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Should your ecommerce business use a fulfilment centre?

Date: 20 February 2020

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A guide to self assessment for taxi drivers

Date: 20 February 2020

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Eight ways to ensure your employees are happy and motivated

Date: 18 February 2020

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A self-employed taxi driver stands by his car at a taxi rank, waiting for a passenger.
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A guide to self assessment for taxi drivers

Mike Parkes of GoSimpleTax provides a step-by-step guide to filing the self assessment tax return for self-employed taxi and Uber drivers.

Date: 20 February 2020 By:

A professional DJ uses a high-end set of turntables equipment in a nightclub.
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Six steps to pursuing a career as a DJ

The road to becoming a professional DJ can be a long and challenging one - but the rewards are worth the work. How to set off in the right direction.

Date: 6 February 2020 By:

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Three golden rules to help you convert 90% of your leads

Three golden rules to help tradespeople convert more leads and win more business

Date: 23 January 2020 By:

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How to start up your own SEO agency

Despite SEO services being hotly in demand, many agencies start up only to fail. How to make a successful go of things - the steps to follow.

Date: 4 November 2019 By:

An entrepreneur delivers parcels from his van, running a thriving courier business.
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How to start up and grow your own courier firm

With the rise in online shopping, logistics is a growth industry - and you could have a piece of the action. Building a successful delivery business.

Date: 2 October 2019 By:

Two UK business colleagues discuss their start-up venture and make calculations.
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What effect will Brexit have on start-ups?

While some British businesses may feel their potential is being inhibited by Brexit, others may end up benefiting. Is now the right time to start up?

Date: 7 May 2019 By:

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How to make your work-from-home business look professional

There are millions of home-based businesses in the UK. Here are some tips for those businesses on appearing more professional and established.

Date: 25 April 2019 By:

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Seven steps to starting a recruitment company

Seven steps to successfully starting and growing a recruitment company in the UK

Date: 9 April 2019 By:

A smiling farm owner takes care of his cows on the farm with a fellow worker.A smiling farm owner takes care of his cows on the farm with a fellow worker.
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What to consider when buying a farm business

Are you thinking of starting a brand new life as a farm owner? How to ensure you make the right investment, and go in with realistic expectations.

Date: 4 April 2019 By:

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Six habits of successful retailers

Six tips successful retailers employ to start, run and grow their retail business, attract new customers and beat online and high street competitors.

Date: 28 March 2019 By:

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Three things to consider when setting up a catering business

Starting a business can be a challenge. These three tips can help you start your catering business and the food cooking in your professional kitchen.

Date: 28 March 2019 By:

A small business owner relaxes at his laptop after sorting out his finances and hiring professional help
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The three biggest mindset mistakes small business owners make

When running a business, there could be many reasons for not hitting your goals - but they all come down to the wrong mindset. How to take control.

Date: 25 March 2019 By:

A start-up team plan an upcoming project using Post-it notes on the wall.
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Five tips for successful start-up project management

Without project management expertise in your start-up, it can be easy to lose sight of your goals. Find out how to keep your projects on track.

Date: 21 March 2019 By:

A businessman works on business process automation, using a flowchart on his computer screen.
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Transform your business with workflow automation

Streamlining and automating some of your business processes can significantly boost your bottom line. Follow these four steps to success.

Date: 13 March 2019 By:

A cluttered office space full of paperwork that hasn't been properly filed.
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Save time and money with effective storage

A disorganised office could cost you dearly in lost productivity. Follow these easy steps to clear the clutter and reclaim your workspace.

Date: 11 March 2019 By:

A start-up team discuss sustainability and how to reduce their business environmental impact.
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Why going green is a smart move for start-ups

With so much to think about when you're getting a new business off the ground, sustainability can sometimes be overlooked. But is that a mistake?

Date: 11 March 2019 By:

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Fostering gender equality in the workplace

Equal treatment for women is a hot topic for UK businesses - so what can your firm do to create a level playing field for your female staff?

Date: 8 March 2019 By: