Starting and running a business is no longer as difficult as it used to be. Access to online resources and technology now mean that entrepreneurs can start up their dream businesses on a budget and watch it grow. Additionally, the availability of affordable marketing options via social media means that businesses now have the opportunity to reach the people that matter to their business. Continue reading
The quality of your life and the level of success you achieve as a business manager is determined by what you repeatedly do. Habits are so powerful that once they set in, they are difficult to break. Below are four key habits successful business managers say are responsible for their success and effectiveness. Continue reading
If you’ve been keeping your ear to the ground when it comes to eco-friendly business practices, you’ll already know that Morrisons recently trialled a doubling of their reusable plastic bag fee from 10p to 20p. They also launched a reusable paper bag available for 20p. It was all done in an effort to find more ways to cut down on the use of plastics, and it seems to have been a success since Morrisons will now be rolling out the new 20p paper bag in stores across the country. Continue reading
Running a business shouldn’t mean running yourself into the ground, but for many entrepreneurs, this is sadly the case. There’s too much to do, not enough people — or time — to do it, and almost always, it’s left to the owner of a small business to keep the show on the road and pick up any pieces that inevitably fall in the course of frantic trading.
Within the world of business, legal matters and associated complications can arise at any point. It is important that you are prepared for when this happens, to ensure your company is protected.
Having a business lawyer and forming a relationship with them will help you keep on track of any legal issues that you may be up against. Here are the top reasons you should consider hiring a commercial lawyer: Continue reading
Uncertainty hangs like a dark cloud over the UK as the decision about Brexit looms. The issues are obvious but a solution to the problem is not clear. There is a small majority that still favor the UK leaving the EU driven by a referendum that was voted on in mid-2016. In parliament, there does not seem to be a majority for any specific relationship with the European Union. Continue reading