SMEs are the lifeblood of the UK economy by producing 60% of the UK’s workforce and providing half of all private sector turnovers so it is important to know what is happening around them and whether the changes occurring are going to benefit or destroy them. The Apprenticeship Levy The
As the Queen celebrates her milestone 90th birthday we look at how businesses can benefit from reaching the elite group of over 800 British companies in possession of a Royal Warrant. The Royal stamp of approval can boost a small business’ sales by up to 5 per cent according to
During the last month of the year, it is common for festivities, holidays and a lack of business routine to get in the way of clients settling their invoices. Did you know that 6 in 10 invoices are paid late during the festive season? If this is causes your business problems,
It can be common for business owners to be turned away when going to the bank requesting a commercial mortgage loan, but many have no idea why they have been turned away. They are often left feeling puzzled because the bank will not always explain why their application has been
The desire to take your business forward with an innovative new product without the funding to make it a reality can prove frustrating. It’s not just the entrepreneurs who fail to impress in the Dragon’s Den that can be left with their dreams in tatters – plenty of UK business
What is a sole trader? A sole trader is an independent owner of a business. She/he has all the rights and responsibilities of the business and any profit or loss made (after all tax has been paid).
From breadcrumbs and coffee spills to a serious lack of security – a poll of SME employee’s worst IT habits has revealed some interesting results!
Last time I wrote about Google Analytics on this blog I covered ways to improve the quality of your data. Today I’m looking at the Benchmarking.
This post was provided by Crunch, the online accounting solution for freelancers, contractors and small businesses. “The laundry just needs doing… that cobweb in the shed just needs removing… I just need to finish watching Kerry Katona’s Celebrity Wedding Planner” It’s true, people will do any old rubbish to get out