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Owen Gough

Finding and selling to customers

The importance of defining your unique selling point

Innovate UK runs down the top tips for finding and defining your unique selling point and boost your sales.

Finding and selling to customers

Essential Black Friday tips for Amazon sellers

Here, Mike Cockfield, managing director and Khaos Control Cloud, gives his top tips for Amazon sellers to take advantage of Black Friday

Office & home working

What you should know before moving office

If your company’s growing, you’ve had a change in requirements or you just simply fancy a change of scenery, then you may be looking at moving into a new office.

Marketing

How to make a small business PR plan

Here, Sarah Lee, Founder of PingGo, highlights the benefits of compiling a solid PR plan for your small business.

Small Business Insurance

The benefits of national insurance

Here, we look at the main benefits to paying National Insurance.

Accounts & Tax

Tax-efficient ways to extract profits from your business

Here, we break down a number of tactics business owners can use to extract profit from their business with one eye on tax-efficiency at all times.

Marketing

Top tips for advocate marketing

Is your business making the most of its employees and customers to spread brand awareness? We delve into the world of advocate marketing.

Setting up a company

The seven-point checklist for setting up a business

Sarah Musgrove, editor in chief of Opus Energy, offers a seven-point checklist to help you in setting up a business. Ian and Gary from Raybon Putters also share how they got started.

Office & home working

Working from home? Self-regulation is the key to success

Working from home is growing fast across Europe and North America, but how should employees be managed that cannot be seen at their desks from 9 to 5? Can they be trusted to work just as hard as their colleagues at the office? These are among the dilemmas facing both workers and managers.

Employing & managing staff

The power of being nice in the workplace

Being nice in the workplace can be an undervalued quality, however a recent study from Monarch reveals that employing nice staff makes for both a happier and more productive workforce.

Business management

Top tips for business continuity – Preparing for the unexpected

Klaus Allion, managing director at ANT Telecom, automated communication specialists, discusses business continuity and the need for businesses to have a flexible and robust communications system to enable employees to work from any location.

Office & home working

Why a boring office might be uninspiring for your millennial employees

A fifth of millennial workers admit to rejecting a potential employer because of the poor look of their office.

Partner content

Agility – the new rocket fuel for today’s SMBs

How Microsoft Teams is helping small businesses stay nimble

Partner content

Six ways to boost your small company’s culture with technology

Getting the most from Microsoft Teams to help build a common purpose and connection within your business

Partner content

Five ways to boost SMB cyber defence so you can focus on growth

Want to boost your cybersecurity? Check out these five ways to strengthen your defences against attacks

Partner content

4 small business functions that must be automated for greater profits

Can technology help you create more efficient business models? In this article, we explore how you can use technology to boost your business