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Self-employed? How to make the most of the quiet months

Date: 13 August 2019

By: Mike Parkes

It's getting hot in here

Date: 25 July 2019

By: Fiona Prior

Reach a wider audience with your online store

Date: 25 July 2019

By: Alexa Coleman

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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: Sonya Dolan

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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: Jo Meunier

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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: iConquer

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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: Pickering & Pickering Solicitors

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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: Victoria Harrison

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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: Victoria Harrison

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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: Countingup

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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: Paul Gordon

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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: Avner Greenwald

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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: Rachael Matthews

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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: Danielle Hardy

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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: Kirsten Cluer

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Tips and tricks for cutting your business outgoings

Throwing money down the drain? Make 2019 your year to finally get a handle on those business outgoings you never get around to thinking about.

Date: 21 February 2019 By: Akash Makwana

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What the UK could learn from the Seattle start-up scene

When it comes to start-up trends, the US regularly leads the way. Two big lessons that UK start-ups could learn from their Seattle counterparts.

Date: 10 January 2019 By: Ben Harries

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Is it possible to plan for post-Brexit?

2019 will no doubt bring challenges for UK businesses - but without a clear idea of what will happen after 29 March, how can you prepare? Start here.

Date: 9 January 2019 By: David Selves

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Is your definition of success holding you back?

What does success really mean to you? Miranda Christopher explains why you shouldn't let your conditioning stop you achieving your business goals.

Date: 18 December 2018 By: Miranda Christopher

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How to punch above your weight as a small business

We're a risk-averse bunch - and buying from big, established businesses seems like the safest choice. How to persuade prospects to switch to you.

Date: 26 November 2018 By: Clare Runham