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Owen Gough

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 Ideas & Planning

What emerging business ideas could boom in the future?

UK entrepreneurs are looking to take advantage of the next emerging business trends which could boom in the near future and beyond.

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.

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

What is professional indemnity insurance?

Professional indemnity insurance provides cover if somebody sues your business and they allege that your advice caused financial loss or damaged their brand. It’s not just for accountants and lawyers but for anyone offering a personal service, even web designers

Partner content

What is public liability insurance, and does it cover Covid-19 claims?

Public liability insurance can cover your small business if a third party has an accident or injury. But does public liability insurance cover claims made against your business arising from Covid-19?

Partner content

Business insurance everything you need to know

Every small business may need to be insured at some level. But which policies are must-haves, and which are optional? Edward Murray guides you through the maze