5 Ways to Maximise the Productivity of Your Small Business

As all start-ups and small businesses understand, you need to increase and maximise your productivity on a daily basis in order to remain competitive and on top of problems. When you own a small business you are responsible for keeping productive, motivated, and effective – this can be a tough task sometimes. But by increasing productivity you can maximise your profits and compete more effectively with large and small rivals. Continue reading 5 Ways to Maximise the Productivity of Your Small Business

How to Hold a Successful Lunchtime Meeting

Lunchtime meetings can be a fantastic way to network, strategize with your employees, and formulate plans for the future of your business. More informal, relaxed, and arguably enjoyable than liaising in the office, they’re also a great way to utilise your lunch hour without cutting into the rest of your busy working day. Continue reading How to Hold a Successful Lunchtime Meeting

3 Great Ways to Great Ways to Growth-Hack a Startup

Startup companies are becoming more and more common. Many people are trying their hand at entrepreneurship, and with the many benefits to owning your own business, there’s no wonder why. Although starting a business may be a dream, it’s important to remember that a lot of hard work needs to go into making the company successful. Continue reading 3 Great Ways to Great Ways to Growth-Hack a Startup

Tips for Assessing Environmental Impact of Business Ideas

Your individual creative process will often lead you down the path of having a business idea of some sort. You find a customer need out in the world, and you have a desire to satisfy that need. You figure you can be your own boss this way, and make a difference in the world. However, one aspect of business that is often overlooked during the thoughtful prototyping stage is that of environmental impact. After you complete your idea itself, consider these tips for brainstorming what kind of balance you want to have with the natural environment around you. Continue reading Tips for Assessing Environmental Impact of Business Ideas

4 Reasons Any Business is Better Off with a Steel Building

If you’re a company owner and you’re intent on making a profit, you’ll need the right building to do so. It’s important to choose a place that offers you the security and peace of mind that is necessary for being successful with the products or services that you are offering to others. Knowing the many reasons to select a steel building to aid in your prosperity may be the start you need to be successful! Continue reading 4 Reasons Any Business is Better Off with a Steel Building

Is Your Place of Business Attractive to Clients?

All business premises where the clients must enter and spend time inside doing one thing or another would benefit from having high quality and attractive facilities and equipment. A posh restaurant with fancy lighting, nice drapes, glass dishes and stainless steel silverware is likely to have more customers, than one with plastic everything, old metal chairs and other lackluster items. Continue reading Is Your Place of Business Attractive to Clients?

Remaining competitive after the Onshore Legislation

The recruitment industry is competitive at the best of times, but now the Onshore Employment Intermediaries Legislation is in place, this could be an opportunity to stand out against the crowd and show off the best of your business. From carrying out due diligence checks on contractors to completing paperwork on time, here’s a guide to staying ahead of the game and remaining competitive, while still complying with the regulations. Continue reading Remaining competitive after the Onshore Legislation

LegalZoom: Bad for Attorneys, but Worse for Business Owners

The Internet provides business owners with instant access to the items they need. Basic blogs and forums provide information on running the business, and sites like Vistaprint provide instant marketing materials for little cost. But while the Internet is extremely helpful to business owners, it’s not always the best choice. Continue reading LegalZoom: Bad for Attorneys, but Worse for Business Owners

8 Ways to stand out at a Tradeshow

When it comes to running a successful booth at a trade show, there is a big difference between standing out and wasting your time. When people visit a trade show, they are looking for something interesting to grab their attention. The difficult part for business professionals is that they have a hard time determining exactly what an interesting trade show attraction is. As you prepare to invest a great deal of your time and money in a trade show, there are eight ways you can stand out and get everyone’s attention. Continue reading 8 Ways to stand out at a Tradeshow

How to Raise Capital for Your Start-Up Business

If you’re interested in starting your own business and trying your hand as an entrepreneur, you should be prepared for a period of time where you will invest a great deal of effort and money before you start to make a profit. Starting a business from scratch isn’t easy, and the early stages can be very challenging in terms of your financial situation. Remember to do your research before you invest any capital at all, and make sure that your customers will want to pay for the product and service that you’re offering. Once you’re sure of this, you can start to think about how to raise money in order to get your business up and running. Continue reading How to Raise Capital for Your Start-Up Business