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.

Back of the Cab: Our View on The Apprentice

Back of the Cab: Our View on The Apprentice

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Back of the Cab: Our View on The Apprentice

Jump into the back of the Fleximize taxi, as we air our own views on The Apprentice 2015.

Registering Your Trademark

Registering Your Trademark

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Registering Your Trademark

If you've got your small business set up, you need to safeguard it with a trademark. Here's everything you need to know to protect your business today.

4 FAQs for Freelancers

4 FAQs for Freelancers

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4 FAQs for Freelancers

From long-term freelancing, to non-compete agreements and working from home, these four FAQs should help you understand your rights as a freelancer.

​Should You Patent a New Idea?

​Should You Patent a New Idea?

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​Should You Patent a New Idea?

You’ve invented a new product. That means it’s time to invest in IP by applying for a patent.

What is Trademark Infringement?

What is Trademark Infringement?

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What is Trademark Infringement?

Trademark infringement: What is it? Have you seen someone with a similar or identical mark? Then you may need to take action...

​Defences for Trademark Infringement

​Defences for Trademark Infringement

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​Defences for Trademark Infringement

Have you been accused of trademark infringement? Are you facing a threat of proceedings? Don’t panic - there may be a defence.

Launching Your Own Personal Training Business

Launching Your Own Personal Training Business

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Launching Your Own Personal Training Business

​To launch your own personal training business you will need to make sure you can deliver a quality service yourself, or hire a partner. Here's how.

Leaving Your Family Business

Leaving Your Family Business

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Leaving Your Family Business

Leaving your family business is always hard, after all you don't want to upset family members. Here's everything you need to know.

A Licence to Kill

A Licence to Kill

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A Licence to Kill

If you’re operating solely within the UK, there's often no need to obtain a business licence. However, specific licences may be required in your sector.

Dealing With Sub-Contractors

Dealing With Sub-Contractors

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Dealing With Sub-Contractors

It's important to remember that a sub-contractor isn’t an employee, so you can’t treat them as one. So how do you deal with them when it all goes sour?

Can You Actually Save Money on Business Tax?

Can You Actually Save Money on Business Tax?

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Can You Actually Save Money on Business Tax?

Tax in the UK is decided by the type of goods or services you’re providing, not the type of company that runs it, so can you use this to your advantage?

How You Can Learn to be Creative

How You Can Learn to be Creative

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How You Can Learn to be Creative

You can’t teach someone to come up with great ideas, but creativity is something that can be nurtured and developed with the right kind of attitude.

How to Use Content to Drive Sales

How to Use Content to Drive Sales

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How to Use Content to Drive Sales

These days the line between marketing and sales is particularly thin. In this article we look how content can be used to build trust and drive acquisition

Franchisees and The Law

Franchisees and The Law

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Franchisees and The Law

What separates business owners and franchisees when things start to turn sour and where do you stand?

The Most Effective Project Management Techniques

The Most Effective Project Management Techniques

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The Most Effective Project Management Techniques

Project management can sometimes seem very daunting. Luckily, there are several tried and tested project management techniques that can help you succeed

The Basics of an M&A Deal

The Basics of an M&A Deal

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The Basics of an M&A Deal

M&A Deals involve the buying, selling, splitting up or coming together of companies, and can prove to be lucrative or disastrous to all involved.

Why Not to Get Into a Price War With a Competitor

Why Not to Get Into a Price War With a Competitor

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Why Not to Get Into a Price War With a Competitor

Sensible pricing is essential for business – but price wars can be disastrous, and usually mean that everybody loses.

How to Grow Your Sales Without all the Leg Work

How to Grow Your Sales Without all the Leg Work

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How to Grow Your Sales Without all the Leg Work

Our exclusive guide to finding relevant and strongly positioned resellers for your product, how to pitch them and key points you should know.

Protecting Your Business in a Natural Disaster

Protecting Your Business in a Natural Disaster

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Protecting Your Business in a Natural Disaster

We are lucky in the UK that natural disasters are a pretty rare occurrence, but Mother Nature can have devastating consequences on small businesses.

How a Reseller Could Revolutionize Your Sales

How a Reseller Could Revolutionize Your Sales

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How a Reseller Could Revolutionize Your Sales

Many business don't even consider using a reseller to grow their sales, but it's a channel that could give your sales a huge boost, for a tiny cost.