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What to consider when taking on a co-founder

Date: 11 May 2021


Tax implications when starting a business

Date: 7 May 2021


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Essential factors to consider before buying a pub

If you dream of running your own pub, there are some key considerations before taking the leap. Read the three essential considerations.

Date: 5 May 2021 By:

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Web scraping and influencer marketing

Web scraping is a new concept to many. Discover how it can help your business identify suitable marketing influencers and boost the impact and reach of your online marketing.

Date: 4 May 2021 By:

A smiling woman is glad she has saved time and money with great small business apps

Five best software solutions for your start up

Every second counts when you're running a business so time saving apps can be a real bonus for small business owners. We look at five of the best.

Date: 29 April 2021 By:

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Business trip to Canada? Get an eTA!

The UK has very close ties with Canada and it's an attractive market for UK businesses. If you're going there on business, here's what you need to know about eTAs.

Date: 28 April 2021 By:

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First steps to self employment

Many dream of becoming their own boss but worry that the process will be tricky. We share five steps to becoming self-employed.

Date: 26 April 2021 By:

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Why blogging is essential to your start up business' website

Blogging can make a massive difference to the visibility of your business online. Discover seven benefits of blogging.

Date: 22 April 2021 By:

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Top unforeseen expenses and how to deal with them

You may be organised and have monthly budget for personal and business expenses. But what about those unexpected bills. Learn how to deal with unforeseen bills.

Date: 21 April 2021 By:

An ecommerce entrepreneur enters to offline space with a pop up shop

Grow your revenue with pop up spaces

Many businesses start up as ecommerce businesses. That doesn't mean they have to remain solely online. Find out how your ecommerce business can enter the offline domain with a pop up shop.

Date: 16 April 2021 By:

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Are your business' smart devices contributing to security risks?

An increasing number of the devices we use these days are connected to the internet. These smart devices could unwittingly be increasing your risk of a cyberattack. Find out more.

Date: 16 April 2021 By:

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How to become a freelancer

Ready to go freelance? Get essential advice and on how to become a full or part-time freelancer, including what equipment and digital tools you need.

Date: 14 April 2021 By:

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The ten commandments for successful money management

Money management can make or break your business. Make sure you're a success with these ten money management commandments.

Date: 8 April 2021 By:

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Coming out of the pandemic: choosing the right career path

The coronavirus pandemic has changed the way we do business and many people have been forced to rethink their careers. Here are some things to consider when taking your next career steps.

Date: 7 April 2021 By:

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The growth of the gaming industry during the pandemic

The pandemic may have brought many industries to their knees, but one has spectacularly bucked the trend. Discover how the gaming industry has fared around the world.

Date: 24 March 2021 By:

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How COVID-19 has changed the future of work

Our view of the world of work has changed thanks to the pandemic. Some of those changes look likely to be here to stay as digitalisation spreads.

Date: 24 March 2021 By:

A man unpacks a box of commodity products

Making an entrance in a commoditised market

Starting a new business can be tricky especially if you are entering a commoditised market. If you want to break into an already crowded market, these tips can help.

Date: 24 March 2021 By:

A man holds a funnel with paper people entering the top and money falling from the bottom

How to improve your sales funnel with brand awareness campaigns

Your sales funnel needs a constant feed of leads to keep your cashflow healthy. Discover how brand awareness campaigns can help.

Date: 23 March 2021 By:

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Five things you should know about contact centres in 2021

Customer care is essential if you want customers to return time and time again. There are a wealth of developments that have made the job of the customer support agent easier.

Date: 18 March 2021 By:

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