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How to stay productive when working from home

How to stay productive when working from home

8 tips for staying sane when working from home during coronavirus Working from home was the dream of many employees, long before the coronavirus hit. If you were lucky enough to be in a job which could be done from the comfort of your own home, then it was up to you to prove to […]
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 […]
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 […]
Top 7 coworking spaces in London

Top 7 coworking spaces in London

Gone are the days of Dolly Parton’s working 9-5; more and more people are self-employed and gearing towards the startup culture. But even those who are in regular employment are working flexibly and remotely. So, traditional office space is slowly being taken over by a new breed of workspaces. Coffee shops are getting less popular […]
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 […]
22 Resources Every Entrepreneur Should Know About

22 Resources Every Entrepreneur Should Know About

So, apparently, 90% of all startups fail! That’s quite a disgusting number when you think of it. Why they fail could be for a number of reasons, but one thing for sure is that so many are doing the same things wrong and the odds are, you will fall into the same trap. Seeing these […]
Limited Company or Sole Trader?

Limited Company or Sole Trader?

Before you even start to think about running a business, you have this major question over your head. If you choose the wrong path, it could cause you a bit of a headache at a later date. There are definitely pros and cons for both options, but here are some things to consider when choosing […]

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