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3 Top Tips for A Successful Social Media Business Plan

02.06.2015

‘If you don’t know where you are going, you will probably end up somewhere else’ – Laurence Peters Just as it is in life, the same can be said for social media! If you don’t know where you’re going with it, the likeliho...

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The scourge of Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Got IBS - if you want to find a cure, get a second opinion! If you’re one of the 15 million people and counting that have Irritable Bowel Syndrome in the UK, and you’ve had the symptoms for many ...

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Whose Voice Is That?

We all have one, even if we haven’t identified it. That voice which chatters away at inopportune moments. It’s referred to by many names – chatterbox, monkey mind, 3am demon, internal terrorist,...

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A Tale of Three Cities

In the recent television series ‘Mind the Gap’, Evan Davis, best known for presenting BBC’s Dragons’ Den, compared the property boom and bubble in London with the rest of the country, which br...

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7 Steps To Getting Your Goals

It isn’t about goal setting it’s about goal GETTING!! I am sure that many of you have goals written down - have a look – are there any stuck on your wall, in the back of your diary, in a documen...

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Are You Playing The WHEN – THEN Game?

When I’ve got my business cards then I can start networking. When I’ve got my website up then I’ll feel confident to speak to people. When I’ve done a bit more pro bono work then I’ll be...

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Driving Uninsured? Better Have a Special Reason

Driving without insurance is an entirely reckless thing to do, but figures gleaned from the DVLA reveal more than 200,000 people are at it. The Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) reports that ther...

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Tied by Cable

‘Reckless’ directors could soon be made personally liable for their firm’s debts under new proposals set out by Business Secretary Vince Cable. Cable says that along with making the people behi...

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10 tips to ensure a results driven and cost effective marketing plan

A carefully constructed and targeted marketing plan will always ensure a stream of results regardless of what type of company or business you have. Modern technology has given companies all over the w...

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Tax Traps, Tricks and Tips

Many years ago the late George Carmen QC was defending Ken Dodd, who faced charges of tax evasion.  Mr Dodd blamed his Accountant for failing to make the proper declarations to HMRC.  George Carmen,...

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A Decade of Celebrating Britain’s Greatest Startups

The tenth annual Startups Awards 2013 have launched and are now open for entries.    Sponsored by Simply Business and organised by Startups.co.uk, the number one website for start-ups and smal...

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10 Top Tips for Networking

1. Dress code- This is important despite whether your instincts are telling you to opt for that pink cardigan or ‘no tie’ look – power dressing is extremely important & in this image obsesse...

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10 tips for effective phone communication

When it comes to phones and communication we have reached an era where most of us can not even remember life without a mobile phone. We have become reliant on phones for social and work related matter...

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6 Tips for successfully raising bank finance

Most businesses encounter very early in their journey the difficulties of accessing finance. In most cases, budding businesses give up on the financial institutions prematurely. The call centre experi...

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5 Top Wedding Planning Money Saving Tips

Planning a wedding can be a daunting prospect for couples worried about how much it will all cost. Before embarking on your wedding plans decide what things are most important to you and then build y...

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91% of UK SMEs failing to undertake any new product development

Financial constraints are crippling new product development amongst the UK’s SME base with engineering and technology companies particularly badly affected.  The research, commissioned by new prod...

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Are You Setting Daily Goals?

Daily Goals Are you setting daily goals alongside your short, medium & long term goals? Daily Goals We all know the importance of goal setting for short medium and long term targets. However da...

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How to keep better track of your business finances

Keeping careful track of your business's finances is one of those must-do tasks to keep your business healthy. Nevertheless, it’s not an appealing task for many business owners and one that you migh...

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Small Claim? Big Difference…

One of the biggest bugbears in civil proceedings is the question of your legal costs. If you are thinking of bringing a claim, or find yourself in the position of defending one, the possibility of hav...

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Vivienne Westwood Revealed as Virgin Atlantic's New Uniform Designer

Virgin Atlantic is delighted to announce that it is partnering with leading British designer Vivienne Westwood to redesign its iconic red uniform.  The collaboration between the two British brands is...

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Top Tips for Small Business Communications

In the increasingly competitive business world, small business owners must ensure their voice is heard. This week, Local Business Week is promoting just that with the aim of helping Britain’s local ...

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