Start Up blog

Latest blogs

Benefits of timesheet management

Date: 16 June 2022

By:

How to make a real success of ‘digital transformation’

Date: 10 June 2022

By:

Wearing a life jacket to reduce risks
Blog

Reducing risks: how to move from reactive to proactive

Risk is a huge part of starting up any business and there is no avoiding it. However, there are ways to manage and reduce risk. Here are some steps you can take to reduce the risk.

Date: 8 June 2022 By:

A businesswoman receives a payment via her payment processing provider
Blog

A starter guide to secure ecommerce payment processing

If you want to trade online, your ecommerce site will need to be able to accept online payments. Discover the options and considerations you need to take into account.

Date: 24 May 2022 By:

Assessing business gaps
Blog

The importance of filling gaps in your business

If your business is to survive and thrive, you need to identify and address the gaps in your business. Learn about the main gaps businesses experience and how to address them.

Date: 18 May 2022 By:

A young influencer reviews new products
Blog

Five considerations when choosing an Instagram influencer

When choosing an influencer to work with, you need to consider more than just the number of followers they have. Here are five key considerations.

Date: 17 May 2022 By:

Blog

How automation can simplify the accounts payable process

Keeping manual accounts payable records can be time-consuming and prone to errors, resulting in inefficacies and delays. Discover how automating your accounts payable can eliminate these problems.

Date: 17 May 2022 By:

Company delivery vehicle
Blog

Tips to improve your fleet productivity

Rising costs, increasing legislation and staff shortages make fleet management an imperative for many businesses. Discover our top fleet management tips.

Date: 17 May 2022 By:

A women using a POS system in her hospitality business
Blog

Tips for choosing the right point of sale software

A point of sale system can help you manage and overcome a range of business challenges. Discover how to choose the right one for your business.

Date: 11 May 2022 By:

A happy women running her start up business
Blog

Five ways start up and small businesses can make ends meet

Starting a business can be exciting but the flip side is that your financial security is heavily reliant on the success of your business. We share five tips for making ends meet.

Date: 11 May 2022 By:

An experienced telemarketer carries out telephone market research
Blog

The benefits of telephone market research

In addition to a potentially massive global focus group, there are other key business benefits from telephone market research. Learn more in this blog from More Than Words Marketing.

Date: 11 May 2022 By:

Happy, engaged employees are more productive
Blog

Five tips for improving employee engagement

Keeping your employees engaged is key to business success. Discover how to boost employee engagement and create a positive work environment with happy, hardworking and productive employees.

Date: 9 May 2022 By:

Woman looking excitedly at her laptop and cheering
Blog

Using a personal loan to start a business

Applying for a business loan is easier said than done without a proven track record. Using a personal loan to fund your business may be worth considering. Read more on the benefits and risks here.

Date: 9 May 2022 By:

Hands holding an empty wallet and a handful of change
Blog

Five ways to start a business with no money

Getting funding is one of the most important yet difficult parts of starting any business, but you don't have to be a millionaire to get things off the ground. Check out Tudor Lodge Digitals' five ways to raise start-up funds.

Date: 9 May 2022 By:

A man outside his food-based business
Blog

Free, government-backed legal guidance from Business Companion

Compliance with the law is essential as a small business if you want to avoid the potential pitaffs and penalties. Find out how Business Companion from the Chartered Trading Standards Institute can help.

Date: 6 May 2022 By:

A woman suffers depression in the workplace
Blog

How to help staff with high-functioning depression

New research by Bupa has revealed a rise in UK employees struggling with their mental health at work. This article looks at how managers can support employees living with high-functioning depression.

Date: 6 May 2022 By:

A sole trader wonders what his self assessment obligations are
Blog

Ditch the jargon – self assessment explained

Self assessment can be tricky enough without complicated terminology and jargon. Cut through all the confusion with our self assessment jargon buster.

Date: 5 May 2022 By:

A magnifying glass on a keyboard | SEO audit
Blog

SEO audits: why are they so important to your business?

If you're wondering why your website is not performing as well as anticipated, you should carry out an SEO audit. Find out how and why.

Date: 4 May 2022 By:

Man unrolling grass while landscaping a garden
Blog

What to include in a landscaping business plan

A well thought out business plan is essential if your landscaping firm is to flourish and grow. Here's what you need to include.

Date: 4 May 2022 By:

What does the * mean?

If a link has a * this means it is an affiliate link. To find out more, see our FAQs.