Business Management

Business managment advice is essential when running a sustainable, successful venture

Whether you've been in business for 30 years or 3 months, every entrepreneur needs business management advice and inspiration from time to time. In this section we’ll explore everything to do with entrepreneurship – from mindset to ideation, from starting up to leadership. We’ll also look at the economics and finances, and the processes that makes business more efficient.

Accepting Card Payments: A Guide for UK SMEs

Accepting Card Payments: A Guide for UK SMEs

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Accepting Card Payments: A Guide for UK SMEs

Nick Healy of Suresite shares his expertise on everything UK SMEs need to know about accepting card payments including fees, compliance and charging structures

Renting Versus Purchasing a Commercial Property

Renting Versus Purchasing a Commercial Property

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Renting Versus Purchasing a Commercial Property

If you're undecided about your next office space, here's a quick look at the pros and cons of renting versus purchasing a commercial property

Business Reinvention Through Relocation

Business Reinvention Through Relocation

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Business Reinvention Through Relocation

Andrew Mawson of Advanced Workplace Associates shares his thoughts on how business relocation can be the perfect opportunity for reinvention and a shift towards Agile working

Best Business Apps 2019

Best Business Apps 2019

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Best Business Apps 2019

From collaboration through to accounting, here's a quick run down of the most useful business apps of 2019

The SME Guide to Better Records Management

The SME Guide to Better Records Management

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The SME Guide to Better Records Management

Paul Ravey of Access Records Management shares tips on how businesses can refine their records management practices

Is a Flat Structure Right for Your SME?

Is a Flat Structure Right for Your SME?

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Is a Flat Structure Right for Your SME?

We explore the pros and cons of flat-structured organisations, along with outlining how to implement a flat structure in your small business

How to Create an Effective Mobile Workforce

How to Create an Effective Mobile Workforce

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How to Create an Effective Mobile Workforce

Paul Fisher of Parallels talks us through how to create a mobile workforce so that your team can access everything they need from any location

Employee Health Assessments for SMEs

Employee Health Assessments for SMEs

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Employee Health Assessments for SMEs

Marcus Herbert, Corporate Operations Specialist at Nuffield Health, explores the value of intelligent personal health assessments for SMEs

How Virtual Offices Can Benefit SMEs

How Virtual Offices Can Benefit SMEs

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How Virtual Offices Can Benefit SMEs

Many business owners may consider renting out a virtual office in the early stages of growth. Christina Attrah of Virtual HQ explores the benefits of virtual offices to SMEs

Why More Entrepreneurs Should Become Mentors

Why More Entrepreneurs Should Become Mentors

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Why More Entrepreneurs Should Become Mentors

Ed Johnson, CEO & Co-Founder of PushFar, shares five reasons why every entrepreneur should consider becoming a mentor

What to Expect from the Freelance Sector in 2019

What to Expect from the Freelance Sector in 2019

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What to Expect from the Freelance Sector in 2019

David Tattersall of Handpicked Accountants takes an analytical view of how Brexit and the IR35 Private Sector Reform will affect the self-employed in 2019

Why Cybersecurity Training is Crucial for SMEs

Why Cybersecurity Training is Crucial for SMEs

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Why Cybersecurity Training is Crucial for SMEs

Melanie Jones looks at how investing in cybersecurity training can positively impact both your business and your wider workforce

Designing a Workspace to Increase Productivity

Designing a Workspace to Increase Productivity

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Designing a Workspace to Increase Productivity

We explore how to organize, lay-out and decorate your office workspace so that it increases productivity within your SME

Brexit Uncertainty: Preparing Your Business

Brexit Uncertainty: Preparing Your Business

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Brexit Uncertainty: Preparing Your Business

With uncertainty around Brexit dominating headlines, here's how to keep your business prepared in the face of the unexpected

20 Business Blogs to Follow in 2019

20 Business Blogs to Follow in 2019

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20 Business Blogs to Follow in 2019

If you're looking for some inspiration in 2019, we've curated a list of the best 20 blogs, magazines and websites that every business owner should bookmark. Here's the cream of the crop

How to Write & Deliver the Perfect Business Pitch

How to Write & Deliver the Perfect Business Pitch

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How to Write & Deliver the Perfect Business Pitch

Arden University's Alison Watson reveals how small business owners can develop their presentation skills to capture the attention of investors when delivering a business pitch

Could You Benefit from a Leadership Audit?

Could You Benefit from a Leadership Audit?

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Could You Benefit from a Leadership Audit?

It's important to consider how your performance as a manager impacts staff productivity, company morale and, ultimately, the success of your business

Does Your SME Need a Lone Working Policy?

Does Your SME Need a Lone Working Policy?

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Does Your SME Need a Lone Working Policy?

We explore why lone working policies are an important component of every SME's Health & Safety process, and how to go about writing one that's tailored to your employees

How Business Processes Impact Growth

How Business Processes Impact Growth

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How Business Processes Impact Growth

Many SMEs reach a state where growth plateaus while competition increases. But how can keeping on top of processes give your business the kick-start it needs?

The Psychology Behind Leading a Successful Team

The Psychology Behind Leading a Successful Team

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The Psychology Behind Leading a Successful Team

Having reliable employees that work well together is crucial to the success of any SME. Here are ten actionable changes you can make to ensure your teams are efficient and motivated