According to statistics, the number of entrepreneurs in the UK is on the rise, and is even sparking new trends such as the rise of the digital entrepreneur, and the trend of “silver entrepreneurs” or “oldpreneurs”, which are those who are over the age of 50. No matter the demographics of the entrepreneur, or what industry they are looking to get involved in, however, each one is faced with the question of how to best spend and invest in the business. (more…)
A lot of times when you think about profit margins as associated with your business, it’s all about making money or improving your finances through income. However, it’s important to understand that there are negative factors that influence financial success. In other words, there are negligent behaviors for business owners that directly lead to additional business costs that are entirely unnecessary.
Most business owners and managers are aware that it’s expected of them to prevent discrimination against employees in the workplace. Failing to do so doesn’t just often result in losing good employees and poor performances, but it can even drive up your insurance, and require paying legal costs should things escalate to litigation. (more…)
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When it comes to hiring a receptionist you will want to ensure that you do not rush, take your time and make sure that you get the best person for the job. There are a lot of things to consider before employing someone for this role, and you will want to think carefully before you rush into choosing someone for this essential role in your business. As a receptionist is a client facing position, your main focus should be on the level of customer service that you are going to provide your customers. (more…)
You know you’ve got a great idea. You know you’ve got an excellent product. You know that the service your business provides is impressive. The next thing you need to figure out how to do is to get attention for your brand. With all of those good things in place, you still need people to know who you are and what you do, and that’s where branding comes into question.
If you work from home, then you understand that there are a slew of unique challenges to wrangle. Getting your home office under control means that there is order, comfort, and peace. Working from home takes self discipline, and it helps to set up the most suitable environment.