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Catch up with the latest business news for start-up's and SME's.

The state of new business: births, deaths & motivation

December 02, 2019 By Helen J in News · 5 minute read

Are you thinking of starting your own business? Congratulations, it’s an exciting time! This piece will help you understand what the market for new business looks like from 2018 and explores the industries that continue to flourish in the UK.

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Simple money-saving tips for your small business

November 26, 2019 By Helen J in Tips & Guides · 5 minute read

Regardless of how well your business is performing, you should always keep an eye on cost-cutting measures for your small business.

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How to convert visitors through your website

November 18, 2019 By Helen J in Tips & Guides · 5 minute read

It takes about 50 milliseconds (that’s 0.05 seconds) for users to form an opinion about your website that determines whether they like your site or not, whether they’ll stay or leave.

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Shoestring marketing budget? No worries, 9 ideas to trial

November 11, 2019 By Helen J in Tips & Guides · 5 minute read

As a small business, it’s only right that you see fit to spend what little budget you have on business-related expenses. It’s evident that marketing might not fit into the top ten things to spend your money on.

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How to recruit the best employees for your small business

November 04, 2019 By Helen J in Tips & Guides · 4 minute read

How can you attract and recruit these job seekers into your small business? And, most importantly, how can you retain them?

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How to generate B2B leads on LinkedIn

October 28, 2019 By Helen J in Tips & Guides · 7 minute read

Did you know? The LinkedIn platform has 260 million active users - with 25 million of these based in the UK. So it’s safe to say it’s a pretty good platform for meeting like-minded business professionals.

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Juggling childcare when you're self-employed - is it doable?

October 22, 2019 By Helen J in Tips & Guides · 5 minute read

With the ever-increasing cost of childcare looming over the heads of working parents, can becoming self-employed help ease the struggle?

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Yearning for self-employment? 10 viable business ideas for 2019

September 27, 2019 By Chloe Webster in Tips & Guides · 3 minute read

Be your own boss. Here are 10 of the very best small business ideas for 2019 that will cost little, or absolutely nothing to start up.

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UK finance sector report 1000% increase in Cyber Attacks

July 04, 2019 By Simon Moorcroft in News · 3 minute read

Hack attacks and other cyber-related crimes reported by the UK's financial sector have risen massively in the last year

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7 easy ways to generate PR for your small business

June 10, 2019 By Chloe Webster in Tips & Guides · 3 minute read

Generating PR for your business is a great way to get your name out there. It can feel quite daunting at first, but once you know where to start, you'll begin to wish you had begun years ago. Check out these easy top tips to help get you started.

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