Content written by Cindy Yip

Look after your staff and they’ll look after your customers

You’ve all most likely heard of the Virgin Group and if you have, then you must know about their founder, Sir Richard Branson. Innovative entrepreneur is just one of his many titles along with...

Blog - Aug 2016
5 steps to a good customer marketing database

As a small or medium business, you may not have the impressive budgets that larger companies have to spend on their sales and marketing campaigns which means all campaigns you create need to be as...

Blog - Aug 2016
5 money saving tips for SMEs

All businesses have the aim of reducing costs and chasing growth; whether your goal is to boost profits, survive in a competitive market place or become more efficient in increasing revenue. By...

Blog - Aug 2016
Why is a director search so important?

A director search is simple to do and can be valuable and useful towards helping you make informed business decisions. Director information can give you an insight into the management and ownership...

Blog - Jul 2016
What is credit management and how can your business handle…

Credit management is often a juggling game. You want to be able to make sure that your debtors pay you on time but on the other hand, you don’t want to ruin relationships by continuously chasing...

Blog - Jul 2016
What does it take to be a good business leader?

Whether you’re an SME that employs one person, ten people or one hundred people, you not only need to manage your business well but you need to set the precedence of being a good leader. Managing...

Blog - Jul 2016
Challenges you could face when looking to expand your business…

All across Britain, small businesses are constantly being encouraged to think big and expand their horizons by exploring overseas markets. This includes government initiatives such as Exporting is...

Blog - Jul 2016
Don’t underestimate the start up costs you may face

The number of businesses starting up in the UK is increasing year on year, with over 350,000 start-ups already launched this year (1), it is expected to surpass 2015’s figure of 608,110...

Blog - Jul 2016
What is a micro business and is your business one…

Small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) account for 99 per cent of all enterprises in the UK, approximately 48 per cent of employment and 41 per cent of business turnover. These businesses are the...

Blog - Jul 2016
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What are the challenges currently facing SMEs?

In a rapidly changing world and volatile economy, businesses need to be aware of the challenges they are current faced with. They may not have an entourage of consultants to advise them on how to...

Blog - Jul 2016
SMEs feel strain on working capital during summer months

Many businesses thrive on the peak of Summer sales, for others these are the months when business dips due to school holidays and families jetting off to make the most of the sun. The challenge with...

Blog - Jul 2016
UK freelancers are increasingly struggling with late invoice payments

UK freelancers are increasingly struggling with late invoice payments, with around half admitting they considered quitting freelance life because of the continued struggles and worries over continued...

Blog - Jun 2016