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How to make small business accounting (mostly) painless

If you run your own business, then small business accounting might be something which fills you with dread, but it doesn’t need to if you follow some simple guidelines. As long as you keep good records and understand the basic requirements you can stay on top of your without losing focus on running a great…
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Six ways to make the most of online networking

Networking is an important part of any small business, and online networking can open up more worlds of opportunity. You can use social media and dedicated networking platforms to find bring in new customers, share ideas with your peers or even establish yourself as a thought leader and inspiration to others. Whatever your goal, you…
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How to run a successful small business

Wouldn’t it be great if there were a few simple things you could do today that would directly influence how to run a successful small business? Well, it turns out that there are… How to run a successful small business – listening is key Listening is the single most important skill that any business owner…
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The many benefits of being a small business

Growth is good, right? It’s the whole reason why you’re in business. To sell more stuff, to get more customers, to take on more employees: to get bigger. Maybe this is the case for you, or maybe not. Many business owners recognise that actually there are some big advantages to keeping things small scale. We’re…
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Crowdfunding 101: the basics for small businesses

Technology has had a huge impact on every aspect of our lives over the last decade or so – not least in the world of business. One of the biggest changes is the way it’s transforming traditional models of funding. Old methods of raising money for a new business venture have been re-shaped, while we’ve…
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The top things to think about before you start up your business

Small business owners (and people who want to run their own companies) ask us a lot of questions. It’s great that they do and we always do our best to answer their queries. But we thought that it would be useful to cover off just a few of the questions that we think everyone should…
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A guide to working remotely for small businesses

Working remotely is becoming easier than ever, thanks to new technology and a realisation among employers that flexible working is the way forward. It offers a new ways for people to contribute to your company, whatever their personal circumstances. It helps people to live their lives in the way that they want to, and to…
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How to build a business that other people want to invest in

Winning the attention of external investors is the dream of many small business owners. In a way, it feels like a vindication of the many risks that the entrepreneur has taken to start the company in the first place. And beginning to think like an external investor is actually also a very useful process for…
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Could cryptocurrencies save your small business money?

Technology is transforming every aspect of our lives, and the business world is no different. For small business owners, advances in financial technology such as blockchain – and the cryptocurrencies it enables – are potentially revolutionary. At the very least, it seems that cryptocurrencies could offer small business owners a number of different ways to…
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The art of time management

There are as many ways to plan your time as there are to waste it – and it can be a real challenge to know how to best divide up your time as the leader of a growing business. The early days are usually straightforward – as one of the only people running the company…
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