In the bakery business, we all know it’s important to make your products sell like hotcakes. However, this is also the tricky aspect of running a successful bakery: timing.
Like a house, a business can accrue junk over time. Especially when it comes to marketing.
As a wedding caterer, your main goal is likely to make sure the happy couple have a great day, and that everything goes as smoothly as possible. On top of this, though, you’ll face the added challenge of creating a stable, competitive business that earns plenty of custom and does things by the book.
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.
Startups face the unique challenge of translating passions and ideas into repeatable profits. If you want to scale your business successfully, you need systems that support your goals.
You have started a business but you’re short of one very important thing… money. Having an extra source of capital can help your business in a number of ways: You could hire new staff, acquire a new office space, build a new product, go live with a marketing campaign, and of course much more.
After starting your business it’s likely that you’ll encounter a number of situations where you’ll need to deliver a presentation. Whilst presenting can be a nerve-wracking experience, it’s a great opportunity to really sell your business.
The life of a startup is full of ups and downs. Fortunately, there is a simple way to prepare for the tough road ahead.
Here at MadeSimple we are big fans of the the Netflix sensation House of Cards - which has just seen its fourth season released. It’s a fantastic show full of political intrigue, deception and scheming - starring Kevin Spacey as the ruthless politician Frank Underwood.
Networking events are a fantastic opportunity for you to get out there and talk about your business to like-minded people and potential customers/partners.
It is a question that entrepreneurs, business owners and management should ask themselves – whether to put themselves in the limelight and enter an award. As the organiser of one such programme, Arabella Dymoke, of The Good Web Guide shares her thoughts.
If you are a business owner or director of an ambitious company then you should attend the elite business event for free, where you can focus entirely on the growth of your own business for 2014…..
It’s not every day you get invited to visit Number 10 to talk ‘small business’ with senior advisors to the Prime Minister. [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="634"] Outside Number 10!
Emily Coltman FCA, Chief Accountant to FreeAgent - who provide an award-winning online accounting system for small businesses - explains what companies must send to HMRC and when. Registering the company HMRC are automatically notified when a company is formed at Companies House, so about three weeks after registering your new company, you will receive an introductory letter from HMRC.