It’s often said that you should love what you do. Well, it’s safe to say that Anna Ward loves what she does – after all she gets to work with cake every day, and who doesn’t love cake?! Anna launched CakeDrop – a cake delivery service for offices – in July 2017 (still fresh!) and she certainly knows what it takes to get started. Here Anna talks to us about her inspiration for the delicious idea and how life has changed since launching. Enjoy…
If you’re a small business owner it’s likely that you don’t take a break as often as you should.
CITY AM recently reported that half of the UK’s business owners take less than six days off a year, ‘with one in five taking no time off at all’. Whilst it’s easy to see why business owners are reticent to step away from their business for a week or so, it really can be beneficial in the long run when you consider the positive impact a holiday can have.
To inspire you to take a break, we thought we’d take a look at some famous entrepreneurs who recognise the importance of a holiday and where exactly they go! Enjoy…
It’s more important than ever to appreciate the world around us and be mindful of global environmental and ethical issues, so we thought we would name our top ‘10 Ethical Companies’. Here you’ll find a collection of businesses who are really doing their bit! When you’ve finished reading, let us know who you think is ethical and why on our Facebook, Twitter or Instagram pages.
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.
Formed a company but not sure what to do next? No problem adventurers. We’ve designed this infographic to help you navigate through the early stages of running and growing your very own business. You’ll find tips-a-plenty and some guidance on dodging potential hazards. It’s a jungle out there… but we’re here to help. Continue reading
Do you own a limited company? If the answer is yes, then take part in our quick, quirky and TOTALLY ANONYMOUS poll about your working/office habits.
Complete the quick poll below and find out how your results compare to others. You’ll see the results instantly once completed and clicked ‘vote’!
Warning…some interesting questions coming up…
The Registered Office is the official address for a limited company. Despite this, company directors (or anyone else from the company) need not be based at the Registered Office – just as long as any government mail that arrives at the address is then forwarded to the directors. So we know that official, government mail is sent to the address, but what else can you expect to receive? Continue reading
Introducing a new product or service to compliment what you already offer is often a great idea as it can contribute to extra revenue and give your brand a whole new audience. However, it is important to act with a degree of caution. A disastrous product launch can be extremely costly for any business, big or small. Here are five examples of poor products launched by some of the world’s largest companies. Continue reading
We are discontinuing our old Our company formation service rebranded as your own.white label service. You are only affected if you are using the version that is embedded via an <iframe> (pictured below). If this affects you please read on to find out more information, including why it’s being discontinued and what your options are (spoiler: there’s an affiliate program, or we have a newer company formation white label which isn’t going anywhere).
For our latest StartUp Story we’re joined by Neil McIntryre – the entrepreneur behind Special Business Ltd and Pro Software UK.
Entrepreneur: Neil McIntyre
Business: Special Business Ltd and Pro Software UK
Founded: 2008 Continue reading