Running Your Business

Running Your Business

Being an Entrepreneur may sound exciting but the reality of the matter is far from glamorous. It’s hard work that involves many hours of dedication and often there is very little sign of a reward for long periods of...
As a business owner, you’re time is short. Between running the day-to-day operations of your business, whilst also scheduling in time for planning ahead for growth, there can be few, if any hours, left in the day. When leading...
A business cannot grow without good people. Hiring the best employees is therefore a fundamental task that underpins the future success of any company. This article provides an overview of some of the key points to consider in attracting,...
Navigating digital ethics can be a minefield. However, below I have provided a few areas to keep in mind when looking at gathering, handling and using personal data as well as when communicating to consumers online. The basic premise is...
According to a new survey released by business advisers BDO, concerns about global economic growth has dramatically affected UK business confidence. This report suggests that many businesses may be unlikely to invest in the next few months, which could...
Working capital is a measure of both a company's efficiency and short term health. It is the difference between current assets and current liabilities and it highlights whether a company has sufficient assets (cash flow) to cover its short...
There are many financial obligations which a business is responsible for. If a business has many employees, knowing about the PAYE system is vital and so too is being aware of the type of National Insurance contributions (NIC’s) which...
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...
There are many different types of home businesses that you can start from selling crafts, to graphic design, to hanging your own shingle as an attorney. With the technology available today there are no limits to what you can...
When setting up a business or seeking to expand into further markets and areas, the main thing you need to consider is where you are going to locate and what offices you are going to rent. After all, the...