Even small, local businesses need to communicate with potential customers using social media. Neither Facebook, Twitter nor LinkedIn is going anywhere. Here some tips for getting the most out of your social media strategy.
A new survey has found that a majority of employers are planning to rebrand their graduate schemes as apprenticeship programmes following the introduction of the Apprenticeship Levy in April.
A fifth of micro-businesses have no knowledge of the government’s Making Tax Digital (MTD) plans, according to research from FreeAgent.
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.
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.
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.