Business Strategy

Articles on strategy including product pricing, salaries, mergers and marketing methods

Strategy is one of those over-used buzzwords that, in business, is often diluted and can be applied across the board. In this section we take it back to its roots, looking at wide-ranging strategies from pricing structure and salary levels, to marketing and mergers.

A Right Royal Wedding Boost for SMEs

A Right Royal Wedding Boost for SMEs

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A Right Royal Wedding Boost for SMEs

Find out the SMEs that have a Royal Warrant granted by the Queen, the micro-businesses cashing in on royal wedding fever and our top tips to bag a Royal Warrant for your own SME

Buying a UK Franchise: 6 Things You Need to Know

Buying a UK Franchise: 6 Things You Need to Know

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Buying a UK Franchise: 6 Things You Need to Know

Franchising is a great alternative to a brand new business concept offering stability, fixed startup costs and an established business plan

Six Key Employment Law Developments in Q2

Six Key Employment Law Developments in Q2

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Six Key Employment Law Developments in Q2

With April representing the start of a new quarter and financial year, here are the key employment law developments business owners need to be aware of over the coming months

Five Essential Steps to Exporting Success

Five Essential Steps to Exporting Success

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Five Essential Steps to Exporting Success

Exporting is an exciting prospect for any business, but it’s not without its challenges. Learn how to conquer overseas markets with this simple guide

How to Increase Profit With New Revenue Streams

How to Increase Profit With New Revenue Streams

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How to Increase Profit With New Revenue Streams

Introducing new revenue streams is a great way to reduce risk and boost profit. But how can a business find the best opportunities for additional income?

What Could Replace Annual Appraisals?

What Could Replace Annual Appraisals?

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What Could Replace Annual Appraisals?

Companies are beginning to move away from annual appraisals towards continuous performance management. But what does this mean for employee pay and bonuses?

How Casper and Eve Are Driving Innovation in the Mattress Industry

How Casper and Eve Are Driving Innovation in the Mattress Industry

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How Casper and Eve Are Driving Innovation in the Mattress Industry

Startups Casper and Eve have revolutionized the experience of buying a mattress. We discover how the two companies have successfully disrupted the industry

Business Energy: Getting the Best Deal for Your SME

Business Energy: Getting the Best Deal for Your SME

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Business Energy: Getting the Best Deal for Your SME

As a small business owner, you'll want to pay as little as possible for your energy supply. Here's how to avoid the traps of the business energy market

How to Network Effectively

How to Network Effectively

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How to Network Effectively

Networking events remain an important part of the modern business landscape. Learn how to network effectively with these top networking tips

Water Deregulation: What Does it Mean for SMEs?

Water Deregulation: What Does it Mean for SMEs?

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Water Deregulation: What Does it Mean for SMEs?

The non-domestic water market in England was deregulated on 1 April 2017. Here's everything small businesses need to know about water deregulation

Setting Up an Energy Contract for Your Business

Setting Up an Energy Contract for Your Business

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Setting Up an Energy Contract for Your Business

Finding the right energy supplier can be a headache for small business owners. Here's a simple guide to getting your business utilities up and running

Currency Risk: How Businesses Can Manage It

Currency Risk: How Businesses Can Manage It

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Currency Risk: How Businesses Can Manage It

Exchange rate fluctuations can have a significant impact on any business. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways for SMEs to manage their currency risk

Rebranding a Company: Lessons from AOL

Rebranding a Company: Lessons from AOL

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Rebranding a Company: Lessons from AOL

AOL's rebrand may have divided opinion, but it taught businesses a number of lessons about rebranding. Here are the most important ones

The Impact of the Uber Ruling on the Gig Economy

The Impact of the Uber Ruling on the Gig Economy

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The Impact of the Uber Ruling on the Gig Economy

Uber's defeat in a recent employment tribunal will have a huge impact on the company, but what are the wider implications for the gig economy as a whole?

The Difference Between Gross Profit and Net Profit

The Difference Between Gross Profit and Net Profit

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The Difference Between Gross Profit and Net Profit

What is the difference between gross profit and net profit? Fleximize's simple guide should help clear things up

The Importance of Insurance to Business

The Importance of Insurance to Business

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The Importance of Insurance to Business

'Why do I need business insurance?' we hear you ask. That's one of the questions we answer in this super simple guide for startups and SMEs

The Five Myths of Entrepreneurship

The Five Myths of Entrepreneurship

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The Five Myths of Entrepreneurship

There are a number of myths swirling around the startup space – and many entrepreneurs fall for them hook, line and sinker. We debunk five of the biggest

Why Apprenticeships are Great News for Small Businesses

Why Apprenticeships are Great News for Small Businesses

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Why Apprenticeships are Great News for Small Businesses

Savvy SMEs know apprenticeships benefit their employees and business growth. From funded training to low employment costs, here's the lowdown.

eBay Loans and Advice for eBay Seller Success

eBay Loans and Advice for eBay Seller Success

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eBay Loans and Advice for eBay Seller Success

Article offering great advice for eBay Sellers who want to boost business – from applying for eBay loans to strategic timing of auctions

Will NLW Make Employees the Victims?

Will NLW Make Employees the Victims?

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Will NLW Make Employees the Victims?

Phil Foster discusses how the new National Living Wage could cause SMEs to make low-skilled staff unemployed to save on costs.

 

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