The life of a developer isn’t known for being easy — but if you’ve picked this career path, you likely love a challenge. So isn’t it a relief to know that, in spite of how confusing coding can be, you know that software development is one of the most in-demand industries globally?
In recent years, it’s been tougher for property rental businesses in the UK. Lending criteria has been tightened, regulations have become less generous and rental yields have fallen — but can lessors still have good earning opportunities despite these challenges?
Breaking into the property development industry can be a rewarding enterprise, but you’ll likely face a number of challenges on the way. Aside from being great at selling, developers must excel at marketing, project management, property market analysis, and most importantly, understanding what buyers want and need.
We’re often told to ‘follow your passion’ and ‘chase your dreams’, but how many of us are surrounded by doubt when it comes to running a business? Spoiler - a lot!
As a marketer, the prospect of going freelance brings up plenty of potential pros and cons. The whole process can be daunting but pays dividends in the long run.
Few businesses are more rewarding for your creativity than arranging stunning bouquets. Best of all, floristry is the kind of small business you can easily run online, from the comfort of your own home.
A common question for our Customer Services team is whether they can reserve a company without forming a company. The short answer is no.
Setting up your own online jewellery shop is very doable, but it does require some homework to ensure you start on the right foot. Beyond making your designs a reality, creating a website and setting up social media accounts, you’ll need to make sure you handle the more formal side of things.
You may know your hydrangeas from your hollyhocks, but how clued up are you on the different company structures open to professional gardeners? If your gardening business is going to flourish, you’ll need to pick the best setup for you, and meet all the business and legal requirements that come with it.
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.
The end of the year is always a good time to reflect on achievements from the last 12 months. But the pressure we put on ourselves to fulfil promises for the next year often fall to the wayside after a few weeks of effort.
Yesterday’s Budget was particularly relevant for the small business world. Here we break down the key points that you need to be aware of:
Opening (or starting, or forming, or registering, or incorporating) a company limited by shares is now extremely simple thanks to formation agents (such as us!) and the registrar of companies, Companies House, simplifying the process.
The two most popular business structures in the UK are Limited Companies and Sole Traders. In this post we’re going to look at the two and highlight some of the pros and cons of each.
Got a great business idea and now ready to crack on? Eggcellent, eggciting, eggcetera.