Many small businesses don't have particularly complicated finances, especially if the business is made up of just one or two people. However, even if your business finances are easy to handle, it's still important to stay on top of them.Read More
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Making money is the aim of the game when you start a business, and your success or failure comes down to whether or not you’re able to turn a profit. However, for many of us, starting a business is about more than just making money.Read More
When you first start out in business, your main priority is to merely survive, and break even where you can. It can take quite a while before you begin to see a profit, so you will probably be focusing your energies on getting through the month or the quarter, rather than thinking about your long-term future.Read More
Starting a business from home can save huge costs compared to renting out a workspace, however you may still need to budget for certain business expenses. Here are a few costs to consider when starting a business from home.Read More
When you are preparing to launch your startup, you should have already considered how you will manage your cash flow effectively. Most startups require some sort of initial financial injection to pay for overheads and implement a supply chain.Read More
Securing business finance is never easy. Accumulating the necessary funds is one of the biggest challenges for any new business. However, the good news is that there is help available. There are companies that have the expertise and skills to give you the greatest chance of…Read More
Being self-employed is a great way to gain independence over your career and your earnings. But it also comes with a lot of risks, especially when it comes to your finances. Without the security of an employer paying your wage, there’s always the risk that some months will be less profitable than others.Read More
When you build a business for yourself it can be one of the best things you ever do. You now have a whole venture to yourself and a lot of assets which belong to you and only you. Of course, there will come a time when you need a later space to conduct your work, and this is when a lot of us will think of renting an office for our business.Read More
Working from home and creating your own business is such a special thing. It’s really powerful and impressive and it’s something that allows you to be able to able to have total control and freedom over your career. It’s definitely something positive. Yet, when you do work from home, it can sometimes feel unprofessional. When it’s just you and your laptop, you don’t always feel as if you have bite.
So you’ve launched your own business and you have high hopes for its success. The only issue is that you’re not sure what you should do yourself and what you really should outsource. While you might be the modern ‘Jack of All Trades’, that doesn’t mean that you can manage every aspect of your business yourself - there are some areas that you really should get some help with.Read More
As a small business, it can be tough to know what’s worth your time and what isn’t - after all, you’re not a multinational corporation, so you don’t want to waste resources on things that won’t really benefit you. That being said, a business website is something that you will always need, no matter how small your business is.Read More
Starting a business from home is quite a scary and courageous thing to do. For some, you are leaving the security of a job and a consistent wage, and entering into a world that you know very little about. But starting off and working hard may end up leading you to this point, the next step. However, what is that next step? It can be different for some businesses, but commonly it would be to be move out of the home and into some sort of business premises.Read More
The pace of the business is picking up, and you’ve decided that now is the right time to stop doing everything yourself. You need a team, but are you really ready for one? Here, we’re going to look at what it really takes to ensure both you and your business are ready to make room for others, and some tips to help you get the best start with your new colleagues.Read More