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The latest Chancellor’s announcement - Winter Economy Plan
The COVID-19 pandemic has been significantly affecting our economy since its emergence in March. To mitigate the worst damage, the government has been introducing a variety of measures to support, protect and save businesses and......
Understanding your revenue drivers
For any business to be profitable, it has to generate revenue. Everyone understands that a business produces revenue through usual business activities, such as selling products or services, receiving payment from your customers and so......
How to create a one-page marketing plan [+ FREE Template]
Generating fresh leads is one of the biggest challenges for every business and having a clear marketing plan is key. A lot of businesses don’t take marketing that seriously, but marketing is an extension of your wider business strategy......
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..
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......
Sole Trader / Partnership v Limited Company
Thinking of setting up a new business?  Unsure whether to register as a limited company, or operate as a sole trader or partnership?
10 trends that will shape the future of small business
Small businesses make up around 99.3% of all businesses in the UK as well as account for about half of the turnover in the UK private sector. With such a vast impact on the economy, it is surprising that most of the small businesses......
How to write a great business plan
A good business plan is vital for the success of every company - not just start-ups looking for financial help or investments. A business plan is essentially a road map for your business that helps you stay on track with your goals and......
The 4 pillars of growing a successful business
Transforming an idea into a profitable business takes passion, hard work, determination.. and usually, a little luck!