Cambridge, home to one the most internationally recognised educational facilities, was nicknamed ‘The Silicon Fen’ over a decade ago. Also known as the Cambridge Cluster, this city inspires high-tech start ups, particularly in the software and biotech sector. Cambridge boasts being in the...
The way in which a business negotiates deals with their suppliers can make a huge difference about how considerable their profits will be. It is imperative that when a supplier is sourced, a value for money deal is acquired....
There are numerous reasons to why your business start up may or may not succeed. It is true that around 80% of start up businesses fail within their first year of operating. Listed are five reasons to why a...
Workplace pensions

We’ve recently seen on our small screens the rather friendly looking blue and purple Workplace Pension monster character (which cost £8.5m of public money to create, no less ). However, with pensions being such a notoriously baffling topic, with...
Many entrepreneurs feel discouraged because they don’t have the funds to spend on huge marketing budgets and they, wrongfully, assume that it isn’t possible to find effective ways to market their business without having stacks of cash in their...
So the United Kingdom has decided, for better or for worse, to leave the European Union. For that reason and the fact that over one million small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are involved in exporting to countries within the...
Your business: you’ve given it blood, sweat and tears, and now you’re considering passing your once fledgling business on to someone else. This process can feel like a surprisingly emotional one and, as you’ve personally put so much into...
In a competitive business climate, it can be tempting to use every available sales channel in order to grow sales, especially in the case of start-ups looking to pay back start-up borrowings. However, since most online marketplaces require some investment...
The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act received Royal Assent in March 2015 and proposed some significant changes to the data that needs to be provided to Companies House on an annual basis. This includes the new concept of...
When starting a new company, there are many factors which directors and shareholders need to take into consideration. Formulating a business plan is very important as is getting a website designed which will promote services to potential customers. A...