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Is your business ready for hybrid working?
The coronavirus pandemic has changed the way we work and welcomed a new era of hybrid working. With the hope that office spaces and workplaces will be opening again in the near future, some employees will want to come back into the......
6 great strategies to make your small business more efficient
To run a successful business, it is important to be productive and organised. And even if your business is running smoothly enough, things could always be better, especially when it comes to improving efficiency. This is particularly......
12 top tips on how to be a better business leader
Every successful business has a strong leader behind it. While some of them seem to be born knowing exactly how to lead people, to most of us it doesn’t come quite as naturally. There is a set of skills that you should acquire and......
How to ensure that you hire the right people for your business
Employing the right people for your business is extremely important. Your employees should not only have the necessary skills and experience for the role, but they should also fit in well with your company’s culture.It comes as no......
Why am I in business or planning to be in business?
In the tax year 2018-19 there were more than 670,000 new business start ups in the UK.  That’s more than 1,800 per day and shows the incredible ambitions people hold.
15 Ways of building a better business
Every business, small or large, is constantly looking for ways to improve its operations. Building a better business means maximising your profits yet keeping your customers satisfied and your team happy. Building a successful business......
10 Ways to deal with stress at work
Experiencing some stress at work is fairly common and in most cases perfectly normal. However, it can quickly become too much and pose some serious risks. In the UK, one in four adults experience mental health issues every year,......
Accountants: A cost or an investment?
Maximising profits is one of the main goals for every company and so it’s natural that business owners tend to be very strict with the money that is going out of the business. However, some expenses are unavoidable, so the key is to......
How much does it really cost to employ someone? [+FREE Calculator]
At first, it might seem like a simple question to answer.  If you've decided how much to pay your new employee it should be pretty straightforward to work out the hourly rate or the annual salary... and bingo!
How much should you pay yourself as a business owner?
Starting your own business means doing something you’re passionate about. However, at the end of the day, the main idea is to also make a living out of it. As a business owner, you need to decide how much money you want to pay yourself.......