Category Start-Up

The Real Deal – Don’t Accept Anything Less

Entrepreneur Conferences need a business health warning. November and March are always the biggest months for Enterprise and Entrepreneurship conferences. Last week, I was lucky enough to be in Liverpool for the Global Entrepreneurship Congress. Last year it was in Dubai and next year it’s in Rio de Janeiro so we were lucky to have…

8 Top Tips for Start-Ups

January is perhaps unsurprisingly one of the busiest months of the year to start up a business, yet the statistics on survival rates continue to make shocking news. For example in 2010 297,000 UK businesses went bust, equivalent to more than 1,170 every working day. Further research shows that less than 50% of companies established…

November – A Chance to get out there!

How did it get to November? Already I am being inundated with pictures of friends of mine growing their ‘Movember‘ moustache for charity, a sure sign that the year is marching on! November is a key time in the calendar of those involved in supporting small businesses and start ups in the UK, and there…

Entrepreneurs- The New Rockstars?

I spend a huge amount of my working life supporting micro firms, many of them start ups. Specifically through my work with Shell LiveWIRE, I look at a huge number of funding applications for our monthly awards- this is a great privilege and gives me an insight to the ‘state of the entrepreneurial nation’! I…

Small Business Sales Performance – Q1/2011

The Open University just published their Quarterly Survey of Small Business in Britain and I want to share one graph with you here. As you can see micro and small business are suffering in this economic climate more than the mid-size and large businesses – why do you think that is? This graph has been…

WinWeb.com – Business Blog: Running a small business 5 to 9 – on the side.

Working 5 to 9 has become a popular term for people who run their small businesses out of hours or after they have finished their day job. It assumes the business is part-time and is a good way to test the credentials of a business idea you may have had. As you don’t have a…

100 Self-Employed and Small Business Start-Up Tips From WinWeb.

Starting a small business from an office or home is a great way to earn some extra money or make into your full-time occupation. As we all know there are many things to consider and the take into consideration. WinWeb has compiled a great list of 100 tips to help you to check out your…

WinWeb.com – Business Blog: Small & Home Business Set-Up Help

Now you’ve decided on your business idea, recorded your business goals and started planning your cash-flow you need to set up some essential areas of your business. The 6 steps below WinWEb will give you a brief insight into what you will need to set up to get on track for running a successful business.…

WinWeb.com – Business Blog: Small & Home Business Start-Up Advice

The thought of starting a business can be a daunting prospect for anyone, regardless of experience and financial situation. Breaking down the early stages into manageable steps will help you see it’s not as complicated as you might think. This brief overview will cover a few things you should consider if you are looking to…

WinWeb’s One-Stop-Shop Business Services For Freelancers, Home Business & Small Office.

So far we have provided tools, like our OnlineOffice, to help our clients to solve their small business problems, now we actually solve these problems for our clients in an integrated way, leaving them to explore their entrepreneurial vision and look after their business, not their admin and IT. I am very happy to announce…

WinWeb Business Cloud - Creating Financially Sustainable Businesses