Running a business

Project Management Basics: What You Need to Know About Kicking Off Your First Project

Kicking off your company’s first real project? There's no better start than being prepared, so get to grips with the project management basics first.

What are investors looking for? How to make your business stand out from the crowd

Businesses seeking financial investment often have a number of options to explore. Backing from friends and family, community-based funding, business...

How Much Does Hiring Someone Cost? Managing Work Flow When Building Out Your Team

As your business grows you will need to hire staff - but how much does it actually cost to have someone employed?

Dissolved Or Dormant: Which Is Right For You?

Not sure whether to dissolve your company or simply make it dormant? In this article we'll explain how to know which is right for your circumstances.

Worried About Cybercrime? How Technology Can Help Keep Your Business Safe

According to the government’s latest Information Security Breaches Survey, when a small to medium-sized (SME) UK company is hit by...

Niche Firms: What Are the Risks and Rewards?

Most of the time, it is in niche markets where opportunity can be found. Let's review what niches are and how you can find yours.

Insurance for Tradesmen

Insurance for Tradesmen As a tradesman or building professional, you open yourself up to a lot of risk. Whether that’s...

Why You Should Implement a Management Team, and What It Could Do For Your Business

The need for a bigger workforce is one of the signs that your business is heading in the right direction....

What is a blended workforce – and could it benefit your company?

It takes a lot of work to run a business and manage staff. A blended workforce is one option to consider. What is a blended workforce? Read on to find out.

Where has your Business’s Money Gone? How to Analyse your Budgets

Businesses create budgets for a very good reason: to avoid situations where the amount of cash they require for expenses...