Business Development

How To Deal With Parking Charge Notices

Here are two proven strategies that may be used to set aside all traffic Penalty Charge Notices (PCN). Every PCN is an offer to do business and as such is […]

A Letter To Someone We Love – A Metaphor for life and business

Online Mental Health First Aid Training

Sponsor licence – Apply now!

The new points-based system (PBS) is on the horizon and businesses should look to apply for the sponsor licence right away.   Many businesses allowed their sponsor licence to expire […]

Letter To The Shadow Chancellor Of The Exchequer

Dear Anneliese (Dodds), Thank you for your email and we are delighted to be able to provide input regarding the current plight of the self employed and small business community. […]


When Your Business Community (YBC) came into being in 2014 we had several ambitions. To become a real voice for the real SME sector was one of them. In many […]

Women In Business Expo – City

In recognition of International Women’s Day YBC are proud to invite you to a full day expo at NatWest 250 Bishopsgate which will be taking place on March 25th. Women […]

Women In Business Expo – Harrow

In recognition of International Women’s Day YBC are proud to invite you to a full day expo at Harrow Civic Centre which will be taking place on March 10th. Women […]

The Value of Community

Being part of a community, virtual or real-life, changes everything. You get the opportunity to hear other opinions and realise that you aren’t the only one facing problems and, given […]

Does Networking Work?

Logically though, if everyone attended networking events just to sell nobody would be there to buy and networking wouldn’t work. Successful networkers attend events to catch up with existing acquaintances […]

I’m Not Donald Trump But…

Unlike others, I’m prepared to back up my claim. There are over 5 million people running their own businesses with around half of them not paying themselves the living wage. […]

Improve Your Sales Figures

Sales experts will tell you to lower your costs to increase your profit, that it is easier to sell to an existing client than to find a new one and […]