Running Your Business Remotely: Top Tips and Best Tools

More and more people are working remotely these days. But while some people work remotely for employers, it’s also possible to run your entire business remotely. So how can you do this effectively? Here are some top tips and tools for running your business remotely....

Achieving sustainable growth for your business

  Growth is good. If a business isn’t growing, it’s dying. And many SME owners are in it for the long run – they’re not looking to sell their business as soon as it becomes profitable. Long-term success depends on finding a company’s sustainable growth rate, or SGR....

What is a shareholders’ agreement & do you need one?

  If you have set up a company, or you are thinking about doing so, you may have heard about a shareholders’ agreement. But what exactly is this, and do you need one? Here’s our guide to what you need to know. Overview of a Shareholders’ Agreement A shareholders’...

VAT for Small Businesses: What You Need to Know

  Getting your VAT in order is something you’ll have to do if you run a small business. While not all small businesses need to pay VAT, there’s a good chance that you will. And although it can be quite simple to understand, it can get complicated. So what do you need...

Personal financial planning for the new tax year

  The end of the tax year can be a busy time for personal financial planning, and there’s often lots to be done. But with the new tax year starting on the 6th April, this is a great time to start some future financial planning to set you up for the year ahead.  ...

Employee motivation: how can I incentivise my staff?

  Whether your business has a handful of staff or a few hundred, employee motivation is important if you want to keep your workforce happy and receive positive results. Either way, you will no doubt have spent time and effort trying to recruit the best people for the...

Time management techniques: our top tips

  You might feel like you’re always in the office, but are you really making the most of your time at work? Research suggests that some of us are wasting three hours every day, whether it be chatting to colleagues, browsing online or just losing concentration on a...

Invoicing Tips For Small Businesses

  Invoicing is key for any company but for small businesses, getting paid on time is essential if you want to keep afloat. Failing to do the job properly can have dire consequences, so we’ve put together our top invoicing tips to help you keep on track. Set out clear...