The Autumn Statement – Things you need to know

The Autumn Statement - Things you need to know

Here at MadeSimple we like to keep on top of important developments within the world of startups and inform you of them as and when they happen. So in light of yesterday’s Autumn Statement we thought we would give you the key points – and how small businesses will stand to benefit. Continue reading

The UK is a great place to start a business. Here’s why.

The UK is a great place to start a business. Here's why.

The UK economy is one of the most vibrant and diverse in the world, so there is tremendous appeal to starting a business there. But current trends show that we are not just part of a great economic centre – but a place where young businesses can utilise digital technologies and create truly life changing companies. Whether for the business owners themselves or for the hearts and minds of consumers. So why is this the case and how has it made the UK a great place for you to start a business? Continue reading

Company formation – Can I get a Certificate of Incorporation?

Company formation - Can I get a Certificate of Incorporation?

When you form your business with us you are all ready to start trading within 3 working hours. But that still leaves you with a bit to do – and you might have a few questions. One of the most common queries we get is ‘Can I get a Certificate of Incorporation?’. Continue reading

Meeting Minutes and what they mean for your business

Meeting minutes and what they mean for your business

So you have just formed your company. Congratulations you are now heading into an exciting adventure and here at MadeSimple we are here to help you along the way so that you can Change your life. For more information on what we can do for you and your business see here for more information.

When you form a company there will be a lot of different things that you need to suddenly think about which you didn’t have to before. It is crucial that at this time that you keep track of your all important meeting minutes. Essentially this is the formalising of all of the key decisions that occur within your company – something which will be covered in more detail later on. Continue reading

Jargon buster! Company formation terms explained

Jargon buster! Company formation terms explained

When you form a company you just want to get on with it. Most people dream of running their own business and find that official aspects of administration and filing within a company confusing. There are so many terms and phrases involved and that’s why it can be sometimes frustrating for people. Continue reading

Immigration clamp downs could harm startups… and more

Immigration clamp downs harm startups.. and more

Talent – something all small businesses need access to in order to grow. Simply put you may need to hire specialists – whether this be business development, digital marketing or web optimisation – at some point a small business will need to employ staff with a particular skill set. You might even need to look overseas to source this talent, indeed it might not be a bad idea to give your office a bit of an international flavour. So the news this week that several leading entrepreneurs have signed an open letter to the Prime Minister regarding his immigration clampdown stance,  emphasising the damage it might do to startups,  may well come as unwelcome news to many small business owners who source a lot of talent from overseas.
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5 reasons why N1 is the place to be for startups

5 reasons why N1 is the place to be for startups

It has been just over a year since MadeSimple moved to the N1 postcode and we are loving life here so far. However, the surrounding area of comprising the Old Street roundabout and beyond is a fantastic and vibrant area that has seen a large growth of new companies over the last few years. Continue reading

London best EU city for startups… and more

UK unemployment rate at seven year low... and more

When it comes to the subject of startups and medium sized businesses, their conditions can be dictated not just through their everyday activities but also from larger scale agreements and recognition. This week has demonstrated this to be the case as our great capital city London has received recognition as the central hub for growing digital businesses. Whilst this is not something which may be a huge surprise –  it is nevertheless welcome news and a big endorsement of how important startups have become in the capital. Continue reading