Small Business Blog

Welcome to the small business blog where we are blogging on all issues affecting small businesses including marketing and finance. Simply click on a link below to read one of the stories and to keep up to date subscribe to this blog by using the box to the right.

Critical Regulations Your Business Must Follow

As the UK leaves the EU, meeting the myriad of business regulations, new companies must comply with can be time-consuming. However, as Dave Howell reports, this is time well spent to ensure your enterprise is fully compliant. (more…)

Trends from today’s top growth industries

TRYING to anticipate which industries will flourish in the future is never easy, but now the global pandemic is adding extra uncertainty. (more…)

The hybrid working from home (WFH) solution for businesses

The majority (77%) of UK employees say a mix of office-based and remote working is the best way forward post COVID-19, according to new research by the Adecco Group. Read on to learn how your business can benefit by adopting a hybrid approach to work. (more…)

How Your Business Can Survive a Recession

It’s important to adapt your small business during normal times to succeed, but a recession may require new skills and creativity. A recession due to a pandemic may be different from a pure economic downturn. However, you’ll need to do whatever it takes to survive then thrive the current climate demands. (more…)

Reducing Electricity and Gas Rates for Small Business Owners

In these days of the continuing uncertainty in the economy and more cuts to come one thing a small business owner can do is to reduce all their utility bills such as electricity, gas and telephone. So how can you do this without affecting the service. We investigate. (more…)

25 Things To Consider Before Starting Your Own Business

If you are thinking of starting a business it can feel like complete excitement but there are many pitfalls so here’s our top tips to think about before you spend a single penny of your hard earned cash or redundancy. (more…)

Cost Reduction: 10 Ways to Reduce Business Costs

For many businesses money is really tight at present so here are our top 10 tips to save money without impacting the efficiency of your business. (more…)

Starting a Bookkeeping Business

If you’re a bookkeeper or have financial qualifications what about running your own bookkeeping business? (more…)