Friday, 24 August 2018 13:22
Despite widespread media coverage of large companies blatant avoidance of paying tax, it is still the smallest of businesses coming under the microscope of HMRC.
Friday, 30 December 2016 23:00
The period between Christmas and New Year gives everyone lots of time to consider what they should be doing differently with their business in the year ahead. However, this often gives rise to unrealistic resolutions being made and then promptly discarded.
Published in Blog
Monday, 08 August 2016 13:17
There has been lots of publicity recently that there are more people in employment than ever before. However, the fact that the population of the UK is at its highest ever seems to be overlooked. More significantly, there seems to be no tangible acknowledgement that the self employed and SME sector is leading the way in terms of growth.
Published in General
Wednesday, 30 March 2016 09:54
The history of today's old age pension can be traced to the Pensions Act of 1908. Laudably this act made allowance for payments of 5 shillings per week to be made to people on reaching the age of 70.
Wednesday, 27 January 2016 08:39
There are lots of strategies to consider implementing when you are attempting to improve your sales figures. Possibilities include email marketing, affiliate marketing and social media as well as more traditional channels such as direct sales, telesales and leaflet distribution.
Wednesday, 06 January 2016 06:49
As the excitement of Christmas fades into the past most business owners' thoughts turn to what they can do to improve things going forwards. After all, the end of the year is an ideal time to reflect on the how your business has been performing and adjust things accordingly, so that you remain on the path to success
Published in Business Development
Tuesday, 22 December 2015 15:28
A job for life is very much a thing of the past and, with there being an ever increasing amount of new start-ups, politicians have been quick to praise SMEs and label them the backbone of the economy.
Published in Blog
Tuesday, 22 December 2015 14:26
Your company website is your online brochure and, to get the most from it, you need people to know that it's there.
Wednesday, 07 October 2015 06:39
SMEs are typically good at what they do but struggle with everything else that is demanded of them.
Wednesday, 30 September 2015 08:17
Whenever I'm walking around London it always makes me laugh to see so many people staring at their phones, not looking where they are going at all and I must say I'm guilty of this myself sometimes.