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Will working from home damage your business?
Many UK businesses were allowed to re-open in the last couple of weeks, including unessential stores, pubs and nail bars. The offices, however, remain shut at least until August. This is mostly due to the fact that social distancing......
Choosing the Right Pricing Strategy for Freelance Projects
Deciding on how much you will charge for your work when starting as a freelancer is no easy choice. There are many different pricing strategies, each with their own pros and cons. It is important to not just pick one strategy based on......
Seven Sins to Avoid if You Want Business Success
You've had a great business idea and you think it's going to be a success.... or will it? You might think you're onto a winner, but make sure you avoid these Seven Sins or you could be on the road to disaster..
How to recognise mental health issues amongst your staff (10 warning signs)
Here at ASfB, we truly value the well-being and mental fitness of our employees and so we would like to also spread awareness to our clients. This article includes some information on how to recognise and help someone with mental health......
Becoming a freelancer: Is it right for me and how do I get started?
The Gig Economy is rapidly growing and the number of self-employed people in the UK has doubled in size in the last couple of years. There are a number of reasons why becoming your own boss is attractive to so many people, with lots of......
Employee Engagement - The Ultimate Guide for a Good Leader
Your employees are the foundation of your business and keeping them engaged is one of the most important factors for success. You want your workers to be truly interested in the business and have pride in what they do. Likewise, you......
How outsourcing can create a smarter business
Every business owner should ask themselves these two important questions: 
How to prepare for returning back to business?
The Coronavirus pandemic has kept thousands of businesses around the UK shut for months. However, with the number of COVID-19 cases slowly going down and the lockdown measures being eased, it is likely that the non-essential businesses......