifts! Especially to help out the younger generations at those pivotal times in their life – starting college, buying a first house, getting married or a new arrival. But beware – your generosity may come with strings attached in the shape of a demand from HMRC. Do you know the rules around giving?
27th March 2018
To get more business, it is tempting to try and undercut your competition but this may not be the best strategy and could lead to less profits, not more.
12th March 2018
Surely, if you are making a profit, there will be plenty of cash floating about? Not quite – and understanding the difference is critical, especially when it comes to paying your suppliers and staff. Avoid a cash flow crisis by understanding the numbers.