The Latest Increase of the National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage

Last month saw the jump of over 2 million people receiving a pay rise after the national minimum wage increased once again. The minimum wage has increased for all hourly rates. This includes apprenticeships, which have gone up by an extra 20p per hour. These new rates have come into place following a pledge by chancellor Phillip Hammond to increase wages in November.…


Starting up a Small Family Business

Choosing to start a Small Family Business is feasible alternative to starting a small business on your own, and it is easy to understand why many people choose to do it. For one, you will already know your business partners, which means, trust is a given. This will provide your small family business with more stability than a non-family business, and there is usually more flexibility with job roles. This makes the idea of running a small family business an attractive option for many.…


12 Financial Mistakes Made by Most Entrepreneurs

Believe it or not, even the most successful entrepreneurs often make mistakes with their accounting that could potentially leave them out of pocket or damage their company. This week we shall be discussing these mistakes made by entrepreneurs to ensure you know what to avoid with your small business.…


Writing a Successful Business Plan

Business plans are not just useful for finding funding for finance for a start-up business. A business plan can help monitor performance, prevent poor decisions and mistakes, and keep the start-up business on track for achieving long-term goals.…


Starting a Business at the Right Price

When it comes to starting your own business, setting prices is one of the most important challenges you may face. Your prices have a lot to save about the value of your product or service, so you need to make sure that what you are charging is fair. The right price gives you the opportunity to create a platform for success. Get it wrong, however, the implications for your sales, cash flow and profitability can be quite rough.


Keeping a Healthy Cash flow in 2018

Money is the necessity of your business, meaning all financial obligations is forever ongoing and your constant attention is needed. It’s important to keep yourself reminded of what you can do in order to keep a healthy cash flow throughout the year, and if you’re in the middle of a start up, it’s important to make note of these things to keep an eye on for the future.…


What to Consider before you Start a Business

Each year sees the rise of new companies, and though many tend to begin in January, there
is no such thing as “the right time” to start a business. If you have recently decided it’s time to get
the ball rolling with your business, take a look at these handy tips to get yourself started.…


Do I need a Business Qualification for a Successful Startup?

If you are considering starting your own business one day, you may be asking yourself if it’s something you are truly capable of doing. It’s quite common to ask yourself is whether you will need a formal education in order for your business startup to succeed?…


Start-Up’s: Keep the Costs Down

Forming your own business can often be a costly process. Some businesses are able to start with minimal investments such as building a basic website, but for others there are many aspects to pay towards. An environment to work in, furniture, licences and staff are all financial implements that need to be considered before the business can lift off the ground.…


Should your Business have a Reward Scheme?

For small or medium businesses, competing against the big guys can be difficult. In order to stay on top of the game, you need to find a way to bring in a flow of returning customers who are loyal to your brand. …


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17th
May

The Latest Increase of the National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage

Last month saw the jump of over 2 million people receiving a pay rise after the national minimum wage increased…

11th
May

Starting up a Small Family Business

Choosing to start a Small Family Business is feasible alternative to starting a small business on your own, and it…

10th
May

12 Financial Mistakes Made by Most Entrepreneurs

Believe it or not, even the most successful entrepreneurs often make mistakes with their accounting that could potentially leave them…

26th
April

Writing a Successful Business Plan

Business plans are not just useful for finding funding for finance for a start-up business. A business plan can help…