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Ten top tips to get your self assessment tax return sorted for Christmas

Date: 3 December 2021

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Got a business idea? What are you waiting for?

Date: 2 December 2021

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Ten strategies for becoming a freelance model

Date: 1 December 2021

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Four ways to keep employees focussed and productive

Poor productivity is a common issue. Identify the causes of low output and discover four tips for boosting team performance.

Date: 30 November 2021 By:

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A look at the top ways to support new employees

New employees need suitable training to be competent and happy at work. Here are three of the best tips to train up new staff and bring them up to speed quickly.

Date: 29 November 2021 By:

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Seven best HR tools for 2022

Your human resources function is critical to the successful running of your business. These top tools can help streamline many aspects of your HR department.

Date: 22 November 2021 By:

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How to improve my chances of getting start up funding

Getting financial backing for your start-up can be a challenging task, however, following these five useful tips you can improve your chances of securing additional funding.

Date: 18 November 2021 By:

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How to get funding if you are self-employed

There are more than 4.3 million people registered as self-employed in the UK. Most will require some kind of business funding at some point so check out how you can maximise your chances of getting approved.

Date: 18 November 2021 By:

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Problems you will face as your business grows

This article looks at the typical challenges a business will face as it transitions from start up to growth and offers feasible solutions to reduce the chances of failure.

Date: 18 November 2021 By:

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Dream of running a bakery business? Open one in time for Christmas

Christmas can be the perfect time to start your bakery business. From marketing the business to finding premises - here's how to do it.

Date: 17 November 2021 By:

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How to save money on staff as a start up

Growing your business can be difficult if you don't have the revenue to justify taking on staff. Save money on staff with these simple tips.

Date: 16 November 2021 By:

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Start up business ideas for student entrepreneurs

Several notable global companies were founded by student entrepreneurs. We share some business ideas for businesses you can start and run as a student.

Date: 15 November 2021 By:

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People and technology: The undeniable connection in the modern work environment

Technology has undoubtably revolutionised the way we do business, with many of us now being able to work from virtually anywhere, but at what cost?

Date: 11 November 2021 By:

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Top trends in digital marketing for 2021

The right marketing strategy can be the make or break of any business. Find out how incorporating the top digital marketing strategies of 2021 could give you the edge over the competition.

Date: 11 November 2021 By:

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Can you start a business while you are travelling?

We are increasingly used to working remotely these days, but can you run a business while you are travelling the world? Holidu argue that you can and start their four top tips.

Date: 8 November 2021 By:

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The types of commercial disputes your start up may experience

The list of challenges your start up can face facing may seem endless. Read a list of the most common commercial disputes and some quick tips to help you handle them with ease.

Date: 4 November 2021 By:

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How an HTTP proxy works

A beginners guide to HTTP proxy servers, how they work and the benefits they can offer to businesses and web users including security, speed and privacy.

Date: 3 November 2021 By:

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Five customer service hacks for 2021

Customer service covers everything from responding to basic customer queries, answering calls, issuing refunds and handling complaints. So, how can you take your customer service to the next level in 2021?

Date: 3 November 2021 By:

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Experts warn companies to improve their cyber security

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, millions of companies and employees were forced to work remotely where possible, abandoning their usual, reliable systems for home offices and devices.

Date: 26 October 2021 By:

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What's the best way to start out in coding?

Starting out in coding can seem daunting at first. However, after reading this guide on where to start, your coding journey can begin (and be a lot of fun!).

Date: 25 October 2021 By:

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