Tag: Small Business

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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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Office or home working – how to make the right choice for your small business

The modern business world has been revolutionised and in many ways defined by new technology. The advances we’ve seen, even in just the last decade or so, are transforming traditional ideas about how businesses can be run. Where it was once almost impossible (or extremely inconvenient at best) to work remotely, it is now relatively…
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How to run a small business and avoid burnout

When someone asks you what you do, and you tell them that you run your own business, it is often the case that they look at you a little bit enviously. A common reaction is ‘I wish I could do that one day’, or ‘It must be great to be your own boss.’ And it…
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What small companies can learn from big ones

Sometimes, it can feel like the world of big business is obsessed with the small. We fall in love with the story of individual entrepreneurs, building their tiny companies from scratch, driven only by a powerful vision and a great idea that they believe can one day transform the market. There is something pure, and…
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