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How to take on an apprentice

How to take on an apprentice

Apprenticeships allow people to combine work with study and gain a specific qualification. With the UK suffering a skills shortage across many sectors in recent years, these types of scheme are increasingly important in providing the trained workforce that modern businesses really need. The Benefits of Taking on an Apprentice Providing an apprenticeship can help […]
How will Brexit affect businesses?

How will Brexit affect businesses?

A Brexit Survival Guide for Startups Depending on who you listen to, we’re either close to a Brexit deal or a million miles away. Whatever your views are, making the right business decisions during this tumultuous time is likely to be challenging, especially if you are a small business owner or thinking of running a […]
How stress can affect your business

How stress can affect your business

The regular 9-to-5 is becoming a thing of the past and flexible working hours are on the rise. But with this newfound flexibility comes a constant need to be switched on. We’re replying to emails before having our morning coffee, answering calls on our “relaxing” weekend getaways and feeling stress-induced panic if we’re not contactable […]
Red Letter Days Competition – No More Slippers

Red Letter Days Competition – No More Slippers

Give your older loved ones what they want this Christmas! What do you buy for your loved ones at Christmas? Do you take the time to really think about what they would appreciate? Or do you buy something generic… or worse still… do you buy whatever is in the sale?! A good gift doesn’t necessarily […]
Revolut and Quickbooks Integration

Revolut and Quickbooks Integration

Revolut announced on Wednesday that Revolut for Business customers with businesses registered in the UK can now make direct and secure connections into the Intuit QuickBooks Online accounting platform via Open Banking APIs. By connecting accounts with QuickBooks financial management software through Open Banking, business owners are able to get close to real-time updates on […]
Is it now harder to run a food and drink startup?

Is it now harder to run a food and drink startup?

Pop into your local supermarket and you’ll see a whole host of different food and drinks products on the shelves. They’re all vying for your attention. Gaining brand recognition in this market, however, is a lot more challenging than it used to be. Build a relationship with one of the major supermarkets, however, and you […]
Is Crowdfunding Right For Your Business?

Is Crowdfunding Right For Your Business?

Over the last decade or so, crowdfunding has become a quick way to raise money for existing businesses and start-ups and is often seen as a smart alternative to the traditional bank loan. The idea behind crowdfunding is to attract numerous small investors to reach a specified target, offering them something in return for their […]
9 quick tips to succeed on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

9 quick tips to succeed on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

3 Killer Facebook Tips Know Your Audience It’s always being said, but that’s because it’s so important. Your customers are the most important people and you need to understand who they are and what they like. Get involved with the conversation, answer questions, be the go-to person whenever they need help/advice. Get active locally This […]
Your Logo is Not Your Brand

Your Logo is Not Your Brand

What is a brand identity/brand strategy?  When many start-ups hear the word “branding”, they immediately think of a logo. In fact, we’re not going to put the blame on just start-ups; various marketers, and even larger brands believe that branding = logo. Well, of course, this is not true. A logo is simply a small […]
How To Create A Successful Business Page on LinkedIn

How To Create A Successful Business Page on LinkedIn

Every business knows that they need a Facebook page, Instagram account, and to some extent, a Twitter account – but many companies overlook LinkedIn as a viable way to promote their services and engage new clients. Sure, for many businesses, LinkedIn is an excellent way to recruit, and many individuals use the network to maintain […]

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