Blog categorized as SME Advice

WHY Property? What makes Real Estate an Attractive Asset Class? Residential or Commercial...
The number #1 factor that makes Real Estate, Commercial or Residential a super attractive asset class is its Tangibility - it is secured  by a physical asset making it not only overwhelmingly stable investment but also a phycological as well as practical safe heaven for capital.
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05/06/2020 15:08 - Comment(s)
#1 Fantastic & On-going Way You MUST Fund & Grow Your Business Without Splitting Profits or Equity... 
Most entrepreneurs when think about business funding, the first thought is that of looking for an investor, a business partner with deep pockets, a crowdfunding campaign or a business loan. We think that...
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19/05/2020 15:32 - Comment(s)
Independent Contractor Insurance. Who Needs it? 
Unexpected scenario or unforeseen events seem to be part and parcel of life and you need to be covered, from on-the-job injuries to unhappy clients.
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14/05/2020 15:42 - Comment(s)
How Can You Maximize Your Investment Property Returns? 
Whether you are new to Buy-to-Let Private Rental Sector or a seasoned professional landlord, Fund manager or Private Equity Asset Manager maximizing returns on your investment property or portfolio will be one of your main ongoing objectives or responsibilities.
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09/05/2020 15:37 - Comment(s)
Customers! Finding them & keeping them is the life-blood of any business. How can your business go about this? 
Gaining new customers and maintaining the ones you already have is an on-going daily endeavour for an businesses survival and ultimately profitable existence. Here are a few pointers for you.
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04/05/2020 12:33 - Comment(s)
You can only buy it when you don't need it cause when you do need it, its too late. Public Liability Insurance... 
Insurance has never been on most businesses or peoples top of their priority list although it should. Some of those adverse events are not a matter of IF but rather When they occur.
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02/05/2020 13:35 - Comment(s)
Directors duties during the Coronavirus crisis
Kiall Bagnell, Partner at Sherrards solicitors in the Corporate & Commercial department examines whether directors face hidden dangers in the insolvency twilight zone.
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24/04/2020 09:02 - Comment(s)
Cyberbullying in the Workplace
Cyberbullying has the same negative impact on the targeted employee, emotionally and/or psychologically, which in turn affects their morale, performance and productivity.
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03/04/2020 15:42 - Comment(s)
Upcoming changes from April 2020: Parental Bereavement Leave and Pay
The Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Act is due to come into force in April 2020. The upcoming changes will entitle employees who lose a child under the age of 18, or suffer a stillbirth from the 24th week of pregnancy, to two weeks’ unpaid leave, as a right from day one of their employment.
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30/03/2020 10:12 - Comment(s)
Run Your Own Business? Make Sure You Protect Yourself With Directors & Officers Insurance
As the business owner you are personally liable for your actions, including any mistakes you might make along the way. Those mistakes could lead to someone making a claim against you, which could in turn lead to fines, penalties, compensation or even imprisonment.
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20/03/2020 18:26 - Comment(s)
Guard Against These Five Impactful Mistakes as a New Real Estate Entrepreneur... 
When building a real estate investment platform or any business for that matter, there are mistakes that are often made, and if avoided, can free up an organization for Scale, Speed and Efficiency.
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05/03/2020 18:04 - Comment(s)
Don't be a cybercrime victim
Cybercrime is a growing threat to all businesses in all sectors and all sizes, from sole traders and the self employed, to large corporates and multinationals.
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27/02/2020 17:45 - Comment(s)
Real Estate Costly Mistakes You Want To Avoid 
Whilst like any other business, It’s far easier to lose money on rental property than to make money, no one sets out to lose money and having some guideposts about what you’re doing as well as mentor(s) or mastermind groups for advise and guidance really helps.
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27/11/2019 09:58 - Comment(s)
Is a Joint Venture Equity Real Estate Partner right for you? What you should know...  
From single-family, multifamily offices, pension funds, alternative investment managers, there is a growing desire to invest directly into real estate opportunities throughout the UK, Continental Europe and the world as a whole.
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25/11/2019 08:26 - Comment(s)
Do You Want to Succeed As A Real Estate Investor? 
The high-income expectation without a lot of hard work gets a lot of people all around the world into trouble and disappointment. Do You Want to Succeed As A Real Estate Investor? Here are half-a-dozen things to be aware of...
18/11/2019 19:26 - Comment(s)
How Do You Identify the Best Places to Buy Rental Property in Any Market? 
Want to know a few fundamentals that will help you spot the best real estate markets? Check out our tips on what to focus on when searching for a great buy-to-let rental market.
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30/10/2019 19:48 - Comment(s)
Most failures could have been converted into successes if someone had held on another minute or made more effort.
Failure Comes With 2 Options. Which Will You Choose? Fail and Quit (Excuses) or Fail and Learn (Results)
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22/10/2019 14:21 - Comment(s)
 Important Factors To Consider When Buying Investment Property - Your Game Plan! 
Whether you purchase a residential or commercial property, tapping into its potential, such as renovating and then renting out a space, can help you generate passive income and even turn a nice profit when you sell or long term income and capital growth.
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23/09/2019 08:40 - Comment(s)
What could UK SMEs learn from German counterparts to boost productivity?
Recent research suggests that German SMEs are outpacing those based in the UK at an alarming rate; causing a deficit that means if UK workers could catch up to our German counterparts we’d see an increase of £57 billion go back into the economy each year.
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27/07/2018 07:41 - Comment(s)
What types of lending options are available to SMEs?
If you’re an SME looking to secure a loan you first need to ensure you know exactly what the market has to offer you. With more and more SMEs looking for financial assistance, here’s a brief overview of what’s available.
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26/07/2018 07:34 - Comment(s)