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Latest thoughts, insights and tips from industry thought leaders on how to make your business thrive.

Shop Around To Save Money On Your Energy Bills
Tips & guides

Shop Around To Save Money On Your Energy Bills

With Britain still gripped by the chilly winter weather, most people have the heating up high to keep their homes and workplaces warm. But business owners and householders alike are…
21 January, 2014
It’s Never Too Late For Last Minute Marketing To Boost Christmas Sales!
Marketing & sales

It’s Never Too Late For Last Minute Marketing To Boost Christmas Sales!

If Christmas is a big date in your business’ calendar, then you probably started thinking about marketing for the festive season when the leaves were still on the trees, and…
12 December, 2013
Bid For A Business Improvement District To Boost Turnover and Cut Costs
In the news

Bid For A Business Improvement District To Boost Turnover and Cut Costs

Running your own company can be a lonely business. You have to make big decisions on your own. Often, there is no one to ask for advice. And business owners…
09 December, 2013
Preventing Employee Fraud
Staff & recruitment

Preventing Employee Fraud

Small businesses are like families. People work closely together. Everyone knows everyone. Bosses and employees may even be friends and socialise outside of work. Which can make it all the…
20 November, 2013
Hairdressing Relies On Apprentices, So Take All The Help Available To Hire Them
Strategy

Hairdressing Relies On Apprentices, So Take All The Help Available To Hire Them

Apprentices are nothing new in the hairdressing industry. Those who care for our hair have always opted to nurture their own talent, even when apprenticeships fell out of fashion in…
18 November, 2013
Case Study: Restaurant Refurbishment
Testimonials & case studies

Case Study: Restaurant Refurbishment

Naresh Kapoor used funding from Boost Capital to refurbish his restaurant, Sen Nin, located in Islington. Having businesses located in two of London’s busiest areas has meant that Naresh Kapoor…
14 November, 2013
Marketing is Essential To Business Success – And It Can Be Cheap Or Free!
Marketing & sales

Marketing is Essential To Business Success – And It Can Be Cheap Or Free!

Henry Ford and Bill Gates have more in common than being two of the most successful and wealthy entrepreneurs of all time. Though they launched their businesses 70 years apart,…
12 November, 2013
Top Tips to Get You Started on Twitter
Marketing & sales

Top Tips to Get You Started on Twitter

Unless you’ve been living in a cave for the last five years, you’ll know that Twitter is driving conversation, setting news agendas, and providing a great platform for companies to…
23 October, 2013
How To Protect Your Business From Late Payment
Finance & cash flow

How To Protect Your Business From Late Payment

Imagine you’re a shopkeeper and a customer packs a bag with groceries, only to tell you they’ll be back to pay for them in two months’ time. Maybe. It’s a…
18 October, 2013
Infographic: Funding for UK Businesses
Business finance

Infographic: Funding for UK Businesses

Business owners throughout the UK need capital for any number of reasons. From replenishing inventory and purchasing new equipment to expansion or simply just a financial cushion during non-peak seasons,…
03 September, 2013