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Infographic: Crowdfunding

Infographic: Crowdfunding

If you don’t have enough startup capital to begin a business, one of the options that you may have considered might be crowdfunding. But what exactly is crowdfunding? The infographic below provides a definition of this relatively new concept and lists some of the most successful crowdfunding projects, including the recent Veronica Mars movie Kickstarter…

Hold a Business Meeting in a Hotel

Hold a Business Meeting in a Hotel

So many people today use Skype and email for business that the art of face-to-face meetings is gradually dying out. It is usually smaller businesses which opt for these cost effective virtual ways of getting across their opinions. Meetings and conferences are often conducted virtually, but this does not mean that the traditional methods are…

Being informed about labor law issues

Being informed about labor law issues

Labor law is not just something HR people and lawyers need to understand. Both employers and employees have rights and obligations in the eyes of the law. For example, employees have the right to a safe working environment and the obligation to follow all processes laid down by their employer to ensure safety in the…

UK: Cash still important for High Street

UK: Cash still important for High Street

The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has revealed that cash is still the king when it comes to UK retail sales. In an analysis of 10 billion retail payments in 2012 (accounting for 60% of total sales), cash was the preferred method of payment for 54%. But worryingly, the amount of transactions and money spent was…

The death of small talk?

The death of small talk?

According to a study reported by the Daily Mail, it seems like our increasingly digital world is causing us to collectively retreat into our shell in terms of social interactions. Forty per cent of the people surveyed felt as if small talk about things like the weather was simply pointless and awkward. One third of…

How Cloud Storage Solutions Can Help Your Business

Operating costs can restrict your small business’s working capital and keep you from reaching your full potential. You may have heard about cloud storage or documents being “in the cloud,” but what does that mean to a small business? In addition to being an everyday tech buzzword, cloud storage can also help cut business costs.…

Infographic: Business Travel

Infographic: Business Travel

The cost of business travel is rising every year. It has got to the point where, for many business owners, travelling in person to a meeting or any similar event is simply not economically viable for them. Telecommuting is the answer for the majority of small businesses and if you still aren’t convinced, the infographic…

Small businesses gaining from buy-to-let boom

Small businesses gaining from buy-to-let boom

Times are still tough for many small business owners. The cost of owning property for permanent use is beyond many SMEs, while consumer demand is yet to fully recover to levels witnessed before the UK’s economy went south back in 2008. Fortunately, concerning property, smaller firms may find that the boom in buy-to-let could get…

Top 5 Summer Business Tips

Top 5 Summer Business Tips

It is just over three weeks until the official start of Summer 2013. The changing of a season is a great excuse to make changes in your business that you have been putting off for awhile. Here are our Top 5 Tips for Summer: 1. Adopt a summer theme to your marketing efforts. Many families…

Pic of the Day: Business Cards

Pic of the Day: Business Cards

Today’s picture demonstrates that not even a bad business card has to be a barrier to your success. This is apparently the original business card of Bill Gates himself and it would certainly have stood out if you received it at a networking event. Many more cool historical business cards can be seen at the…

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