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  • December 4, 2023 by Tom Richardson

    The 5 Components of Business

    As the Made Simple Group is all about, well, making things simple, I was encouraged to pare this post back to basics and come up with what I feel are the five main components of business. Get these right and you should never really go wrong. A niche idea The best businesses I’m seeing are […]

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  • December 4, 2023 by Tom Richardson

    1 in 5 Businesses don’t secure their domain name before registering their limited company

    Did you know 54% of small businesses have not registered their company name on either Facebook or Twitter? We, names.co.uk, recently undertook some research on businesses which showed some concerning results. 1 in 4 (28%) small business owners wait months after registering their company name to register their domain name which increases the risk of […]

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  • December 4, 2023 by Tom Richardson

    Give your business a professional feel with a FREE personalised email

    We’ve partnered up with names.co.uk to offer you a free domain name (or web address) when you register a limited company. This gives you your own website address i.e. www.yourbusiness.co.uk and you can also choose web hosting or a website building tool to enable you to build your website quickly and easily. There is another […]

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  • December 4, 2023 by Tom Richardson

    We’ve teamed up with Rockstar Mentoring Group…

    We’re delighted to announce that we have partnered with Rockstar Mentoring Group to give our customers exclusive access to a video presentation: Discover The Fastest Method For Adding More Value To Your Business And Increasing Your Profits In the presentation Rockstar’s Managing Director, Jonathan Pfahl, uncovers: • The One Thing You Should Always Be Focussing […]

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  • December 4, 2023 by Tom Richardson

    FreeAgent unveils the secret to getting paid three times quicker

    Whether its clients “forgetting” to pay, stalling for time before settling their bill – or sometimes just deciding not to pay you at all – having to chase up money that’s rightfully yours is frustrating and time-consuming. And the problem of late payment is more widespread than you might think – the UK government estimates […]

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  • December 4, 2023 by Tom Richardson

    Shares in your new company

    If you’re thinking of setting up your own limited company, one concept you’ll need to get to grips with is the whole area of shares. Emily Coltman FCA, chief accountant to award-winning online accounting software provider FreeAgent, gives an overview of the rules around shares in a private limited company.

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  • December 4, 2023 by Tom Richardson

    The basics of Self Assessment – what you need to know

    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.

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  • December 4, 2023 by Lauren Felstead

    Top 5 Marketing Tools for Startups

    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. The great news is that with today’s technology, you no longer have to rely on manual processes and spreadsheets as your business grows. There are many powerful […]

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  • December 4, 2023 by Lauren Felstead

    Do you have a cost-effective business?

    Profit margins are the be-all and end-all of running a business, and with so many expenses coming from every angle, it can be a huge challenge to keep things cost-effective. 

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  • December 4, 2023 by Laura Azevedo

    Essential Contracts for your Business

    Once you have incorporated your new company you will be keen to get things running as soon as possible. However, before you hit the ground running it is crucial that you source robust contracts to protect you and your business so that it can grow quickly and safely. In this article we discuss what business […]

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