If you’re a food lover, it can be tempting to open up your own restaurant. It offers you the opportunity to be your own boss and to have creative freedom over everything — from the menu to the interior design. However, it’s easy to be put off straight away by how expensive it is to set up. You’ll need to account for the premises, purchase cooking equipment and furnishings, and pay staff, to name just a few.
If you’re starting up your own cleaning business, you’ll be spending a lot of time planning it. From equipment hire to insurance, this can be a long-winded and difficult process.
Pop-up food stalls are entrepreneurship at its most vibrant. From mobile units catering festivals and parties to market and food court stalls, this fast-growing sector is becoming more and more popular for both businesspeople and consumers alike.
In our latest interview we chat with George Bevis – founder of Tide, a business current account launched at the beginning of last year and counting 30,000+ members already – making it the fastest growing new B2B fintech in the UK ever.
Ah yes, the flamboyant company name. It seemed like a good idea at the time but now you’re just not so sure. In fact, you are sure – you don’t like it. So what are you going to do now? Continue reading
Your personal resolve to keep up that workout routine might be fading, but it’s never too late to make achievable resolutions for your small business! Anytime is an excellent time to review your progress in the previous year, and think about what goals you want to achieve in the coming years.
Emily Coltman FCA, chief accountant at award-winning accounting software FreeAgent, suggests six straightforward resolutions to help your small businesses bloom in 2019 and beyond.
When asked, “What is your most important asset?” most company owners that we asked said it was their business or their properties. However, at Interlife we would disagree. We believe your health is a much more valuable asset. Ask yourself this, if your health deteriorated and you were unable to work, would your business continue, and would you be able to afford to pay your loans? This starts the business protection discussion. Continue reading
In the age of social media, putting aside real time for friends can feel a little, well, old-fashioned. Latif Baluch and Ramy Al Kadhi want to change this with Calio, an all-encompassing calendar app for your phone that makes organising get-togethers simple (we’re always big fans of that). We caught up with the guys last month to see how business was going. Continue reading
What is Self Assessment and how might it affect you as a business owner? Emily Coltman FCA, chief accountant to award-winning online accounting software provider FreeAgent, explains all. Continue reading
Coworking has fast become big business, and it’s only prescribed to get bigger. According to Small Business Labs, the amount of people coworking will rise to 4m by 2020, compared to the still hefty 1m in 2016. The way that people work is changing, in fact, do a quick google on flexible working and you’ll find a number of reports about the future of working that cite ‘flexibility’ as a top priority. At Moneypenny Workhub we think that’s terrific. And not just because it’s good for business. There are many benefits – so here are just five reasons to get onboard with the coworking revolution. Continue reading