International Women’s Day is right around the corner. Girls, boys, women and men are all gearing up to celebrate the advances in gender equality and focusing on the issues still at hand. We reckon that this is the time...
For any modern business the need to be found is paramount and today, with more online directories than ever before, the potential audience reach and demographic drill down is completely staggering. Yet with so much choice comes the possibility that...
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...
Newcastle is the powerhouse for innovation in the North East of England. Although many people associate Newcastle with football and friendly Geordies, it is one of the fastest growing tech scenes outside of London. Newcastle has been a center...
The traditional workplace is on its last legs with research from Virgin Business even suggesting that the office will be practically dead and buried by 2022, when it is estimated that 60% of employees will then regularly working from...
As a Startup business owner, your budget is tight and every penny and pound you make defines the difference between growth and becoming one of the notorious 50% of start-ups that fail in their first year. During the first...
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...
A recent report has suggested that the UK is one of the worst countries for encouraging female entrepreneurs. The report stated that when it comes to successful businesswomen, the UK had one of the lowest figures, highlighting the UK’s...
Many businesses, especially those using online marketplaces, may want to export their products to other countries. Exporting can introduce a wealth of new opportunities for businesses and help them grow successfully. Understandably, this comes with challenges that don’t arise...
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...