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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.
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.
Your logo really does matter. If you're approaching a new client, a dodgy 90s-style 3D monstrosity on your website or e-mail signature will more than likely send off signals that you're a charlatan, while something classic and attuned to your target market will serve you well for years to come.
The Small Business, Employment & Enterprise Act is soon to roll out across the country, bringing major changes to 11 areas of business. Here’s what they are – and what they could mean for you.
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