70% of Brits keep a to do list, according to productivity expert Vanessa Loder. Organising your goals and daily tasks can be very helpful for keeping you on track – just make sure you’re not increasing your stress. read more ..
A fifth of micro-businesses have no knowledge of the government’s Making Tax Digital (MTD) plans, according to research from FreeAgent. read more ..
Many small and medium-sized businesses in the UK are being held back by poor management and leadership skills, according to Warwick Business School research. read more ..
Choosing the right name for your fledgling company is one of the first major decisions you have to make. How do you pick something which accurately expresses who you are as a brand, that won’t need to be changed further down the line and, most importantly, hasn’t been snaffled up yet? By following our no-nonsense, five step guide, of course!
For the majority of SMEs, your website is your shop window – you’re relying on it to hook customers and help them find the things they want. Make sure that yours isn’t turning people away by following these steps.
Maintaining good cashflow is vital to a business’s financial health, but late-paying customers can present a serious issue. SMEInsider sat down with Experian to talk about practical steps businesses can take to recover overdue invoices.
Smaller businesses could be excluded from government plans for making business transactions digital.
Hiring the right people can make or break a small company, but in a small team, a person’s attitude, approach and natural strengths can be as, if not more, important than the content of their CV. Nowhere is this more apparent than when interviewing applicants who are just entering the job market.
The survey of 2,500 SMEs and accountants, carried out by business software provider Exact, revealed that UK SMEs are now twice as happy with their tech-savvy accountants.
SMEs must keep a close eye on their cash flow and credit terms if they are to maintain good financial health. In this article, we look at the causes of, and solutions to, poor cash flow management.
Small business lobby group rounds on government's plans to imtroduce Make Tax Digital, branding it a 'total fantasy'
UK small business owners get the chance to download a banking app making opening an account easier and quicker
Begbies Traynor report reveals nearly 300,000 small businesses are coming perilously close to collapse with financial stress not helped by uncertainty and volatility in the economy
Amid widespread - and continued - criticism of the current system of business rates, reports surface of a switch to self-assessment approach for SMEs
With Brexit process beginning to gather momentum, FSB begins to voice fears over uncertainty
As new research shows the importance of generating leads for small businesses, Experian offers 6 quick wins for your company to drive new business opportunities.
Latest insight into UK small business's digital capabilities suggests just small investment in digital skills would yield real benefits to the bottom line
House of Lords decides to act on Treasury committee's concerns over Make Tax Digital plans with an investigation into the scheme's scope and intentions