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Business management

This section provides helpful case studies and guides on business reputation management strategies for UK start-ups and entrepreneurs.

Why negotiation is an important skill to learn 

Using data to back up your negotiating position is key, says negotiation expert Paul Fisher. But remember, negotiation is a skill that can be learned like any other

Business management

Business management

9 steps to help you improve cash flow in your small business

Follow these handy tips from business account provider Cashplus to improve your cash flow and reducing those unwanted late payments

Business management

Getting ready for Brexit – 6 steps you need to take to prepare

What should your small business be doing now to get ready for Brexit? Sarah Gunton offers advice on how firms can best prepare between now and January 1

Business management

5 winning traits 5 top entrepreneurs all have in common

Tony Robinson has interviewed hundreds of business owners about what makes them a success. Here he shares 5 traits common to all successful entrepreneurs

Business management

Small businesses and their role in efficient supply chains – Q&A with Logmore CEO Janne Juhala

Logmore CEO, Janne Juhala, answers key questions about small businesses and how they can handle ever-changing supply chains.

Business management

8 ways to save money running your microbusiness

Estimating your energy bills is the second largest bit of guesswork running a microbusiness after calculating tax. Installing a smart meter gives you control.

Business management

Top 7 turnaround tips to save your small business from going under

How to steer your small business away from the rocks and into safe harbour. Steve Swayne on how to turnaround your business.

Business management

Coronavirus small business diary – James Cadbury, Love Cocoa

James Cadbury was already waiting for new chocolate moulds shipped from China for his Love Cocoa brand when COVID-19 struck. And then lockdown shut 80% of his retail outlets. Here he talks about scrambling to keep up with online orders and receiving the most bizarre phone call of his life

Business management

Top 7 turnaround tips to save your small business from going under

How to steer your small business away from the rocks and into safe harbour. Steve Swayne on how to turnaround your business.

Business management

Coronavirus small business diary – James Cadbury, Love Cocoa

James Cadbury was already waiting for new chocolate moulds shipped from China for his Love Cocoa brand when COVID-19 struck. And then lockdown shut 80% of his retail outlets. Here he talks about scrambling to keep up with online orders and receiving the most bizarre phone call of his life

Business management

Small businesses say that they won’t survive second COVID-19 spike

A new report from Sage highlights the challenges for small businesses coming out of lockdown and how these firms are adapting to change

Business management

How to reopen your gym, pool or leisure facility post lockdown

Gyms, pools and leisure facitilities can reopen from July 25. Here's what you need to know to reopen your gym, pool or leisure facility safely post lockdown

Business management

How to reopen your restaurant, pub or hotel post-lockdown

Government has allowed pubs, hotels and restaurants to reopen on July 4 after publishing guidance on how to reopen your hospitality business. Here's what we know

Business management

How to reopen your hairdressers and barbers and post lockdown

Hairdressers and barber shops are able to open from July 4, but with extra safety measures in place

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Why you need a business bank account

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5 things every small business owner needs to know before starting

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How to create good cashflow habits

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How to keep your small business safe online

Here's how Security Service Edge from Vodafone can help to protect your SME from ever-increasing cyber threats