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Business advice and articles for small business owners

Welcome to the Fleximize Knowledge Hub. As pioneers at the centre of the alternative finance industry, we know what’s what when it comes to small business. So take a look at our advice, tips and expert guidance to help you launch and grow your own venture. We’ve cherry-picked topics that affect all SMEs – from law, finance, tax and employment, to creative strategy and marketing. Bookmark your favourite Knowledge Hub articles, and do visit regularly – we’re always adding useful content.
The Best WordPress Plugins for E-Commerce Startups

The Best WordPress Plugins for E-Commerce Startups

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The Best WordPress Plugins for E-Commerce Startups

There's a multitude of WordPress plugins that can help e-commerce startups offer customers a seamless shopping experience. Here are four of the best

How SMEs can Compete with Big Brands on PPC

How SMEs can Compete with Big Brands on PPC

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How SMEs can Compete with Big Brands on PPC

PPC offers a perfect, cost-effective platform for small businesses to position their brands among market leaders, and contend in the paid search arena

The Small Business Guide to Kickstarter

The Small Business Guide to Kickstarter

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The Small Business Guide to Kickstarter

Launching your next product on Kickstarter could be the best and worst thing you ever do. Here's our guide to navigating the crowdfunding minefield

How to Improve Your Productivity

How to Improve Your Productivity

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How to Improve Your Productivity

It seems we’ve hit an all-time low in productivity levels in the UK and, as a result, are more stressed. What’s holding us back and how do we escape it?

The Lowdown on Revenue Advance

The Lowdown on Revenue Advance

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The Lowdown on Revenue Advance

Revenue Advance is one of the most flexible business loans available to SMEs. But how exactly does it work and what types of business does it suit best?

Moving Office Made Easy

Moving Office Made Easy

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Moving Office Made Easy

Moving to a new office is a sign of business growth, but it can also be a stressful experience. So how can you take the pain out of the moving process?

VR for Small Businesses

VR for Small Businesses

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VR for Small Businesses

Virtual reality isn't just a platform for gamers. It could provide your customers with the best shopping experience they've ever had

Pokémon Go: How Can Small Businesses Take Advantage?

Pokémon Go: How Can Small Businesses Take Advantage?

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Pokémon Go: How Can Small Businesses Take Advantage?

With Pokémon Go taking the gaming world by storm, there are plenty of ways that SMEs can capitalize on the craze

Why Company Culture is the Key to Success

Why Company Culture is the Key to Success

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Why Company Culture is the Key to Success

Company culture means something different to everyone but no business can afford to ignore it. So how can you build a great culture for your company?

Sponsoring Employees from Overseas - FAQs

Sponsoring Employees from Overseas - FAQs

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Sponsoring Employees from Overseas - FAQs

When recruiting a worker from outside the EU, employers might need to apply for a Tier 1, Tier 2 or Tier 5 sponsor licence. Here's all you need to know

EU Referendum: Is Brexit or Bremain Best for Your Business?

EU Referendum: Is Brexit or Bremain Best for Your Business?

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EU Referendum: Is Brexit or Bremain Best for Your Business?

With one day left to the EU referendum, we were on hand to help business owners who were still sitting on the fence

5 Free Hacks to Improve Your Local Search Visibility

5 Free Hacks to Improve Your Local Search Visibility

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5 Free Hacks to Improve Your Local Search Visibility

5 free SEO hacks to improve your local search visibility on Google by utilising Google My Business, Facebook, Reviews and more

7 Handy Tools to Run Your Business on Holiday

7 Handy Tools to Run Your Business on Holiday

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7 Handy Tools to Run Your Business on Holiday

How do you keep your business running smoothly whilst on holiday? These 7 handy online tools may help you focus more on the beach and less on spreadsheets

What is Equipment Leasing?

What is Equipment Leasing?

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What is Equipment Leasing?

Want to invest in new equipment for your small business without compromising cash flow? Equipment leasing could be the answer to your problems

15 Image Resources for Businesses on a Budget

15 Image Resources for Businesses on a Budget

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15 Image Resources for Businesses on a Budget

Our run down of the best image resources, copyright free photography, design assets and WordPress themes for small businesses on a budget

4 Marketing Hacks for Every Small Business

4 Marketing Hacks for Every Small Business

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4 Marketing Hacks for Every Small Business

Can't afford a marketing team? You still need to think like one. Here are four hacks that marketers use all the time to prove ROI

‘Proptech’ Holds Key to Future of Buying and Selling Property

‘Proptech’ Holds Key to Future of Buying and Selling Property

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‘Proptech’ Holds Key to Future of Buying and Selling Property

Settled is a new 'proptech' firm on the block and it’s leasing the property revolution by placing the power in the hands of home buyers and sellers

Survival Rates of Businesses

Survival Rates of Businesses

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Survival Rates of Businesses

Fleximize's interactive visual debunks the myth that 80% of businesses fail in their first year. The picture is much more positive. Find out more now!

6 of the Best British Co-Working Spaces

6 of the Best British Co-Working Spaces

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6 of the Best British Co-Working Spaces

Want a co-working space with a difference? Check out some of the best – and coolest – co-working spaces for entrepreneurs from around Britain

Who Likes to Spend Money in the UK?

Who Likes to Spend Money in the UK?

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Who Likes to Spend Money in the UK?

Gift retailer, Buyagift, reveals research on regional spending habits and what it means for businesses around the UK

 

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