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.

What's the Hourly National Minimum Wage?

What's the Hourly National Minimum Wage?

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What's the Hourly National Minimum Wage?

Find out what the current hourly national minimum wage is and read about planned rises.

Selling Products Globally

Selling Products Globally

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Selling Products Globally

Are you aware that by selling goods to consumers in Europe – you are governed by the EU distance selling rules for VAT? What are these rules?

How to Diversify Your Business

How to Diversify Your Business

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How to Diversify Your Business

Thinking of targeting new markets and innovating your products or services? We're offering some useful advice to help you advance your business.

Tailoring Your Business to Your Clients

Tailoring Your Business to Your Clients

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Tailoring Your Business to Your Clients

Everybody understands that customers are vital to the success of a business, so how can you tailor your business to suit your clients' needs?

The Scope Creep Monster

The Scope Creep Monster

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The Scope Creep Monster

If you're a freelance or use a freelancer for your business, you'll probably know what Scope Creep is. Here's how you can eliminate it from your business.

How to Forecast Your Annual Profits

How to Forecast Your Annual Profits

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How to Forecast Your Annual Profits

Knowing how to forecast your profits is essential to small business. We share the basics of putting together an annual forecast.

What is Supply and Demand?

What is Supply and Demand?

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What is Supply and Demand?

Supply and demand is a key component of understanding your business model, your sector and your customers. Here's you can make the most out of it...

Encouraging Whistleblowing in the Workplace

Encouraging Whistleblowing in the Workplace

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Encouraging Whistleblowing in the Workplace

What is whistleblowing, and what are the pros and cons of encouraging it in your organisation? How do go about reaching the right balance for your company?

The Evolution of Project Management

The Evolution of Project Management

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The Evolution of Project Management

Knowledge Hub uncovers how project management has evolved and adapted to suit the changing nature of business as we know it today.

Why Should I Care About Project Management?

Why Should I Care About Project Management?

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Why Should I Care About Project Management?

Most business owners have so many things on their mind, managing individual projects often gets delegated down. But here's why you should think otherwise...

Five Ways to Grow Your Small Business

Five Ways to Grow Your Small Business

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Five Ways to Grow Your Small Business

​By their very definition SMEs have the scope to grow. So want to go large? Here are some top ways to grow your SME.​

Communicating Core Values

Communicating Core Values

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Communicating Core Values

Marketing your business, products and services is important. But how do you get the core values of your business across easily and effectively?

Involving Staff in Product Development

Involving Staff in Product Development

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Involving Staff in Product Development

As a leader, is it important to communicate with all levels of employees about the development of a product?

Not Sure What to Pay Staff?

Not Sure What to Pay Staff?

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Not Sure What to Pay Staff?

Read our rundown of all the things you need to consider when calculating the cost of hiring a new employee. It could impact salary levels.

Conquering Hard Times in Business

Conquering Hard Times in Business

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Conquering Hard Times in Business

In hard times, is it essential to offer discounts to customers? Or maintain the price and value of the product?

Project Management Qualifications

Project Management Qualifications

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Project Management Qualifications

Looking to excel in project management? Here are the top qualifications and accreditations you can receive...

Here’s What to do When You’re Not Making a Profit

Here’s What to do When You’re Not Making a Profit

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Here’s What to do When You’re Not Making a Profit

Don't panic if you stop making a profit. Simply follow these easy steps to turn things around.

Why Using a Loan to Hire Employees is Risky

Why Using a Loan to Hire Employees is Risky

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Why Using a Loan to Hire Employees is Risky

Taking out a loan to recruit new staff is okay if you're sure you can afford it. It's risky so consider these issues first.

Protect Yourself From Similar Businesses

Protect Yourself From Similar Businesses

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Protect Yourself From Similar Businesses

Launching a company based on a great idea? Then you must protect it and be strategic to stay ahead of competition.

How to Keep Your Staff When Money is Tight

How to Keep Your Staff When Money is Tight

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How to Keep Your Staff When Money is Tight

Are you an SME and struggling to find finance to pay an employee? We have a few options so you can keep them on the payroll.