Blog tagged as business

What are some of the key success drivers of a business?
Studies show that 80% of new businesses fail within the first 5 years of existence. Why is that?
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06/02/2019 04:33 - Comment(s)
3 Tips for When You’re Applying for A Bridging Loan
Sometimes, you need an injection of finance. It may be that your business has a golden opportunity and needs a decent sum of money in a short time to take full advantage, or perhaps you’re looking at a new office space and feel a bridging loan is the fastest route to making it happen.
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01/07/2018 11:38 - Comment(s)
4 Steps to Reducing Your Number of Late Payments
Running a business is hard. There are a million and one things to think about every single day and your focus should always be on how to improve and thrive.
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30/06/2018 09:25 - Comment(s)
How Does the Gender Pay Gap Affect SMEs?
The gender pay gap has become a hot topic in the last few years. Some shocking figures have come to the fore from big and small businesses revealing the stark differences between the pay of men and women.
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29/06/2018 14:33 - Comment(s)
What kind of government support is available to businesses that are ready to export? 
As the UK moves ahead with Brexit and inches closer to exiting the European Union, there will be an increased emphasis on how much business the country does abroad.
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01/06/2018 07:19 - Comment(s)
Is the ‘bigger is better’ approach really going to work for Sainsbury’s and Asda?
It’s not hard to see why supermarkets Sainsbury’s and Asda have decided on a merger, creating a supermarket behemoth worth a staggering £14.1billion.
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10/05/2018 07:15 - Comment(s)
Things to consider when buying a shop 
Buying a shop has both benefits and drawbacks for new business owners. It’s a fair bet that if the previous shop owner has reaped success with the location you may also fare well and often there will be trained staff and suppliers already established.
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26/04/2018 05:01 - Comment(s)
How could increasing your marketing spending benefit your SME? 
Recent figures have revealed that the average UK SME owners will be dedicating around 16% of their annual budget for 2018/19 to marketing efforts within their companies.
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12/03/2018 07:12 - Comment(s)
Does your start up show any of these SME risk factor signs? 
There are a number of risk factor signs that suggest that your business might be in a detrimental position, so read on to find out how to spot them.
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22/02/2018 05:30 - Comment(s)
How currency fluctuations can affect SMEs 
Finance responds to what’s happening on the global stage. Many small businesses live in fear of worldwide currency fluctuations, which can have a detrimental impact on imports and exports and ultimately threaten their all-important bottom line
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06/02/2018 05:19 - Comment(s)
How to Ride Out Hard Financial Times as a Small Business Owner
Both boom times and recessions come and go, and the toughest businesses weather the storms and come out at the other end fighting fit.
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05/02/2018 05:33 - Comment(s)
How to ensure you don’t compromise your health when trying to manage your SME finances
Running a small to medium-sized business can take its toll on your health, as any business owner knows all too well. The stresses and strains of taking responsibility for the key decisions of your company and mounting pressures on smaller business owners can add up to bad news for your wellbeing.
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01/02/2018 05:00 - Comment(s)
How SMEs can ensure they both survive and thrive in 2018
SME’s face uncertain times in the coming year with the growing threat of Brexit and the many changes both in the UK and overseas.
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29/01/2018 05:00 - Comment(s)