The introduction of the national living wage and pension auto-enrollment are thought to have contributed to the decline in outlook
From April 2017, 600,000 small firms will not have to pay business rates, while 250,000 will pay lower rates.
Government grants will be available to small gaming firms to give them the boost they need to create the next blockbusting games to conquer the global market.
Finding the right people for your business is increasingly expensive and time consuming. Additionally, entrepreneurs are on a steep learning curve when it comes to understanding…
An induction programme is an important process for bringing staff into a business. It provides an introduction to the working environment and the set-up of the employee within the organisation.
Let’s face facts. Whether it’s a global financial crisis, natural disaster or an event we need to plan for but can’t predict [our possible exit from the EU in June 2016 for example] our resilient is always being tested.
Put yourself in my shoes. I get a call from a prospective client and the immediate topic is growth. ‘Andy, how can I grow this thing? How get I get a better return from my business?
I don’t have an exact figure but I would reasonably estimate that the only clients I have had that have used budgets, before I worked with them,
If you google ‘business advisor/adviser’ in most countries, the first page of results is likely to yield a collection of accounting firms and franchised business coaches (because they pay more to SEO /PPC their pages). If you carry on with ‘business coach’, ‘business mentor’ and ‘business consultant’ you’ll get a much, much more diverse range of results that are all very confusing, especially if you’re actually looking for help with getting better results from your business.
Being prepared is never more important than ahead of a meeting that serves to bring on board one of the most important collaborators for your business: your accountant.
Let’s first look at the general rules. They will help you order your own questions, develop a strategy and be in charge of the meeting.