Author:

Dan Matthews

Smart Energy GB

Listen to your customers when it comes to sustainability

Small business owners should listen to their customers when it comes to sustainability. It's no longer a nice-to-have and increasingly a necessity to attract and retain customers

Accounts & Tax

National Payroll Week: How HR professionals can adapt for the future

Payroll and HR professionals have a multitude of challenges to overcome post-Covid. For small business owners, in particular, it’s important to understand these new challenges and help colleagues work to their best ability

Smart Energy GB

How to take the uncertainty out of your business energy bills

Most small business owners take a forensic approach to cost-counting, so why leave business energy expenditure to chance?

Smart Energy GB

Smart meters and the hybrid workspace

The coronavirus pandemic caused a radical shift in working patterns for GB businesses, a change that bedded in even after successive lockdowns have lifted. What will this mean for business energy usage and how might smart meters help?

Accounts & Tax

The EU VAT e-commerce package: how accounting can help

The EU is expanding the ‘one-stop’ system for reporting and paying VAT across the bloc to include all distance sales of services and intracommunity sale of goods. The updated schemes are together known as the EU VAT E-commerce Package. What does it mean for UK businesses and how can you adapt?

Smart Energy GB

Installing a smart meter: a step-by-step guide for your small business

Great Britain is upgrading to smart meters at a quick pace because of the potential benefits to efficiency, cost-saving and the environment, but how easy is it to get one installed in your small business, and what’s the process?

Accounts & Tax

Payroll: how UK small businesses can get it right

For a small business, handling your payroll is tricky at the best of times, but the coronavirus pandemic and emergence of hybrid working have complicated matters further. Here’s how you can get it right first time

Business Ideas & Planning

How to get more from your business plan

Is your business plan gathering dust in a draw somewhere? Here’s why it’s time to adopt a fresh approach that will inject new life into your enterprise

Accounts & Tax

How to boss payroll year-end during Covid-19

It’s hard to imagine a tougher year for business, with coronavirus and Brexit disrupting normal operations and making it hard for organisations to work cohesively

Finding and selling to customers

How to optimise cash flow with cashless payments

The phrase ‘cash is king’ has never been truer, but how can small businesses like yours ensure a healthy inflow of money to cover costs and make profits?

Finding and selling to customers

How to sell anywhere with contactless payments

This summer, three quarters of payments to Square’s small business customers did not involve cash. It’s a growing trend that’s not going away

Smart Energy GB

How my small business can contribute to reducing climate change

As entrepreneurs, even those of us at the helm of small businesses, we can all play a part in reducing our climate footprint for the benefit of society. Is it time to revisit your green credentials?

Partner content

Can businesses save money on CBILS repayment costs by refinancing for a RLS loan?

Your business could save money on CBILS repayments by refinancing for an RLS loan – Funding Options tells us how

Partner content

How to grow your team

Andrew Walsh, founder of AW Repair Group, takes a look at some of the key issues that small businesses face as they scale up

Partner content

How to build your business

Andrew Walsh, founder of AW Repair Group, explains why you need to invest in your branding – even if you're a small business

Partner content

Embrace your unconventional superpowers

Brij Thankey, CEO of Precision FM, explains how taking focus away from the numbers and putting it on his team has benefited his business