Start Up blog

Growing your business - the importance of location

Date: 10 October 2018

By: Victoria Harrison

Tackling presenteeism in the workplace

Date: 10 October 2018

By: Kirsten Cluer

Seven factors that affect professional credibility

Date: 10 October 2018

By: Bob Hayward

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Penny Power: My journey to better mental wellbeing

In honour of World Mental Health Day, Penny Power OBE tells us why she decided to prioritise her wellbeing at work - and what she's learned.

Date: 8 October 2018   By: Penny Power

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Help! What to do when a presentation goes wrong

Even when we're confident in our subject, things can go wrong in a presentation - from technical mishaps to hecklers. How to get things back on track.

Date: 8 October 2018   By: Sudha Mani

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Three reasons to promote your business with leaflets

Just because we're in the digital age, it doesn’t mean well-executed physical advertising can’t have an impact. Why leafleting still gets results.

Date: 1 October 2018   By: Jon Gibson

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Five big lessons to boost your start-up success

Learn from those entrepreneurs who've been there and done it. Gemma Went shares five essential pieces of business advice to help your start-up soar.

Date: 1 October 2018   By: Gemma Went

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Gauging business success after the first year

Your first year in business is often the most difficult. The end of this time is the ideal point to analyse your strengths and identify weaknesses.

Date: 26 September 2018   By: Robert Davies

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How to get accepted for a start-up loan

Starting up is exciting - and expensive - but loans can be hard to secure with no trading history. Three essential steps to boost your chances.

Date: 25 September 2018   By: Mian Azhar

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Create compelling content that gets results

Fresh, engaging online content creates engagement with your audience and drives traffic - and sales. How to get your content strategy right.

Date: 25 September 2018   By: Mian Azhar

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Find the right logistics partner for your business

If your firm is growing fast, outsourcing deliveries and warehousing to the experts can take some of the pressure off. What to bear in mind.

Date: 14 September 2018   By: Victoria Harrison

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Boost staff training with a customised LMS

E-learning for employees isn't just flexible and convenient - it can be tailored to your exact needs. The benefits of a Learning Management System.

Date: 14 September 2018   By: Christopher Pappas

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Do your employees feel valued?

Remember: employees are people, and need to feel their efforts are appreciated. The positive benefits of recognising and rewarding your staff.

Date: 14 September 2018   By: Victoria Harrison

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Expanding your business to Europe - the Brexit factor

Moving into a new market brings serious challenges at any time, but especially now with EU exit terms still under discussion. Tips for success.

Date: 12 September 2018   By: buzzmove

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How to be a great business leader

Take your responsibilities seriously. Five fundamental things a leader should never, ever do - and eight things true leaders do really well.

Date: 11 September 2018   By: Gemma Went

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SEO for your start-up - getting the basics right

Your new business needs to get its name known - and SEO should be a key part of your digital marketing plan. How to get off to a flying start.

Date: 3 September 2018   By: Whitefish Marketing

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Financing your new business: equity or loan?

Take on a business loan or sell shares in your start-up? The pros and cons of each funding method, and how to maximise your chances of success.

Date: 3 September 2018   By: Victoria Harrison

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Top tips for setting up a home office

More and more of us are choosing to work from home. How to create a workspace that's comfortable, welcoming and boosts productivity.

Date: 3 September 2018   By: Jess Edwin

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How to start out as a professional photographer

Pro photographers overwhelmingly love what they do, according to a new survey - and you could be the next big success. Four tips to get you started.

Date: 30 August 2018   By: Sarah Adams

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AI in healthcare: can robots save the day?

Innovative businesses are developing tech that could revolutionise the healthcare industry. The outlook for AI - and its potential drawbacks.

Date: 24 August 2018   By: R&D Tax Solutions